If you’ve never visited a Korean grocery store, I really suggest that you start doing so. It isn’t hard to find one, really. The Korean migration has become a global phenomenon and the Koreans have brought with them their delicious culinary traditions. I’m not into kimchi but I love Korean ice cream bars and dried seaweeds. Korean groceries also sell soy sauce, noodles and a wide variety of seasonings. While prices may vary from store to store, the prices at the Korean grocery in our neighborhood are much lower then regular supermarket prices.
If you’re on the adventurous side and would like to try not-too-familiar food items, there is the Bulgogi Ham. What is it? It is a processed meat loaf just like SPAM and Ma-Ling. But Korean Bulgogi Ham is seasoned a la bulgogi and it is sold frozen, not canned. It is also not oily and not too salty. A 500-gram pack sells for PhP149.00 (USD3.500 or EUR2.80) and it goes a long, long way. … Continue reading »