Aesthetics and Taste: The Role of Pickles and Fermented Foods in a Korean Meal

Read my article about Korean food history in Greenwood Food Cultures of The World Encyclopedia here. I discuss the importance of pickling and fermenting for food security. Pickles and fermented foods also contribute to the aesthetics of the Korean table and unique flavors of Korean dishes. The Korean Peninsula has four distinct seasons. The Korean table […]

Korean Buddhist Vegan Cuisine: Feminine Kitchen

About Korean Buddhist Cooking By Susan Park Please note that veganism or vegetarianism are not synonymous with Buddhism in general. There are different schools or sects of Buddhism; each with their own guidelines. Being a vegan or vegetarian doesn’t make you good. Eating meat doesn’t make you bad. Please refrain from imposing Judeo-Christian morality onto […]