All posts by Vincenzo Acampora Carratura

  • bibimbap
    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,…

  • home food parc
    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 ...

  • Tteok
    A walk in Ahyeon Market (Seoul)
    December 30, 2013, No comments

    During my room search of last week,  I have visited many houses in Sinchon (신촌), Hongdae (홍대) and Ayheon (아현) areas and it was during one of these visits that I discovered the area around the Ayheon metro …

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    Marcheat Market – organic food market in Seoul
    December 6, 2013, No comments

    Organic and sustainable food has been catching on in South Korea over the last few years. Awareness about the importance of a healthy diet has grown and so has the number of people interested in these topics. The first …

  • soybean paste
    Asio gusto – Slow food event
    October 20, 2013, 1 Comment

    From the 1st to the 6th of October the Asio Gusto event was held at at the Namyangju sport complex center located just outside Seoul. This event was the first Asian international slow food fair that gathered producers…