Special Korean kimchi has been stigmatized and turned into 'global food'

  Current Korean kimchi is not only an attractive specialty of ginseng origin, but has appeared in many countries and has become a very popular dish. But few people know that this famous dish has been discriminated against in the past.

Korean kimchi has been around for about 4000 years and is a specialty dish for all Koreans. This dish appears everywhere from rural to urban areas and is considered the soul of Korean cuisine, when mentioning kimchi, people will immediately remember Korea. Having been stigmatized quite fiercely, but the growing popularity and appearance globally has once again proven kimchi is a "not medium" dish of Korea. 
 

Kimchi is the soul of Korean cuisine. 


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Korean Kimchi dish is discriminated against but has global coverage 

Referring to Korean cuisine, it is definitely impossible to ignore kimchi, this is a typical dish for the people of this country. Korean kimchi is a mixture of vegetables and fruits combined with spices such as ginger, salt, sugar, chili, garlic, onions mixed together to ferment to form a sour, spicy, salty dish. Sweet is characteristic.
 

This dish is made from vegetables and mixed with different spices.

Traditionally, Korean kimchi will be made in the early winter, ie around late November and early December each year. Each family usually works with a very large amount that the family can use for many months. Previously, after being marinated with spices, kimchi was placed in terracotta jars and buried underground. However, nowadays people often put them in jars or store them by specialized refrigerators. 
 

Kimchi will be stored in a jar of soil after seasoning. 

In Korea, there are more than 100 types of kimchi made from a variety of vegetables such as cabbage kimchi, young radish kimchi, mustard leaf kimchi, cucumber kimchi, onion kimchi, sweet potato kimchi ... persons Korea may use kimchi and how to enjoy all year round are varied. They can eat without rice or use kimchi to combine with other ingredients and create delicious dishes. 
 

There are over 100 types of kimchi in Korea. 

Korean Kimchi with the people here is the culinary soul, an indispensable dish. However, in the past, this dish has been strongly stigmatized by foreigners. The reason is not because of the cooking method or the taste of the food, but just because they are too smelly. Some people believe that only people who smell are afraid and do not want to continue enjoying. 
 

Kimchi was stigmatized due to heavy smell.

However, Koreans have had a spectacular "comeback" by turning this stigmatized dish into a global specialty, making people in many people around the world love the food. their.

Korean kimchi has been promoted through many forms such as dramas, reality TV shows, gameshow. Even in Korea, people have built the Kimchi Museum, the Kimchi Research Institute, and the Kimchi Foundation, and there is a science of kimchi taught in colleges and universities.
 

In Korea there is even a kimchi museum. 

In 2002, when the Sars epidemic raged, international newspapers repeatedly reported that kimchi helped protect Koreans from the epidemic. Since then, people have learned more about the benefits of Korean Kimchi and fell in love with this dish. Kimchi is a really good food for health thanks to a lot of fiber, antioxidants, weight loss, cholesterol balance, stomach cancer prevention ...
 

Kimchi is very beneficial for the digestive system and human health.

Since 2003, Korean kimchi exports increased rapidly, this dish also began to be introduced to many countries around the world with new variations, even many Korean restaurants in Europe  have achieved Michelin stars. honor. For many people when traveling to Korea , the first dish chosen to try is the traditional flavor kimchi. 
 

Korean kimchi is now popular and more popular. 

From a dish of discrimination, Korean kimchi not only gained the love of international tourists, but gradually became one of the global dishes of this country's cuisine. 
 

Kimchi has imported many people around the world. 

In Korea, people consider making kimchi a cultural feature and call it Kimjang. This cultural feature has been preserved and passed down through many generations throughout thousands of years of history. In December 2013, Korea's Kimjang culture was officially recognized by UNESCO as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 
 

The kimchi salt culture has become an Intangible Heritage. 

Traveling to South Korea , in addition to exploring famous landmarks, checking-in at beautiful destinations, exploring the culinary world of ginseng with dishes from kimchi is also a great experience that you should not miss. 

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