korean wave! well, anything that smells of Korea is booming at the moment. Starting serial drama, music, boyband group, dance, style of clothing until she gets her hair a concern. Amazingly, Korean food is also well-known internationally. In Korean culture, there is one special food that does not have the other food, that is kimchi.
Things that make kimchi a special food that there are many factors one of which is the need of making it a long time. Kimchi is a kind of pickled vegetable fermantasi results are given a spicy seasoning. Once salted and washed, mixed vegetables with spices that are made from krill shrimp, fish sauce, garlic, ginger and red chili powder.
The most common vegetable kimchi is usually made of cabbage, Chinese cabbage, white radish, or cucumber. There are many variations on how to create in each household.
Kimchi is always served at a time when eating as one of the most common types of banchan. Kimchi is also used as seasoning during cooking kimchi soup (kimchi jjigae), kimchi fried rice (kimchi bokkeumbap), and various other dishes.
Other popular menu, which is Bulgogi, a basic ingredient of beef sliced thin (sirloin) or rib eye area. Usually these foods are combined with soy sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, garlic, onion, ginger and sugar.
Other unique menu, which is Korean mixed rice, called Bibimbap, Jeonju city typical food. Korean mixed rice menu consists of, a bowl of white rice with side dishes on top of vegetables, beef, egg, and gochujang sauce. Before eating, stir the rice and side dishes into one. Bibimbap is served in a bowl of heated stones that have been called Dolsot Bibimbap (dolsot means stone bowl).
The heat from the stone bowl will ripen in place the raw egg over rice as a side dish. Before you put rice, sesame oil is poured in the bottom of the stone bowl in order to form a layer of crust is fragrant rice and crispy on the bottom of the bowl.
if you order in the Korean restaurant menu, an appetizer before eating. Various types of namul can be served in one shot placed in the bowl in small portions. As kongnamul, namely boiled sprouts with sesame oil. Sigeumchi namul, namely that in the spinach and stir briefly boiled with sesame oil, garlic, and soy sauce, and many other variations.
Korean dish that uses many vegetables are also good in consumption and has particularly efficacy. For example, soup sam Tang Ge, which is chicken soup with ginseng. Using the original quality Korean ginseng is a natural processed vegetables and ginseng cooked on hot stones are believed to be a healthy body.