“How I learned to be a proper Korean wife” or….Kimchi 101

It all started with a craving for kimchi chigae…and led to the birth of the Fräulein. Her simple recipe for kimchi mastery.

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Daegu revisited

After a few days in Seoul, I headed back to Daegu to do some traveling with Julian.  I once again boarded the KTX and had a little giggle when the train conductor (a comely lass) gave a little bow to each passenger that passed her by. I’m not...

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day 12-13: An-yeong Andong!

Julian and I decided to check out Andong.  One of the oldest surviving settlements in Korea, Andong flourished during the Joseon dynasty and became the center of Confucian studies. Today there are still many villages that maintain a traditional...

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Day 14 -From one gut to another

My last night in Daegu, the choice was clear.  Makchang had to be consumed.  I had cautiously enjoyed it my first night in Korea, so I thought, why not.  I’m a foodie…and Daegu is famous for its makchang. Now if, you’ve forgotten, makchang is pig...

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