Korean Markets

Credit to Tim Bosch for all the photos!

Jagalchi fish market in Busan.  Whoa!
Jagalchi fish market in Busan. Whoa!

Korean markets are lots of fun. Open and varied and busy, not unlike open markets in Hong Kong int hat you will see a lot of things you aren’t used to, including food at different stages of preparation than you get in a typical Superstore.

Pork knuckles?
Pork knuckles?

Food is great in Korea, partly due to the great agriculture but also the gusto approach to spicing. ┬áChili and garlic keeps every dish exciting, and the freshness of the food is amazing – fresh form a garden or octopus that still wiggles as you chomp it up (wish I was kidding).

Which fish would you like, Ma'am?
Which fish would you like, Ma’am?
Garlic is ubiquitous in Korean cooking and is sodle evrytwhere.  Tima nd I even saw a 'garlic truck' playing music while it trolled around a residential neighbourhood. I imagine the kids inside were like "Mom, can I have 2000 won to get some garlic?  PLEAASE?!"
Garlic is ubiquitous in Korean cooking and is sodle evrytwhere. Tima nd I even saw a ‘garlic truck’ playing music while it trolled around a residential neighbourhood. I imagine the kids inside were like “Mom, can I have 2000 won to get some garlic? PLEAASE?!”
Overall, the food was amazing
Overall, the food was amazing