Your Hipster Kimchi Could Never
A column about why I love kimchi (hint: it’s not the beneficial probiotic cultures).
Kimchi is really just a Korean way to describe pickling something, and it doesn’t even need to be spicy. Chilies didn’t come to Korea until the seventeenth century, so most older forms of kimchi aren’t spicy.
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In her illness, Korean food was all my Polish-American mom from Jersey wanted to eat. It was all that she could bear.
I used to imagine having a Korean mother, someone rich in stories and jokes about Korean food and culture. My Korean mom would, ideally, be Maangchi.
Harabeoji’s favorite thing to eat, and the thing to which he attributed his long life, was raw garlic.