When watching movies, you can often see scenes where non-Asian characters eat dumplings with their clumsy maneuvering of chopsticks. You may also have seen menu items at famous restaurants you visited overseas that are technically dumplings but go by different names, such as dim sum and mandu. Italy’s ravioli and gnocchi also look like dumplings at first glance. As such, you can find a variety of dumplings all over the world. Then, the question is, what made dumplings become a dish loved and enjoyed by people all over the globe?
Processed meat, first made in Europe by carefully drying, salting and smoking meat to preserve it for a long time, is more familiar to us as a side dish. These days, however, as more and more people enjoy dining out, it is gaining more appeal and has now earned its place on the table of fastidious gourmets and wine/craft beer lovers.
Gim is a seaweed that has long been loved by Koreans as a side dish
This ‘gim’ has transformed over the years and has recently been seen leading the Hallyu in food.
Let’s introduce the various transformations and hidden stories of gim, which has emerged as the leader of the K-Food