Gungjung tteokbokki was an important royal cuisine and was regarded as a representative example of haute cuisine. Gungjung tteokbokki was a stir-fried dish consisting of garaetteok, which was combined with a variety of ingredients, such as fresh sprouts, dried vegetables, beef, shiitake mushrooms, and then seasoned with soy sauce instead of red pepper paste.
Gujeolpan is an elaborate Korean dish consisting of nine different foods arranged on an octagonal shape plate that is divided into nine sections with small octagon-shaped center. It is considered one of the most beautiful Korean dish, which is served for a large dining table or a party table.
On the gray and damp summer days, haemul pajeon, with its buttery scent, is the must-eat delicacy in Korea. As pajeon is made with egg and flour, so it be considered a pancake, but it uses several other ingredients, it is called a Korean-style pizza.
The name janchi guksu is named as such, because this noodle dish used to be served during special occasions (janchi in Korean), such as wedding feasts, birthday parties, or hwangap (60th birthday celebration), as people wish for a long life like long noodle strands.
Jjajangmyeon is a noodle dish made with stir-fried noodles, vegetables, pork, and black bean paste sauce. In Korea, it is a very common delivery order.
Along with jjajangmyeon (Noodles with Black Soybean Sauce), jjamppong is a popular dish amongst Korean people. It is a spicy noodle dish made with stir-fried seafood or meat, assorted vegetables, and meat broth.
Tangsuyuk is a sweet and sour pork dish. To make Tangsuyuk, cut the pork into bite sized pieces and season them with black pepper and ginger. Then coat the meat with potato starch and egg whites, and fry the meat. Make a sauce with vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, vegetables, and potato starch and add pineapple or bell pepper according to your personal taste. Add the fried pork to the sauce, and stir-fry.
Kkanpunggi is deep-fried chicken that is glazed in a sweet sauce made of red pepper flakes, sugar, and soy sauce. Along with Tangsuyuk (Sweet and Sour Pork), it is Koreans’ favorite Chinese dish.