On The Border
A Taste of Korea
60 Years of the Republic
Drive Away Fatigue with Dropwort Delicacies in Cheongdo
Hanjae Village in Cheongdo, North Gyeongsang Province, is famous for producing dropwort, a perennial herb with a range of health benefits. Every spring, the village is bustling...
May. 03, 2013 11:53
How Tofu Can Help Your Spring Diet
Many people go on a diet in spring to get in shape for the more revealing outfits of the summer season, but overly ambitious goals can lead to insufficient nutrition. A balanced...
May. 01, 2013 08:06
Boost Energy with Mussels on Cold Winter Days
Winter is the high season for mussels, which in Korean means chiefly red clams. Mussels can be poisonous after May, when they spawn, hence the adage that they should only be eaten...
Dec. 26, 2012 08:20
Red Bean Porridge Warms Longest Night of the Year
Friday marks the winter solstice, or dongji in Korean, the shortest day of the year. Koreans traditionally celebrate this day by sharing a steaming bowl of red bean porridge with...
Dec. 21, 2012 08:26
Enjoy Seasonal Gingko Nuts
Gingko nuts with their subtle flavor and soft, chewy texture have been an essential ingredient in high-quality dishes for centuries, prized for important occasions such as...
Oct. 23, 2012 13:13
Rice Cakes and Other Tasty Chuseok Traditions
Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, is traditionally celebrated with a bounty of delicious food. One of the most treasured offerings on family dinner tables is songpyeon, or...
Oct. 02, 2012 08:35