Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Pulmuone Kimchi Museum, a part of the lives of Koreans


Who would have ever heard of kimchi, Korean traditional foods? Kimchi is not just a typical Korean food, and even now has become a culture of its own. In Gangnam, there is a museum called Pulmuone Kimchi Museum.

This museum contains the history of kimchi, how to manufacture, the types of kimchi, materials manufacturer, the literature on kimchi, even you can make kimchi at this museum. To be able to enter the museum, you have to buy a ticket for 3000 Won

The museum is open every Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. In this museum, you are free to use the camera to document the trip. For the museum that had stood since 1986, you take approximately 15-20 minutes.

The museum is composed of several parts of the room. The first part contains the history of kimchi. There are a variety of literature from the past that tell about kimchi. Furthermore, you can find out the time when the peppers begin to be used in kimchi.

At first, the 17th-century, kimchi is made without the use of chili. The addition of spicy flavor there are only 200 years later. Even before the 19th century, using only the basic ingredients of kimchi vegetable native Korean, because after the 19th century chicory recently recognized by the people of Korea.

After that, you can see the demonstration kimjang. Kimjang culture make kimchi is made ​​by the Korean people. Not only the look, you can try making kimchi and taste.

In this museum also explained the benefits of each type of kimchi. Kimci is one of the healthiest foods in the world due to the low calorie content, but it contains high fiber. In this museum exhibited hundreds of types of kimchi are scattered around the world.

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