This seaweed soup is my take on a southern region favorite, using more water and a few more ingredients.
Recipe: Maesaengi soup, Jeollanam-do version
This is one of the few soups you’ll eat with chopsticks instead of a spoon.
Maesaengi: a delicate seaweed
Maesaengi (매생이) is an unusual kind of seaweed, one that was eaten mostly along the southern coast of Korea until a recent surge in popularity in the last ten years.