Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made using fermented vegetables. This includes cabbage, cucumber or radish. The dish has both a sweet and a tangy taste. No meal is complete without this dish for Koreans. It is best served with a bowl of steaming white rice and meat.
Originating over 3,000 years ago, Kimchi is a long-standing custom that entered as a way to preserve and ferment vegetables during the harsh winters when many Koreans starved to death. Today, around 2 million tons of Koreans consume Kimchi every year. Not only this, Koreans make this dish before winter too. Today, the culture of Korea is now popular around the world.
Simply put, Kimchi is their nation’s pride. So if you want to surprise your Korean friends by making Kimchi, then here are the ingredients you need:
– Fermented Vegetables
– Cabbage, Cucumber or Radish
– Garlic and Ginger
A dish dating back centuries, Kimchi has been a staple food for generations. From home to abroad, it is alongside nearly every meal. Connecting identity and heritage, it has become an icon of Korean culture. Kimchi can be prepared into dishes, like this fried rice, and served hot or cold right out of the jar. If you haven’t tried Kimchi ever, then here is your chance to watch some videos and try it by yourself.