Jeju Island was my favourite place to eat in South Korea. It was seafood heaven, and if you’re a fan of the delights from the ocean, this is the island to head to for variety and freshness.
One of my favourite dishes was seafood pancake filled with an abundance of shellfish, but I also tried mung bean pancake (almost as good).
Soups were to die for too. Seafood soup contained more seafood than I could imagine. I’d been advised by a Korean friend to make sure I tried abalone soup — a specialty of Jeju and it was so good, I drove back to the same restaurant near Stone Park the following day to savour its flavour again.
Now I’m back home, I’ve shopped in Asian stores to purchase the necessary ingredients like doenjang (soybean paste) and boullion (shiitake and anchovy stock bags) to capture those unique flavours that only Asia creates.