If you want to understand the culture & people of a country, dine with the locals. Food is the perfect reflection of culture & tradition of a country. But when you travel to a new place it is pretty hard to understand the local language & its food culture. Here we present you a list of 10 Must Try South Korean Food for every foreigner visiting South Korea
Samgyetang or chicken soup is a must try Korean food. It is rich, filling, healthy & full of flavours. It consists of a whole chicken stuffed with rice, garlic & spices cooked in a broth. It is mainly served in summer. It is said that Samgyetang helps to cure ailments & provide wholesome nutrition to the body.
Kimchi is the most versatile & loved side dish in Korean cuisine. You will see it with most of the Korean dishes. It is pickled vegetables mostly cabbage. The flavour is spicy & tangy. You will develop an instant liking for the dish if you like spicy food.
Soft Tofu Stew Or Sundubu Jjigae is Korean comfort food. Chunks of soft tofu are served with vegetables & meat in a flavorful soup. An egg is cracked in it once the dish is cooked. Th egg cooks from the heat of the dish. It is served in a traditional earthen pot which enhances its flavour & visual appeal.
Hotpot Mixed Rice Or Dolsot Bibimbap is Korean signature dish. It holds a special place among Korean Food. Bibimbap is served in a pot. It mainly comprises of rice, seasoned vegetables, sprouts, pepper sauce, soy sauce & served with Kimchi & a soup. It’s a complete meal in itself.
( Tip: Vegetarian can try this dish. Just ask the food stall attendant not to add any meat. It’s a good option to eat out in Korea.) . Read More