Shucking abalone is easier than you think—just make sure you’re holding it properly and cut off the right bits!
Koreans think of naengi as the first ingredient to come into season in the spring, and naengi-guk (냉이국, shepherd’s purse soup) is one of the most common ways to eat it.
A few days ago, my second episode on Cooking Possible aired, and this time, the theme was all about rice.
There’s no way around this one so we’re not going to mince words here. There’s a creature called the “penis fish” and it’s delicious.
One of the common ways to eat dallae (달래, Korean wild chive) is making dallae ganjang (달래간장), a tasty and useful sauce that helps brighten up any meal.
Making gosari namul (고사리 나물) requires soaking for long hours and easily takes a full two days, so make sure to plan ahead, especially if you’re preparing for a special day like Jeongwol Daeboreum.
Jeongwol Daeboreum (정월 대보름) is a celebration of the first full moon after Seollal (설날, Lunar New Year), or January 15th on the lunar calendar.
Geotjeori is essentially a quick kimchi that doesn’t go through a fermentation process, and it’s one of the most popular ways to eat bomdong.
After our trip to the southeast, we brought some delicious gwamaegi straight from the drying centers back to Seoul.