The basis of the power of the Koreans, like many other peoples of East and South-East Asia, is the food of plant origin, primarily rice. Rice cooked steamed without salt porridge ‘baby’, without which no cost, no Korean meal. Less the cook pabi of other cereals: millet, barley or green foxtail.
The other main element of traditional Korean cuisine – fish and seafood. The rich flora and fauna of coastal and river waters of the Korean Peninsula give so rich food to the people. The flesh of clams, shrimp, oysters, sea cucumbers and many sea plants are a fundamental part of everyday, festive and ritual dishes. Some types of lean fish – such as cod, Pollock, flounder – are used to prepare a special kind of food called ‘kimchi’.
Kimchi is a collective name of the dishes, the approximate counterpart in European cuisine could be defined as pickles and savouries. However, kimchi is not only vegetables, fruits and herbs as its components are widely used meat, including poultry, and, as mentioned above, fish and seafood. Usually in the warm season the kimchi is prepared 2-3 days before use, and in autumn for the winter is harvested in large quantities.
One of the main traditional food of the Koreans is the noodles ‘Kuks’. The Kuksa is prepared from wheat, buckwheat, corn or potato flour and served along with dishes of finely chopped meat of different methods of cooking, seasoned Continue reading
National organization of tourism of Korea invites you to participate in the collection of ginseng, and also offers to feel the healing power of this plant.
Ginseng is one of the most valuable medicinal plants in Asia, renowned for its healing and strengthening the body properties. Traditionally, ginseng was one of the most favorite gifts Korean rulers, which they exchanged with the Chinese rulers, as well as the main trading goods during the reign of the Koryo dynasty (918 – 1392 ad).
Variety of ginseng found in Korea is known as “Panax ginseng C A Meyer” (panax – “all”) or “the Bark of INSAM” (jenjen the Crust). This plant is divided into two types: “Samson” wild mountain ginseng “INSAM” – cultivated ginseng. If the first type is known as a means effective with stronger effect, the second type being grown specifically to meet the growing demand, because scientists do not cease to improve its quality.
To get acquainted with a long tradition and history of this medicinal plant everyone will be able at the ginseng Festival – 2009. It will be held from 18 to 27 September on the square downtown ginseng Kumsan district and the Street of ginseng and herbs County Kumsan-gun, the province of chungcheongnam-do.
In Berlin Street Food is and restaurants, and moving trucks with burgers, and weekly activities, and just very fashionable. We have selected the most popular and interesting places.
Street Food Market Markthalle IX is the first and still lost the popular weekly street fair food. Every Thursday from 17:00 to 22:00 at Markthalle IX food attracts a variety of cafes and restaurants, and in front of the now most tourists do the dishes.
British pies, Thai dumplings, similar to dumplings, Mexican tacos, dishes from Peru and Korea, barbecue is American, allgäu cheese spätzle (noodles very specific cuisine of southern Germany) and many other things. No Thursday is like the previous one, because every time come different cuisines, different countries and different dishes.
About the same as in Markthalle IX from 2013, is recently every Sunday from 12 days in Neue Heimat.
On Sundays it is a tradition started late Breakfast, where everyone can choose a dish to your liking. The only thing that can be a problem — the problem of choice. Gastronomic diversity that prevails here, slay any. Come best big company to take Continue reading