7 Delicious and Famous Korean Foods, You Must Try!

7 Delicious and Famous Korean Foods, You Must Try!

Korea is one of the countries frequently visited by tourists. Apart from tourism, Korean food also steals attention, you know.

Cakap has recommendations for a series of famous Korean specialties that you must try when you go to Korea. Hey, don’t worry, Cakap will also give recommendations for places to eat if you’re really craving it. Come see what typical Korean food there is!

1. Japchae

This typical Korean food looks like the fried vermicelli that we often encounter in Indonesia. However, did you know that Japchae, which is made from Korean vermicelli noodles, is actually made from potatoes, you know.

2. Kimchi

Who doesn’t know this Korean food? If you like Korean dramas, you are definitely familiar with kimchi.

Rarely does anyone know that kimchi is the result of fermented chicory, radish and cucumber. If you’ve watched the Korean drama Reply 1988, you’ll definitely want kimchi fried rice, right?

3. Ramyeon

In Japan there is ramen, Indonesia there is instant noodles, and Korea there is ramyeon! This food, which is always present in every Korean film, is famous for its unique way of serving. Ramyeon is usually eaten straight from the pot without transferring it to a bowl first.

4. Jajangmyeon

Different from ramyeon, this noodle is the Korean version of yamin. Jajangmyeon has a unique taste and presentation because it is mixed with black donkey sauce.

In Jakarta, you can find delicious jajangmyeon at the Legend of Noodle restaurant in the Senopati area, South Jakarta.

5. Tteokbokki

Tteokbokki or rice cakes are a mandatory snack that you must try if you visit Korea. Tteokbokki has its own characteristics, namely spicy, sweet and soft texture that is guaranteed to make you addicted.

Apart from jajangmyeon, you can also find tteokbokki in Jakarta, you know. You can enjoy tteokbokki at a Korean restaurant called Mujigae.

You can find this food other than in Jakarta. Since there was Korean fever, there have been many people selling tteokbokki and it has definitely been adapted to Indonesian tastes. You want to try it, right?

6. Bibimbap

This is Korean mixed rice! A bowl of rice mixed with several types of vegetables, meat, half-boiled sunny side up eggs, and of course gochujang sauce is the main key. Usually bibimbap is eaten with pickles or kimchi as a topping.

7. Naengmyeon

Naengmyeon or cold noodles turns out to be a typical food from North Korea which is also popular in South Korea, you know.

It is called cold noodles because when it is made, the noodles are rinsed with cold water first, then mixed with oil, vinegar, soy sauce, vegetables and served with cold broth and don’t forget to visit our site to get other interesting information by click here

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