Koreans foods lay majorly over the rice, meat and vegetables. The authentic Korean dishes are side dishes made with rice. Ingredients used in dishes vary from place to place, but all the dishes are nationally consumed and the ones which were just regional are now mixed and matched in different flavors and are sold nationally. A traveler going to Korea would come across variety of street foods and would enjoy them if they know how to choose and can differentiate between healthy and unhealthy. Korean people don’t like to get up early but they have work at 10, so they like to grab some street food and head to their workplaces.
1. Tornado Sausages:
The people who are on diet or who like to eat healthy are not going to enjoy the street food we see above This is a hot dog which has a stick through it, surrounded with potato slices all over it in a shape of tornado and is deep fried altogether.
2. Steamed Silkworm:
The Koreans consumed insects. We see silkworms above which are traditional snacks of South Korea. If any traveler is craving for some exotic food, they could try out some of these or just give it a try to for an experience.
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3. French Fry Corn Dogs:
These are a different form of French fries which have rather taken over the place of French fries in Korea. The young people like to munch of them with ketchup and sometimes sugar. It is an amusing potato swirl and potato cut into a spiral and put through a stick. It is deep fried till its crunchy. Sometimes cheese is put over it.
Gimbap are white rice. The rice is first cooked with salt and semase or parilla oil and then rolled in sheets of dried seaweed. The rice contains meat and veegtables and are sold cold. Their sizes of the rice cakes are not too big; they are bitable enough. Gimbap is a popular street food which is served with a bowl of ‘kimchi’ for dipping.
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