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The 1,700-year legacy of Korean temple cuisine
17/05/2023 10:46 AM | Click to read full article
From a mountainside in Gyeonggi-do, Buddhist nun WooKwan Sunim pioneers the Korean temple cuisine movement, which has roots in ancient history but speaks directly to modern tastes. A nun of almost 40 years, WooKwan is a master of Korean temple cuisine and often returns to Gameun from her foraging forays laden with sprigs of fresh pine needles, wild artichoke hearts, feather-light cherry blossom, fat ginkgo seeds and perky lotus leaves, to pickle, ferment, dry or salt for use at a later date.