17 Foods Every Korean Grew Up With

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It's not all just Korean BBQ and soy

1.Haejangguk (해장국)

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Welcome to hangover cure city, son.

2.Jokbal (족발)

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Pigs feet that you dip into a red shrimp marinade. What? It's delicious​.

3.Soondae (순대)

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You remember shoveling that shit when you were just yea-high and yea-wide.

4.Jjajangmyeun (짜장면)

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All you need to know: staple takeout food of Korea. Never wear white while eating.

5.Kimchijjigae (김치찌개)

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Welcome to the land of rice and kimchi.

6.Seolleongtang (설렁탕)

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Add some scallions, salt and pepper and then boom, heaven on earth.

7.Bundaegi (번데기)

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Okay tbh you never, ever tried silkworm pupae. But your dad sure loves it though.

8.Japchae (잡채)

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This and some rice will take your Korean friend back to the good old times.

9.Sannakji (산낙지)

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Cut ’em up with scissors. Guzzle back raw.

10.Doenjang jjigae(된장 찌개)

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Nothing screams you’re back at home than a nice, hot, steaming bowl of doenjang jjigae.

11.Nokdumuk (녹두묵)

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Ah. Green bean jelly.. You can’t take jell-o shots with these suckers, but you sure still can toss 'em back.

12.Miyeok guk (미역국)

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You always got this on bdays. Ten points for Gryffindor if mom adds small cut pieces of meat and sesame seeds!

13.Kongnamulguk (콩나물국)

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The cureall for colds.

14.Nurungji (누룽지)

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It's CRISPY rice, not burn rice. God forbid the day a pot of scorched​ rice crosses your plate.

15.Hotteok (호떡)

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Pancake filled with melted brown sugar, chopped nuts, cinnamon, ​and honey. You know you'd walk into the woods with a clown if she had this in a basket to lure you in.

16.Gopchang jeongol (곱창전골)

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Intestine casserole. What? It's homey and full of flavor.

17.Eomuk (어묵)

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Processed fish cakes in a spicy, sweet soup. All the yums.


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