Korea to standardise food translations


Kimchi jjigae is a spicy stew made with kimchi, tofu and slices of pork. The dish has often been unhelpfully described as 'kimchi and bean curd soup' or just simply as 'spicy Korean stew' in a number of establishments. - CLAIRE LEE/The Korea Herald

No more ‘bean curd dregs’ after Culture Ministry releases English, Japanese and Chinese guidelines.

IT goes without saying that expats living in South Korea or international travellers have all experienced the tribulations of going into a Korean restaurant, reading the translated descriptions of the dishes and still having no idea exactly what they ordered.

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