Korean vegetarian cuisine


Korean vegetarian cuisine

Korean vegetarian cuisine is linked to the Buddhist traditions that influenced Korean culture from the Goryeo dynasty onwards.cn|date=September 2008 There are hundreds of vegetarian restaurants in Korea although historically they have been local restaurants that are unknown to tourists.fact|date=September 2008 Most have buffets, with cold food, and vegetarian kimchi and tofu being the main features. "Bibimbap" is a common vegan dish. Menus change with seasons. De-alcoholized wine, and fine teas are also served. The Korean tea ceremony is suitable for all vegetarians and vegans, and began with Buddhist influences. All food is eaten with a combination of rather slippery stainless steel oval chopsticks and a long-handled shallow spoon called together "sujeo".fact|date=September 2008

Korean vegetarian restaurants also exist outside Korea, such as Manhattan's Hangawi and Franchia, [cite web|url=http://www.satyamag.com/rest/hangawi.html|title=www.satyamag.com/rest/hangawi.html ] [cite web|url=http://events.nytimes.com/gst/nycguide.html?detail=restaurants&id=1051636714708|title=events.nytimes.com/gst/nycguide.html?detail=restaurants&id=1051636714708 ] and Chicago's Amitabul. [cite web|url=http://www.amitabul.getwebnet.com/|title=www.amitabul.getwebnet.com/ ]

Notes

Bibliography

* Coultrip-Davis, Deborah, Young Sook Ramsay, and Deborah Davis (1998). "Flavors of Korea: Delicious Vegetarian Cuisine". Tennessee: Book Publishing Company. ISBN 1570670536. ISBN 9781570670534.
* (German) Yi Yang-Cha, and Armin E. Möller (1999). "Koreanisch vegetarisch: Die kaum bekannte, fettarme, phantasievolle und küchenfreundliche Art asiatisch zu kochen" (Korean Vegetarian: Almost Unknown, Low Fat, Creative and Kitchen-friendly Way of Asian Cooking). ISBN 3775004572. ISBN 9783775004572.

ee also

*Korean cuisine
*Buddhist cuisine
*Korean Buddhist temple cuisine
*Buddhism in Korea

External links

* [http://vegetariankorea.org/ vegetariankorea.org]
* [http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2889844 Article about vegetarianism in Korea] from "JoongAng Daily", May 16, 2008
* [http://www.happycow.net/asia/south_korea/index.html List of vegetarian restaurants in South Korea]


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