Korean Food and Cooking<
by Lauren Bull, CKC Writer
"I say, beware all enterprises that require new clothes," Henry David Thoreau once wrote. If you spend any time traveling on the Internet Cooking Train, passing stops called Pickle Picker, Strawberry Stem Remover, and Asparagus Peeler, you could easily swap Thoreau’s "clothes" for "kitchen appliances.” Is the secret to kitchen proficiency a multi-edge brownie pan? Yes. (Kidding, it's not at all.) But when attempting to master the cuisine of a particular culture, the tricks of the trade require a few specific tools. They're not gadgets — they're essentials.
Here is a list of the most important tools for Korean cooking, the ones that will give you an edge when you've long been working with dull blades.