Muslim Friendly Food
- Korean Local Food -
Korean Sweet Pancake (Hotteok)
The dough for Hotteok is made from wheat flour, water, milk, sugar, and yeast. The dough is allowed to rise for several hours. Handful-sized balls of this stiff dough are filled with a sweet mixture, which may contain brown sugar, honey, chopped peanuts, and cinnamon. The filled dough is then placed on a greased griddle, and pressed flat into a large circle with a special tool with a stainless-steel circle and wooden handle as it cooks.
Korean Fish Waffle Ice Cream (Aboong)
ABOONG is soft serve frozen yogurt filled in a prosperity fish shaped waffle cone. Waffle is crispy on the outside, soft & chewy inside and stuffed with various options of fillings in the belly.
Sugar Candy (Ppopgi)
The ingredients can’t be simpler; basically just sugar and baking soda. The candy is sweet, but also a little smoky, nutty, and bitter.
Vegetable Korean Sushi Roll (Kimbap)
Kimbap is a Korean dish made from steamed white rice (bap) and various other ingredients, rolled in gim (sheets of dried laver seaweed) and served in bite-size slices.
Egg Bread (Gyeran-ppang)
Korean street snack gyeran-ppang or “egg bread” today. This is a sweet, steamy, hot and fluffy little loaf of bread with a whole egg inside. It’s sold by street vendors all over Korea.
Hot and spicy rice cake (Tteokbokki)
Tteokbokki is a popular Korean food made from dried anchovies, dried kelp, eggs, fish cakes, green onion, hot pepper flakes, hot pepper paste, rice cake, sugar and water.
Korean Fish Cake Soup (Odeng/Eomuk)
Korean fish cakes are called Odeng or Eomuk. Though Odeng is influenced by Oden from Japan. So in recent years, as part of a Korean language purification movement, the use of Eomuk is more encouraged. Typically Korean fish cakes are made with surimi, wheat flour, carrots, onion, salt and sugar.