Ep 2. Harvest Day: Makgeolli and side dishes
World Ch. Schedule : FRI 08:30 KST
Date : 2017-01-27
Harvest season is a time of abundance for all.
Farmers roll up their sleeves to reap the fruits of their efforts,
and their fatigue and thirst is washed away with a time-tested meal:
makgeolli and side dishes.
Makgeolli tastes even better when it is made with freshly harvested rice.
The name "makgeolli" means "freshly, or haphazardly strained wine."
How long have Koreans enjoyed makgeolli?
Why is makgeolli so particularly satisfying after a hard day's work?
There are over 1,000 types of makgeolli depending on the region, ingredients and brewing method. It can be served in myriad ways, excellently paired with various side dishes made with local specialties.
We get a taste of the world of makgeolli and side dishes, filled with the savory spirit of Korea.