* Date : 2018-02-01
4 Angles Ep.206
▶Delicious PyeongChang 2018
The whole world is zooming in on Pyeongchang in anticipation of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. In tune with the world's interest, Gangwon-do Province is striving to make the Olympics totally unforgettable with many delicious, Olympic-inspired dishes made of its local specialties. Take an authentic glimpse of Korean cuisine and the taste of Gangwon-do Province.
▶ Taste of Gangwon-do Province- Hwangtae
Pollack is one of Korea's major resources. After being frozen and thawed repeatedly by the frigid winter winds until the flesh is thoroughly dry and light yellow in color. it becomes hwangtae, dried pollack. Yongdaeri has been one of the largest hwangtae producing areas in Korea since the 1960's with 70% of the country's supply produced here. Find out about how hwangtae is produced, and just how versatile this Korean staple is.
▶ Korean Temple Cuisine
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics is attracting the world's interest into Korean traditional culture. Along with the craze, Korean temple cuisine, in particular, is receiving a lot of attention for its clean taste and health benefits. From the cultivation of individual ingredients to preparing the food, the entire process is seen as a part of Buddhist practice. Find more about Korean temple cuisine.
▶Jeongseon Arirang Market
Jeongseon in Gangwon-do Province is one of the host cities of PyeongChang 2018 where the alpine skiing events are set to take place. The city has many must-see attractions. Jeongseon Arirang Market, however, is second to none. Jeongseon Arirang Market is a traditional, 5-day market held on any day ending in a 2 or 7. With Jeongseon's local specialties, it offers an authentic glimpse of Korean culture and cuisine. Let's go take a look at the market.