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Yonhap Feature: Visitors learn to make their own Korean dishes

Here is my latest feature article for Yonhap News.  I started working on this in Seoul then finished it when I came back to New York.  I am introducing a few different options for people who are considering a Korean cooking class in Seoul.  The table below...
Spring Herb Dishes of Korea

Spring Herb Dishes of Korea

[media-credit id=52 align=”alignnone” width=”700″][/media-credit] Clockwise from the top left are seawater tofu, dallae (달래 – small wild onion or Allium monanthum), naeng-yi (냉이 – Capsella bursapastoris), and godeul bbaegi (고들뺴기...

Fresh Tot (a.k.a. hijiki) 3 Ways

[media-credit id=52 align=”alignnone” width=”700″][/media-credit] One thing I miss about living in Korea is the abundance of sea vegetables.  Although more people are now aware of and have found applications for a couple of kinds of dried...

Delicious Seoul Scenes

Here are a few things I’ve been doing in Seoul for the last 2 weeks… Pollock stew (생태찌개 – saeng tae jji gae) in a brass pot cooked at the table.  Once ignored as a reminder of the hard times, this type of thin brass pots and bowls called yang-pun...

Shin's Korea Trip – First Update

It’s already been 10 days since I arrived in Seoul.  I try to keep a relaxed vacation pace, but that doesn’t seem to be working (not that I’m complaining).  Here are a few photos of my first days in Korea. This was my first time to Tong Young (통영), a...

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