All posts by Vincenzo Acampora Carratura

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July 11, 2014

Summer in Korea always brings hot temperature and many days of rain. Being able to bare the heat and humid weather is crucial and fortunately there are many Korean dishes that can give you relief and restore your stamina.…

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Food festivals and events in South Korea

June 27, 2014, No comments

In South Korea the second half of 2014 will be full of interesting festivals and events related to food and hospitality and there will be plenty of op ...

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My first Kimjang

April 29, 2014, No comments

Probably one of the most interesting experiences you could do in Korea, is to join a Kimjang. The Kimjang consists of the preparation of big quanti ...

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Changdeokgung Palace and Secret Garden

March 5, 2014, No comments

When one of my best friends came to visit me in Seoul, I wanted to show him some special places in the city. We decided to visit Changdeokgung Palace ...

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    Home made bibimbap recipe
    February 7, 2014, No comments

      Bibimbap is well known as one of the most representative dishes of Korean cuisine. It consists in steamed rice, mixed with vegetables, meat, eggs and chilli pepper paste. One of the key concepts behind this dish,…

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    Home style food in Seoul
    January 23, 2014, No comments

    Life in Seoul can be quite hectic and many people during  weekdays work a lot and don’t have the time or the will to cook a healthy and nutritious meal everyday when they come back home. I think this also happens during…

  • Seoul National Library
    A day in the Seoul National Library
    January 13, 2014, No comments

    For my research on Korean food I was looking for a specific book (Korean food:The originality) that could not be easily found. I wandered through several book stores (including Kyobo book store) and I couldn’t…

  • Hwahongmun
    A day trip to Suwon
    January 6, 2014, No comments

    It was a sunny Sunday and I needed to get out of the hectic Seoul so I decided to do a day  trip to a place I haven’t visited yet. The city of Suwon is located around 30 km south of Seoul and knowing that it has many interesting&hel ...