Archive for the ‘Korean Culture’ Category

Sunday September 20, 2009 23:43

Korean Table Settings and Manners

A typical Korean table setting consists of rice, soup and a few side dishes including the essential side dish, Kimchi.

Saturday September 12, 2009 00:05

Dancing the Kkokjijeom 꼭짓점 댄스

The sight of Koreans cheering on the Korean national football team in front of Seoul City Hall during the 2002 World Cup came to be recognized around the world.

Have you ever heard of naengmyeon (냉면)? The name literally means ‘cold noodles’. You really want to have some when it gets hot in summer, though they say it is supposed to be eaten in winter.

Monday July 27, 2009 06:26

Dakssaum 닭싸움

Have you ever heard of dakssaum? The word literally means ‘Chicken fight’ so you might think it refers to cockfighting, but in this case it is a form of play done by holding one leg up with an arm while hopping around on the other leg trying to knock one’s opponent down, and it makes […]

Saturday July 11, 2009 06:00

NongShim – Shin Ramyun

The reason why Shin Ramyun has become one of Korean’s favorite instant noodles brand in 1988 is because of it fiery red, spicy taste hot soup that can make you cry. Shin Ramyun – Pack Noodle