Korean Food Story
- Shabnam(이슬) / 2014.12.05
History of kimchi;
Kimchi comes in all forms and flavors.
Kimchi First appeared during the 3 kingdom
era(4th_7th centuries)/an era when three kingdom coexisted in one state.
In this era they used seawater or salt water to pickle their vegetable.
During Japanese invasions of Korea(1592_1598 )
There was one chilli pepper that entered korea from Japan.....Now the red color of kimchi is because of this pepper.
In the past Koreans used Cockscomb to give appetizing red color to kimchi.
Koreans make kimchi spicy by using: garlic,ginger,sancho(Chinese peppers)