Have you ever heard of a Korean dolsot? These stoneware bowls are used to cook and serve different types rice of dishes. Learn about them here!
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In South Korea, the two most popular alcoholic drinks are undoubtedly soju and beer. While some people choose to drink copious bottles of beer or shots of soju, others mix the two into a smooth cocktail known as ‘somaek.’ Here, we will take a deep dive into how to make good somaek. Then, we will learn about some somaek food pairings, as well as Korean drinking culture tips.
In videos or photographs depicting meals in South Korea, have you ever seen a black bowl or pot sitting in the center of the table? You may have noticed that, on one hand, these bowls contain stews, such as doenjang or kimchi jjigae. On the other hand, maybe they contained a soup such as samgyetang or a custardy egg dish named gyeran jjim. In Korea, this black pot is known as a ‘ttukbaegi’ (뚝배기). Here, we will take a deep dive into how people use the Korean ttukbaegi, where to buy these pots, and how to maintain them.
Once we reach July and August, we are in the middle of the summer sweet and juicy peach season! As a Georgia girl, we do two things really well: naming streets after peaches and making sweet tea. As such, I couldn’t go through the peach season without sharing this peach sweet tea and bourbon cocktail. Soon, you will be adding this recipe to your list of party-pleaser cocktails to quench thirst during the summer heat. We hope you enjoy it!