Reading Korean Nutrition Labels

Navigating the aisles of a South Korean grocery store can be an adventure, especially if you’re not familiar with the language or the art of decoding nutrition labels on Korean food packaging. Understanding these labels can be a game-changer when it comes to making informed food choices. Before we continue, it’s important to note that … Read more

Starting a Plant-Based, Vegan Pantry in Korea

Moving to South Korea as a vegan and wondering how you will survive? Well, it’s not actually that hard these days. Plant-based foods continue to grow in popularity across Korea and many can be shipped right to your house. This will likely be a blog in progress that gets updated over time. Getting Started on … Read more

Plant-Based Vegan Seafood Options in Korea

Looking for plant-based alternatives to regular seafood? Korea has a variety of vegan seafood options for you to try. Here are options we’ve come across during our shopping adventures. It’s all part of the South of Seoul Plant-Based Food Initiative. Plant-Based Tuna (비건 참치) Plant-based tuna is a vegan or vegetarian alternative to traditional tuna … Read more

A Year to Learn Korean Cooking: Kimchi Mandu

Join us as we delve into the irresistible allure of Kimchi Mandu 김치 만두. These kimchi dumplings are the much loved Korean delicacy. Combining the sourness of the fermented kimchi with the hug of either steamed or fried dough, it is perfection. Let’s dig into this delicious dish! About the South of Seoul ‘A Year … Read more

10 Vegan Korean Side Dishes

Looking for vegan Korean side dishes? Did you know Korea has a strong tradition of plant-based foods so you have quite a few options? Here are 10 side dishes traditionally made without meat or animal products. Keep in mind, many modern Korean recipes do add meat to some of the following items but you can … Read more

A Vegan Weekend Trip to Gangwondo, Korea

Wondering where to travel as a vegan in Korea? We have a great weekend trip recommendation, SOKCHO and GOSEONG! About Vegan Travel Information Sokcho and Goseong If you go online there is very little about vegan trips to the east coast of Gangwondo in South Korea. The East Coast experienced a great deal of development … Read more

FUEL Weekly Meal Delivery in Korea

It’s back to school time which means I need meals! Although I used to eat with the other teachers, the pandemic changed my routine. Now I bring my own lunches. This semester I’ve started off the year with Fuel Weekly Meal Delivery here in Korea since they sent me some samples. About this Review Last … Read more

Exploring Nosh Vegan Meal Delivery

(If you just arrived in South Korea, meal delivery services can make life easier. Seriously consider it your first few weeks of work.) Nosh Vegan meal delivery solves many of your meal planning problems. About this Review Nosh recently contacted South of Seoul to see if any of us would be interested in trying some … Read more