VISITING NORYANGJIN FISH MARKET IN SEOUL: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

VISITING NORYANGJIN FISH MARKET IN SEOUL: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Noryangjin Fish Market is probably on every every food-lovers “must do” list when in Seoul. Officially called the Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market, it is the largest and oldest fish market in South Korea dating back to 1927. It is huge, with a bout 700 vendors…

TASTE OF KOREA: WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT IN SEOUL

TASTE OF KOREA: WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT IN SEOUL

Food is a highlight of a trip to Seoul for many. In Seoul you can find everything from street food to three-Michelin starred restaurants. Most meals in Korea are served with red pepper paste or gochujang and are very spicy. The food is eaten with metal…

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato & Almond Sauce

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato & Almond Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a tomato-based smoky pepper sauce that originates from Tarragona, Catalonia. The authentic version uses ñora peppers—small, round, mild cherry peppers with a robust taste, sometimes called the paprika peppers. They are often sold dried and soaked before using. Since these peppers may…

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

Layered Farmer’s Cheese Dessert with Lingonberries and Sweet Rye Bread

This is a Nordic/Scandinavian dessert with superb flavors of layered sweet rye and cinnamon, tart lingonberry and smooth farmer’s cheese will impress any dinner party guest. It is also super easy to make. Lingonberries are native to the Scandinavian and Nordic countries but you can…

Taste of England: Chocolate Wine Inspired by Heston Blumenthal

Taste of England: Chocolate Wine Inspired by Heston Blumenthal

Chocolate and wine, two of the guiltiest pleasures, combined. The three-Michelin starred British chef Heston Blumenthal created this recipe for his restaurant Fat Duck in Bray, England. Read about this restaurant experience here: The Fat Duck by Heston Blumenthal: The Curious Case of Molecular Gastronomy As…

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot & Potato Salad

Taste of Estonia: ROSOLJE, Colorful Beetroot & Potato Salad

Rosolje, Estonian beetroot and potato salad, has a wonderful shade of purple and a tang of finely chopped herring and zesty mustard dressing. Estonian cuisine has been influenced by the different countries that have occupied this tiny nation, from the Germans to the Russians. While…