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Korean cuisine is known for a great variety of fermented foods. Gochujang, or chili pepper paste, is one of the widely used fermented pastes along with soy sauce and the bean paste doenjang. Gochujang is Koreans' "soul food" that is used in more than 100 dishes. Its spicy taste warms the hearts of Koreans.
People gather at a small, cozy eatery after a long day. They eat a dish made with gochujang. Gochujang is a nostalgic food that also helps these people carry on living in the present and prepare for the future. Learn more about gochujang through their stories.