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Korean – Gomguk

In Korean cuisine, Guk and Tang is the category of soup and stew. This dish GOMGUK is included in the category of Guk. It is also known in simple English as, Beef Bone soup. GUK can be prepared of different types.

Korean – Hotteok / Korean Sweet Pancakes

Hotteok is a very popular Korean pancake with stuffing inside the cakes. Stuffing can be chocolate, peanuts, cinnamon, nuts, coconut, brown sugar, honey. There is a difference between normal and Korean pancakes. Hotteok is shallowly sauteed in butter to make it crispy from the outside. So this makes a difference in Korean Hotteok / pancakes. This snack dish is first time introduce in 1927. It was the time of the Chinese when settled in Korea.

Korea, Japan – Bibimbap / Korean Mixed Rice Bowl

Bibimbap is a dish from Korean national cuisine. It is actually a rice dish which means Mixed Rice. In this dish, many different ingredients are added like stir-fried vegetables, cooked meat chunks, raw vegetable salad, noodles, spices and herbs, eggs, etc. BIBIMBAP was first time recorded in a book of JOSEON. There are different versions of Bibimbap.

North Korea – JeonBok-Juk

This unique dish is also known as Abalone rice white porridge. It is a variety of Juke. Juke is a mixture of porridge, grains, rice cooked with simple vegetables and meat. Rice porridge is a very popular breakfast in Korea. Varieties of juk are available worldwide

Korean – Sundubu-jjigae

This is a Korean Soup that can be made up from Scratch. The spicy Korean Tofu soup is very popular in Korea. Sundubu-jjigae or Soondubu Jjigae are two names of the same dish, tofu stew. The main component besides seafood is TOFU. There are varieties of JJIAGE, stew dishes of Korean cuisine.

Korean – Jeon

Jeon is a kind of fritters used as a snack and in brunch. It is very common go-to food of Korean Cuisine. It is served as appetizer, anju or banchan. Banchan is named for the side dishes served with the main Korean meal. Anju is a Korean term used to call that snacks, served with alcohol. And Buchimgae is the Korean Pancake, used to cooked mainly with vegetables and smoked eggs.

North/South Korea – Kongnamul Muchim

This is a very nutritious side dish served as BANCHAN. This dish is a combination of beans sprouts with other vegetables and some nuts and noodles are also added to give it a nice base to the dish. Banchan is the side dish of Korean cuisine. It is mostly grilled and steamed dishes. This is the Korean cuisine that traditionally originated at the JOSEON DYNASTY. This dish is influenced by Buddhists at the time of the Three Kingdom.

Korea – Soft Tofu Stew

Soft tofu stew as the name indicates stew having soft tofu as the main ingredient in this dish. This dish is also known by the other name SUNDUBU-JJIGAE. Sundubu is the word for extra soft curdle tofu and Jjigae is the Korean stew category. This is a very delicious stew in Korean cuisine and, it is also known as Spicy tofu stew because Gochujang and chili powder are added to this stew. The origin of soft tofu stew was recorded first time at Joseon Dynasty.

Korea – Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup/Samgye-tang

Samgye-tang is a soup dish that is also known as Ginseng chicken soup. The name of the dish of the same category depends upon the use of chicken. In Korean tradition, there are three popular days of the year to have this soup as the culture of Korean cuisine. Whenever it comes to Korean cuisine and traditions, the Great Joseon State, Joseon Dynasty has a big role. The culture of eating Samgye-tang on Bok Days is common even nowadays but it has a tradition that came up from that time.

North Korea – Gujeolpan (Platter of Nine Delicacies)

This dish is not actually one dish, it is a platter of nine different traditional dishes of Korea. They have many different colorful dishes from vegetarian to non-vegetarian dishes. The word ”GUJEOLPAN” means 9 section plate or you can say plate. This is a very old delicacy of Korean cuisine which is old as about the 14th century associated which the Korean Dynastic kingdom.