November 2017 - This conference-demonstration, jointly organized by the Korean Cultural Centre and Le Cordon Bleu institute, aims to raise awareness of the cuisine of the region of Gangwon, which will welcome athletes and visitors from around the globe during the next PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games (from 9 to 25 February 2018).
As a prelude to this major international sporting event, this was provide an exceptional opportunity for all food lovers to discover a cuisine whose variety reflects the geographical diversity of the region (mountainous, near the sea and with several plains) and its specialities made from potatoes, sweetcorn, sweet potatoes and seafood.
Mrs. Kim Soojin, a renowned female chef, has been named “Ambassador of Gangwon gastronomy” and, during this conference-demonstration, she presented its culinary culture and several emblematic dishes which are both healthy and delicious.
Dishes presented during the demonstration:
- Deodeok bossam: steamed pork with deodeok roots (codonopsis lanceolata)
- Gondeure Beoseot Bulgogi : Korean barbecue with beef, mushrooms and vegetables