World Ch. Schedule : KST
* Date : 2014-12-30
Itaewon’s Gyeongridan Street is the place to go for dining out. Micha LIichter is a German who makes German-style bread and also European-style brunches at his bakery. He learns how to make Korean rice cakes, which are traditional sweet treats.
1. Angelica sinensis leaves and rice powder are used to make Seunggomechodanja, a medicinal rice cake that has been around for 200 years. Culinary master Lee Yeon-sun recreates this rice cake using the original recipe.
2. A rice cake called Bokryeongjowahgo made with the mystical borkryeong mushroom is presented by culinary maaster Kim Yeong-suk who shares the recipe with Micha.
3. Ginseng, a common medicinal root in Korea, is transformed into a tasty dessert! Culinary master Kim Yeong-hee is the third generation in her family to make a rare delicacy called ginseng jeonggwa.
Upon returning to Seoul after his culinary trip, Micha uses the medicinal herbs he obtained from the masters to make new desserts for his customers. As a longtime patissier and a third-generation baker in his family, what will his new creations containing exotic ingredients taste like? We invite you to come along on this food tour.