Jeju Island, one of the islands in Korea, is famous not only for its unique culture of sea maidens, but also for its food that brings more seafood recipes. Today, let's see what you can eat in Korea.
Korean people like to eat grilled meat, grilled various kinds of meat, and various parts of meat, pork neck, fatty sausage, etc., vegetables mostly grilled mushrooms, grilled meat is not cheap in Korea, and grilled eel is especially expensive. Jeju Island's specialty is roasted black pork, and locals say most of the ingredients are flown in or shipped by sea, so it's a little more expensive.
Korean barbecue has local characteristics: a round table with a grill in the middle, surrounded by a table of small dishes such as lettuce and sorrel leaves, and dipping sauces, and people drinking sake while discussing loudly, which is a very Korean atmosphere.
Soup and Rice
Korean people love soup, and there are simple and complicated soups. Simple soups such as miso soup are made with prepared miso, which can be bought anywhere in the supermarket, and ingredients available at home, mostly tofu or zucchini, potatoes, etc. Finally, clams are added to enhance the freshness, and a bowl of white rice is served with it, making it the most everyday food.
In addition, there is also rice sausage soup with rice, in which pieces of rice sausage are added to the pork soup. Rice intestines are made by filling small intestines with glutinous pig's blood, which is a favorite food in Korea and North Korea! Pork head soup and oxtail soup are also made slowly, but they are very good.
The most popular Korean drama is bibimbap, which is a simple dish of vegetables, eggs, meat and bibimbap sauce.
Jeju Island unique food
In addition to the above, Jeju Island's specialties include scallops, black pork, abalone porridge and sea urchin, or steak and abalone hot pot. Some restaurants add a little ginseng for a stronger and more nourishing flavor.
Jeju is famous for its scallops, which are not only available in restaurants, but can also be bought in supermarkets as a convenient and ready-to-eat dish. In Woljeong-ri and Nyu Island, there are small restaurants run by sea maids, offering some fresh seafood made delicacies, such as abalone porridge, which is delicious. The sea urchin noodles, of course, depends on whether you are used to eating them or not, and whether they are highly acceptable.
If you go to Jeju Island, you can taste the traditional Korean food, but don't forget to eat Jeju food, those delicious seafood and citrus.