Korean cuisine #11 Andong jjimdak Andong jjimdak (Andong-style Braised Spicy Chicken with Vegetables) A dish originated in Andong, Korea, made with vegetables and vermicelli in chicken and simmered in soy sauce. Andong Jjimdak is a food that has been enjoyed at traditional markets in Andong since the 1980s. Andong Jjimdak is a meat dish with various vegetables and vermicelli added to a piece of chicken and is loved by citizens f..
Korean cuisine #10 Hodu-gwaja Hodu-gwaja It is made by baking walnuts, bean jam, and flour as the main ingredients in a walnut shape. In 1933, it was first made at the Hakhwa walnut confectionery shop in Jo Gwi-geum (趙貴金). Walnuts are known to be rich in omega 3 fatty acids and are rich in nutrients that are good for our body, such as protein, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2. It is a specialty confectionery representing Cheonan C..
Korean cuisine #9 Tteokbokki Tteokbokki Tteokbokki is Korea's representative street food (bunsik). Galaetteog (a stick of rounded rice cake) and vegetables stir-fried with Gochujang. Tteokbokki is one of Korea's most popular snacks, so even people who are not good at eating spicy foods drink water and eat it. Recently, the types of tteokbokki have been diversified, and there are dozens of types of tteokbokki such as gugmul ..
Korea tourist destination #9 Tapgol Park , Wongaksa Pagoda Tapgol Park and Wongaksa Pagoda Tapgol Park, located in Jongno-gu, Seoul, is a place where the Declaration of Independence was read and hurrayed for independence during the March 1st Movement in 1919, and is designated as historic site No. 354. Heungboksa Temple was built in the Goryeo Dynasty and Wongaksa Temple was built in the Joseon Dynasty. During the Joseon Dynasty, during Yeonsan-gun and ..
Korea tourist destination #8 Cheonggyecheon Cheonggyecheon Cheonggyecheon is a local river in Seoul, Korea, and belongs to the Han River water system and is a tributary of Jungnangcheon. The longest origin is the “Baekundong Valley” located in Cheongun-dong, Jongno-gu, and it flows to the south and grows by combining Samcheongdongcheon in the basement near Cheonggye Plaza. From here, it turns east and crosses the traditional downtown area..
Doenjang(soybean paste) and Ganjang(soy sauce) Doenjang (Soybean Paste) Doenjang is a fermented food that is very important in Korean dietary life. Doenjang is made from soybeans, soaked in soy sauce, and left over after leaving soy sauce. Doenjang, mainly rice and vegetables, has long been loved as the main protein source in our traditional diet, which is prone to lack of protein. Since ancient times, they have made doenjang in the traditio..
Gochu-jang (Red Chili Paste) Gochu-jang (Red Chili Paste) Gochujang is a unique fermented food in Korea along with soy sauce and soybean paste. It is a complex seasoning and favorite food that harmonizes the sweetness resulting from hydrolysis of carbohydrates, the umami of soybean protein amino acids, the spicy taste of red pepper, and the salty taste of salt. Origin of Gochujang It is a special sauce product unique to Kor..
Korea tourist destination #7 Sungnyemun Gate Sungnyemun Gate In 1394 (Taejo 3), the third year since the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, Hanyang was designated as a new capital and a new city was built at the station. According to the palace construction plan, Jongmyo and Sajik were first constructed, followed by Gyeongbokgung Palace, and fortifications were built on four mountains around the city for the purpose of defending the entire ca..
Korea tourist destination #6 Gyeonghuigung Palace Gyeonghuigung Palace Gyeonghuigung Palace was a secondary palace in the late Joseon dynasty. Its construction started in 1617 (9th year of Prince Gwanghae’s reign) and was completed in 1623 (15th year of Prince Gwanghae’s reign). Before Gyeonghuigung Palace was constructed, there was a house owned by Prince Jeongwon, father of King Injo, and a story has been passed down that the house was confis..