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Types of Korean Food

Bibimbap​
Bibimbap​

Bibimbap, sometimes spelled beebimbap and pronounced bee-bim-BOP, is a popular Korean dish of rice topped with fresh and cooked vegetables and a red chili paste called gochujang. Seasoned raw or grilled beef may also be added, and a fried egg is often plopped on top.

Bulgogi​
Bulgogi​

Bulgogi came from the Korean word bul-gogi (불고기), consisting of bul ("fire") and gogi ("meat"). The compound word is derived from the Pyongan dialect, as the dish itself is a delicacy of Pyongan Province (currently in North Korea).

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Hobak-juk​
Hobak-juk​

Hobak-juk (호박죽) or pumpkin porridge is a variety of juk (porridge) made with pumpkin and glutinous rice flour. It is a smooth and naturally sweet porridge that is traditionally served to recovering patients or the elderly.

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Japchae​
Japchae​

The most comprehensive and authentic Japchae (Korean glass noodle stir fry) recipe! What is Japchae. Japchae or chapchae (잡채) is a very popular Korean dish. It is the number one sought after dish particularly during the Korean festive holidays (e.g. New Year’s day and Harvest festival) but it is also enjoyed on any other common day as well.

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Kimchi​
Kimchi​

Other kimchi vegetables include: aster, balloon flower roots, burdock roots, celery, chamnamul, cilantro, cress, crown daisy greens, cucumber, eggplant, garlic chives, garlic scapes, ginger, Korean angelica-tree shoots, Korean parsley, Korean wild chive, lotus roots, mustard greens, onions, perilla leaves, potatoes, pumpkins, radish greens, rapeseed leaves, scallions, soybean sprouts, spinach, sugar beets, sweet potato vines, and tomatoes.

Mak-Guksu​
Mak-Guksu​

Mak guksu is a Korean buckwheat noodle dish served in a chilled chicken broth, sometimes served with sugar, mustard, sesame oil or vinegar. It is closely related to naeng myun but the differences lie in the high concentration of buckwheat flour in its noodles and the use of greater amounts of vegetables.

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Naengmyeon​
Naengmyeon​

Mul naengmyeon is commonly known as Pyeongyang (평양) naengmyeon in Korea while bibim naengmyeon is known as Hamheung (함흥) naengmyeon. Pyeongyang and Hamheung are North Korean cities. These naengmyeon dishes became popular in South Korea after the Korean war by the people who fled the North during the war.

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Pajeon​
Pajeon​

Pajeon (파전, Korean pronunciation: [pʰa.dʑʌn]) is a variety of jeon with scallion as its prominent ingredient, as pa (파) means scallion. It is a Korean dish made from a batter of eggs, wheat flour, rice flour, scallions, and often other ingredients depending on the variety.

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Pork Belly​
Pork Belly​

Marinate the pork belly with garlic, ginger, Korean hot …

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Rice Cake​
Rice Cake​

Korean rice cake recipes Rice cake, called tteok in Korean, is a much-loved traditional dish with many many variations. No festival day, anniversary, or celebrations is complete without them.

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Samgye-Tang​
Samgye-Tang​

Samgyetang (삼계탕, 蔘鷄湯) means ginseng chicken soup and it is a popular stamina food in summer. Korean ancestors believed that you can supplement your lost energy by having this soup. So many Koreans visit Samgyetang restaurants in summer, particularly during the three hottest days of summer (also known as three dog days of summer).

Samgyeopsal​
Samgyeopsal​

Samgyeopsal on a charcoal grill Cooked samgyeopsal being cut with scissors Thick, fatty slices of pork belly, sometimes with the skin left on and sometimes scored on the diagonal, are grilled on a slanted metal griddle or a gridiron at the diners' table, inset with charcoal grills or convex gas burners.

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Seolleongtang​
Seolleongtang​

South Korean food is unbelievably delicious, but if I could choose just one thing to eat over and over again, it would have to be kimchi jjigae. I’m not alone, it happens to be one of the most beloved everyday dishes to eat in Seoul and it’s one of the most affordable complete dish meals to eat in Seoul.

Sundubu-​Jjigae​
Sundubu-​Jjigae​

Today I want to share a popular Korean stew - Sundubu Jjigae (순두부 찌개, Korean spicy soft tofu stew). I think Sundubu Jjigae is one of the top 3 sought after Korean stews, followed by Kimchi Jjigae and Doenjang Jjigae.