Overview of Korean Food

Overview of Korean Food

Overview of Korean Food


Hansik, Korean cuisine,  has evolved through centuries of social and political change. Originating from ancient agricultural and nomadic traditions in southern Manchuria and the Korean peninsula, Korean cuisine has evolved through a complex interaction of the natural environment and different cultural trends.

There is a good overview about Korea food with nice visual image at

You can figure out the essence of Hansik:

  • Jang (the esence of Hanksik)
  • Kimchi (the science of fermentation)
  • Guk (brimming with flavor)
  • Tang (thick savory soup)
  • Ssam (a scrumptious mouthful)
  • Namul (healthy and aromatic)
  • Jeon (artful cookery)
  • Jjim(a special dish for festive days)
  • Bibimbap (a caleidoscope of colors and flavors)
  • Ogokbap (a mix of five grains)

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