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[Weekender] Korea’s budding winemaking scene

YEONGCHEON, North Gyeongsang Province – Popular wines in Korea are mainly sourced from countries such as France, Italy and Spain, but recently, locally produced Korean wines have been carving out th...

Updated : 2016.08.26 17:47

[Weekender] Koreans more adventurous with wine

For many Koreans of a certain age, hearing the word “Majuang” will bring a wistful smile. It is difficult to recall the taste, but in the days when imported wines were a rarity, Majuang ruled. Th...

Updated : 2016.08.26 17:37

[Herald Interview] Wine master Jeannie Cho Lee talks pairing for Asian palate

When it comes to wine, most people would envision the sun-kissed vineyards of Italy, France or California. In contrast, Asia and its cuisine are not often brought up when discussing wine culture. B...

Updated : 2016.08.26 17:27

Zucchini tart recipe will make you wish you had planted more, not less

Houseguests can be ingrates. Once, I invited an asparagus family to the garden and the whole clan stalked away. Perhaps my hostess skills need some work. Apparently to make asparagus feel at home, y...

Updated : 2016.08.26 17:23

Newspaper says it uncovered KFC’s secret recipe

CHICAGO (AFP) -- Is the secret KFC recipe a secret no more? A US newspaper says it may have inadvertently stumbled upon the closely guarded blend of spices and herbs that coat the global restaurant ...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:14

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Mediterranean promotion at Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo Courtyard by Marriott Seoul Pangyo will be presenting the Mediterranean promotion at the hotel buffet MoMo Cafe from Sept. 1-Oct. 31...

Updated : 2016.08.19 17:29

[The Palate] Cool and crisp lettuce wraps, ssambap

In the midst of this unusual heatwave, most locals tend to rely on the usual “go-to” summer foods in an attempt to cool off during these record-breaking temperatures. But, how many chilled noodle s...

Updated : 2016.08.19 17:13

[Home Cooking] Omurice

Omurice is fried rice wrapped in egg omelette. It’s a fusion dish that combines Asian fried rice with a Western omelette and ketchup. Flavored with sweet and tangy ketchup, omurice is especially pop...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:21

Korean food made simple? Yes, it’s possible, says Judy Joo

NEW YORK (AP) -- The American palate has gotten sophisticated enough that kimchi is considered a health food and bibimbap can be ordered alongside mac and cheese. But cooking Korean food still seems...

Updated : 2016.08.12 10:08

Hipsters and greybeards clink pints at U.K. Beer Festival

LONDON (AFP) -- Grizzly-bearded ale swillers and well-groomed hipsters jostled for bar space Tuesday at the Great British Beer Festival -- with the latter group driving the U.K.’s craft beer boom. T...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:32

Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Vegan diets are considered by most as healthy and environmentally responsible, with celebrity poster children touting benefits like weight loss, clear skin and increased energy. ...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:31

Cannabis chef takes fine dining to new high

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Christopher Sayegh holds up two syringes filled with cannabis compound, primed to pump tiny amounts into a pomegranate sorbet or a juicy cut of Wagyu Japanese beef as part of a b...

Updated : 2016.08.04 13:51

Cakes with a novel twist at Vanilla Cloud

At first glance, the cakes at Vanilla Cloud -- a “dessert boutique” in Cheongdam-dong -- look predictable. There are colorful layer cakes and dainty mousse-like affairs, mouthwateringly displayed ...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:34

[Home Cooking] Mul naengmyeon (noodles in cold broth)

Naengmyeon is a cold noodle dish of thin, chewy noodles made with buckwheat and potato or sweet potato starch. Mul naengmyeon is served in a clear, refreshing broth that’s typically made with beef b...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:14

[The Palate] Raw seafood soup, mulhoe

In Korea the winter months are known to be the best time to enjoy seafood from the surrounding cold waters. However, it is in the summer when the bounty of the sea and fish “hoe” are the most desir...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:26