Food Fact: In historical times, the number of banchan (side dishes) given during a meal used to be based on one’s status.
Korean cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world, ranking fourth in the study of the most popular international cuisines. The cuisine is not just delicious dishes but also the experience the foodies crave.
A typical Korean meal consists of a bowl of rice, a bowl of soup or stew, and some side dishes as accompaniments. Kimchi, a fermented vegetable dish usually made with napa cabbage, Korean radish, and cucumber, is served with almost every meal.
Some popular Korean dishes include bibimbap, a classic mixed rice and vegetable dish, mandoo (Korean dumplings), japchae, kimchi jigae (spicy kimchi stew), gimbap, ramyun, bulgogi (Korean barbeque beef) and Korean fried chicken.
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