Yukgaejang, the spicy Korean beef stew

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On August 19, 1910... Soonjong, the last king of Lee dynasty of Chosun (the country prior to the republic of Korea), was forced to give up his sovereign power to Japanese. Korea was colonized to Japan. (Koreans remember that day as the most humiliating day in Korean history of 5,000 years) He was the last emperor of Chosun and, as with last emperors of other nations, he spent the next 10 years of his life lonely in the royal palace with the grief and disgrace. ...

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Savory Mung Bean Pancakes, Bindaetteok

Mung Bean Pancakes

    I am very excited to present a special recipe today. A while ago I was contacted by "Kimchi Chronicles", the sentational PBS series on Korean food. Marja Vongerichten, the wife of famous chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, shared true beauties of not only many Korean delicacies but the cultures that follows. I have been a big fan of the show and enjoyed many episodes. It is my honor to be as their first guest blogger to present a post. ...

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