Kimchi day!
Cheorwon / Eating

Kimchi day!

In Korea, many people take one day out of the year to make their kimchi, a traditional fermented vegetable dish, for the entire year ahead. As kimchi is generally served with every meal, you can imagine the large-scale undertaking this ensues. When I asked my co-teacher Jenny about her weekend plans, she told me that … Continue reading

Cheorwon / Teaching

No, it’s ketchup

The students crack me up sometimes. Today, the textbook had the dialog: A: It’s Thanksgiving Day today. B: Remember to cook turkey. So, I explained Thanksgiving Day by relating it to the Korean Chuseok holiday and asking what Koreans eat on Chuseok. After pulling up a picture of a turkey to show the class, one … Continue reading