Wednesday May 31, 2023

Korean Food: 45 Dishes to Try in South Korea

Eating South Korean food in the capital city of Seoul was a game-changer.

I’ve been exposed to Korean food since childhood but my experience was limited to the most popular Korean dishes. Before our trips to Korea, all I knew about were bulgogi, galbi, and jap chae. That was it.

Visiting Seoul opened my eyes to a new dimension of Korean cuisine. It was like opening door number two and discovering new and delicious dishes like jokbal, gyeranppang, and ganjang gejang. I was intrigued and excited and curious to try as many Korean foods as I could.

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How do South Asian Americans Remember Home Cooking?

If you’ve had a hometown dish while abroad, you might have thought, It’s just not the same here. But missing familiar cooking goes beyond simple food cravings. It’s also a way of tapping national identity, according to Anita Mannur’s analysis of “the deep nostalgic investment in considering certain types of food to be authentically, and autochthonously, ‘Indian’” in fiction, memoir, and cookbook writing about South Asian immigrants’ gastronomic habits in North America.

Reading Madhur Jaffrey’s An Invitation to Indian Cooking, Sara Suleri’s memoir Meatless Days, and two short stories by Shani Mootoo, Mannur suggests that cooking lets immigrants

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Fundraising gala features South Asian culture

Hundreds celebrated traditional South Asian culture Saturday night during a fundraiser for the hospital in Maple Ridge, child development, and the poor in the community.

About 220 people turned out for the 14th annual Ridge Meadows South Asian Cultural Society’s annual gala raising more than $30,000 – and still counting for three deserving charities: the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation; Friends In Need Food Bank; and Ridge Meadows Child Development Centre Society.

Director of the society Simi Khanna said the event was a huge success.

“Hosting this event with the Maple Ridge community members is one of my favorites, as it’s

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This Beautiful City In South America Is Welcoming Digital Nomads

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South America is one of the most welcoming regions for digital nomads. Whether you’re only visiting for a short period of time or relocating in the long term, you will be met with friendly locals, gorgeous weather, and a far more relaxed atmosphere than back in the U.S. or Canada. There is plenty to choose from, but this one city, in particular, has been ramping up efforts to attract remote workers.

Young Woman Taking Pictures Of The Buenos Aires Skyline, Argentina, South America

The Paris Of The Global South

Buenos Aires has long been renowned for its elegance and architectural grandeur. Nicknamed the

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Jets’ South Asian Heritage Night

On Feb. 11, the Winnipeg Jets will host the franchise’s first South Asian Heritage Night, presented by Canada Life. The team will take on the Chicago Blackhawks while celebrating South Asian heritage with specialty jerseys featuring a unique logo, an auction supporting Punjabi Community Health Services Manitoba, merchandise, and South Asian food and cultural performances at the Canada Life Centre. 

This is the Jets’ second Heritage Night of the season – their first was Filipino Heritage Night in November. With over 60,000 people of South Asian descent calling Winnipeg home, this should be a special evening. Here’s what to expect

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Tiffin services serving up a taste of home for Windsor’s South Asian community

After coming to Windsor from Punjab, India, Dhruv Jindal noticed a lot of differences. The biggest of them all was food. 

“It’s hard adjusting here. But when you come from India, because there we are used to eat homemade, different homemade food. So it’s difficult adjusting here with the food that they give us,” said Jindal.

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Dhruv Jindal fondly remembers getting these meals from his mother.  (Nav Nanwa/CBC)

Seeking familiar flavours, and not quite satisfied with offerings on campus, Jindal found himself walking down Wyandotte Street and discovered a tiffin service being offered at Bhullar’s Groceries. 

“They gave me a

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