Indispensable dishes in Korean movies
Kimchi is one of indispensable dishes and appears in almost every Korean movies
Not a main dish, kimchi is often served with rice. The Korean can make many kinds of kimchi, including cabbage kimchi, radish kimchi, cucumber kimchi... This dish appears in almost every Korean movie like Mary stayed out all night, Smile You, Boys over Flowers...
This rustic dish is also known as rice rolls, often appears in Korean dramas with family theme. Gimbap is rolled with dried seaweed, inside are sticky rice, beef, egg, cucumber, kimchi, carrot... One of recent Korean films have the appearance of this dish is Healer.
Tteokbokki (spicy rice cake) is a street food very popular with native people. It is made from long and round rice cake bars, mixed with chili sauce and Korea sauce. One of the most famous Korean films have this dish is High Kick 2.
Jajangmyeon is also popular and widely favorite. This Korean noodle will be mixed with black sauce, carrot, cucumber, shredded pork and served with all kinds of kimchi. Viewers were very impressed with this dish by the scenes in Punch, High Kick...
This dish is often made from marinated beef and pork, and then put on a grilled pan. In movies, people often eat barbecue on special occasions or when they meet friends. Some of the films mentioned barbecue are Smile You, The Girl who SEES the smell, My Girlfriend is Gumiho...
By: Peter Hoffman