If you go back to any of the K-Dramas you have seen, there is this one scene which is pretty common: a mother coming to her child’s house bringing a big bag full of plastic containers with food to stock up the fridge. All that food you see is called banchan. So what exactly are these colorful, bursting with
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Banchan (반찬) which in English translates to side dish, are served as accompaniments with the main course. They are an integral part of the Korean cuisine, from simple meals made at home to a full spread at celebrations, they are always — always — there. These dishes can be had as a meal all by themselves.
These scrumptious dishes can be traced back to the mid Three Kingdom period. They are said to have been the product of Buddhist influence. The dominant Kingdoms had adopted Buddhism as the state religion, which led to a nationwide ban on eating meat. With meat out of the picture, vegetable dishes became the primary aspect of meals. Court kitchens developed a variety of methods for preparing, cooking, and presenting these dishes to the Kings. More simple dishes were developed by the less affluent or common people. With the Mongol invasion, the proscriptions on meat ended. Even though meat became a part of the staple diet again, nearly six centuries of a primarily vegetarian fare had left its mark on Korean cuisine.
The best way to get to know banchan is by grouping them into various categories depending on the preparation technique. Almost all the side dishes fall under these categories : kimchi and
This is the essential banchan of a standard Korean meal. Some Koreans do not consider a meal complete without kimchi. It is the national dish of Korea. Kimch is made from salted and fermented vegetables, most commonly napa cabbage and Korean radishes, with a variety of seasonings, including
Namul means vegetable or root;
Common dishes: Jang-
Bokkeum includes dishes that have been stir-fried with sauce.
Common dishes: Bokkeum-bap (fried rice), Tteokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes), Nakji-
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Common dishes: Gyeran-
Jeon are pancake like dishs made by seasoning fish, meat, vegetables, etc., and coating them with wheat flour and egg wash before frying them in oil. Some are sweet desserts such as hwajeon (flower pancake).
Common dishes: Gamja-jeon (potato pancake), Pajeon (scallion pancake).
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