You can turn almost nothing but kimchi and liquid into something vibrant and nourishing to eat—something that everyone seems to want right now.
“My father, was alive, in me—in my reflection, in my voice, in my posture.”
Harabeoji’s favorite thing to eat, and the thing to which he attributed his long life, was raw garlic.
“Dealing with someone else’s culture, someone else’s media, and trying to Americanize it is something I can’t understand.”
“I found myself dwelling on these parts of Korean culture as a way to reconnect with my identity and also the memory of my mom.”
I’d never seen a Korean man cook before Sam, and I was captivated.