Have you heard of temple food? In South Korea, temple cuisine refers to a type of culinary culture that originated in Buddhist temples. A popular type of fried seaweed snack, known as kim bugak (김부각), started out as a Buddhist temple food. Nowadays, people often eat these fried seaweed chips as a quick bite, banchan (side dish), or anju (drinking snack).
Of late, have you seen the new rice paper tteokbokki hack? Recently, during the spring and summer of 2021, this recipe idea started trending in South Korea. Instead of using the typical tteok (Korean rice cakes) in the tteokbokki, people are replacing it with rolled rice paper.
A while back, we wrote a blog post listing some of the most popular Korean snacks available to buy online or that you can make at home. In that article, we listed Choco Pies as one of the most popular and well-known snacks available in and out of South Korea. […]
Korean street food is an important part of Korean cuisine–Korean food is so much more than traditional sit-down style meals! What comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “Korean food”? Some people will think of the famous Korean-style barbecue. Korean barbecue places probably are the most common types […]
During this time of year, every store and holiday-music-inclined household has carols playing in the background. For me, I enjoy the classics such as ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.’ Another song on that list would be ‘The Christmas Song’ by Nat King Cole, whose lyrics famously […]