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[Weekender] Healthy, tasty local dishes that nourish during summer

During summer, some Koreans may think of the phrase “iyeolchiyeol” when deciding what to eat. Similar to the popular English idiom “fight fire with fire,” Koreans are known to tackle the scorch...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:09

[Weekender] Eat to beat the heat

On a scorching hot summer day, you start to feel sluggish and dizzy while perspiring heavily. Feeling dehydrated and low on energy, you instinctively grab a glass of cold water, gulp it down and look...

Updated : 2016.07.22 16:52

[Weekender] Keeping cool with food over the centuries

An exhibition on how Korea’s forefathers refreshed themselves during long, sweltering summer days is on at the National Folk Museum in Seoul, offering modern-day tips on how to keep cool. “The e...

Updated : 2016.07.22 16:40

Korean traditional confectionery master receives state recognition

A South Korean traditional sweets master has received the monthly state recognition for his outstanding artisanship, a government ministry said Friday. Kim Gyu-heun, the master artisan of "hangwa," ...

Updated : 2016.07.22 11:44

Top chefs, scientists to gather in Spain to explore taste

BARCELONA (AFP) -- Do genetics influence what we like to eat? Why does food taste better when hungry? High-profile chefs and scientists will get together in a symposium in Spain to try and find out. ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:22

Chefs present local cuisine for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

Korean chefs on Wednesday showcased a variety of Korean dishes made with local ingredients from Gangwon Province, the venue for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, with a subtle twist to capture th...

Updated : 2016.07.20 15:27

Pared down, French-style fare draws crowds to L’enfance

Owner-chef Kim Tae-min translates the name of his restaurant, L’Enfance, as “Childhood.” “I called it that because it is my first restaurant,” Kim, 32, said as he explained how it signified he ...

Updated : 2016.07.15 15:05

[Home Cooking] Saewu Naengchae (Shrimp Salad with Hot Mustard Dressing)

This shrimp salad with cucumber and Korean pear is lightly dressed with a hot mustard (gyeoja) sauce, which is a classic Korean salad dressing. The hot mustard gives a flavorful, spicy kick to the sa...

Updated : 2016.07.15 12:00

[Herald Interview] Gaon’s modern take on Joseon royal cuisine

The kings of the Joseon era (1392-1910) tucked into a total of seven meals daily and each one involved meticulous planning. The day would begin with a medicinal herbal soup early in the morning, fol...

Updated : 2016.07.14 14:47

Grand Hilton kick-starts early bird Oktoberfest sales

The Grand Hilton Seoul is gearing up to host its annual Oktoberfest, marking the 10th anniversary of one of the city’s largest beer festivals. The festivities will kick off on Sept. 3 at the hotel’...

Updated : 2016.07.14 14:33

Shake Shack burger to open this month in Gangnam

Shake Shack, a popular burger chain from New York City, will open its first store in Gangnam on July 22, Korean food and confectionary company SPC Group said Tuesday. (Shake Shack) The store will b...

Updated : 2016.07.12 11:35

Seoil Farm enchants with organic and slow-food style

If you look at food history and the culture of any country, the roots of their cuisine usually lie in local and naturally grown ingredients as well as seasonal and slow-food cooking methods. Whethe...

Updated : 2016.07.08 18:02

Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung brings taste of Thai to Korea

With the popularity of Thai food on the rise, Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy is hosting “Thai Cuisine Week” from July 11 to 16 to promote authentic Thai gastronomy in Korea. The week-long lectur...

Updated : 2016.07.07 15:27

Italian Michelin star chef wins Korean cooking contest

An Italian owner chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant won a Korean cooking contest in Milan to promote the cuisine’s globalization Tuesday. Fabrizio Ferrari, the owner of Michelin one-star restaura...

Updated : 2016.07.05 13:51

[EYE] Giving people the gift of time

Breakfast is a big part of Korean life, the family gathering for a proper sit-down breakfast that would set you off right for the day. Or that used to be the case. These days, such scenes seem to ha...

Updated : 2016.07.01 16:27