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Grilled Ddeok

Grilled Ddeok

People who know me well here know that despite my love for Korean food, there are a few items I’m not a big fan of. I don’t like the rice water that is made by pouring hot water into the remains of hot stone pot rice. Seaweed soup (MiyeokGuk) is not...
Acorn Jelly Salad (Tastes Better Than It Sounds)

Acorn Jelly Salad (Tastes Better Than It Sounds)

At the mountain restaurants, including my favorite dong-dong-ju place, one of the plates you can order with your food and alcohol is DotoriMok 도토리묵. It’s Acorn Jelly Salad. According to Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared M. Diamond, acorns were not practically...

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