Guide to Types of Peas

green, peas, vegetable on a plate

There are several types and varieties of peas that are available to plant and consume. Each of them varies in size and taste. Some pea types mature earlier than others, and some of them might require some particular procedure to mature and flourish. However, some seed companies tend to sell several pea … Read more

History of the Korean Language

The Korean language, named hanguk-eo in South Korea and chosŏn-mal in North Korea, is a language in East Asia that is spoken by more than 77 million people. A majority of those speaking the language mainly live in Korea, but several speakers can also be found in China (Yanbian Prefecture and Changbai County) as well as … Read more

History of the Korean Royal Family

Before the formation of the Sixth Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Korea had a long history of monarchs ruling over the land. The last monarchy that ruled Korea was during the Joseon Dynasty, which governed the country for more than 450 years. Although … Read more

The Amazing History of Korean Cuisine

The Amazing History of Korean Cuisine

From the earliest known pottery makers of 8,000 BC, through the evolution of city-states and kingdoms from scattered tribal villages and nomadic barbarians, to modern day civilization, Korea has a very rich and colorful history that spans thousands of years. The earliest peoples of the Korean peninsula were small bands of hunter-gatherers, … Read more

Gat-kimchi – Mustard Leaf Kimchi

갓김치 A kimchi made of gat, a kind of mustard leaf. The stems and leaves are seasoned with pickled anchovy sauce. The strong flavor of the mustard leaf and the anchovy is what makes this kimchi popular. Source: Korean Food Guide in English (Ed. The Korea Foundation, Cookand, 2003) ISBN: 89-89782-10-4