London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Temple Food Demonstration with Ven Beop Song

Le Cordon Bleu London are delighted to announce they will be joined on 10th August by Korean Buddhist nun and chef, Venerable Beop Song, for a special culinary demonstration of Korean temple food. The demonstration is open for all to attend, but please note that registration is required. A renowned chef and cookbook author, Beop … [Read More]

Son Heung-min wins Golden Boot Award

Congratulations to Son Heung-min for winning the Golden Boot award for the highest total goals scored in the English Premier League this season. He shares the award with Liverpool’s Mo Salah, as both players scored 23 goals. Some people (particularly Spurs fans) point out that Salah’s tally includes six penalties, making Son the more prolific … [Read More]

Korean Menu Week at the Vincent Rooms

The Korean Cultural Centre UK and Westminster Kingsway College are proud to present a Korean Cuisine Menu Week at the college’s ‘The Vincent Rooms’. From the traditional dish samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) to sensational Korean fried chicken, join us for this celebration of Korean food. For one week only, The Vincent Rooms Brasserie will … [Read More]

KCC Vegan food class (online)

For the first online Korean cuisine class this year, the KCCUK will focus on vegan food. Korean Cuisine or hansik (한식) is known for being healthy and full of flavour, it is also known for its broad range of dishes that include both fermented super-foods and condiments. Based on vegetarian diets, hansik was conceived of … [Read More]

Seminar: Joseon Ryori versus Hansik

National food traditions are an important element of national identity and therefore they can be used as an effective instrument in a state’s cultural politics and the construction of its global image. Since the division of the Korean Peninsula into two independent states in 1948, Korean cuisine has developed in two separate directions. Today, two … [Read More]

New Malden’s 3rd Kimjang Festival

The Kimjang Festival returns to the streets of New Malden this November: Kimjang Festival 2021 Saturday 20 November 2021 New Malden Sharing is giving. This autumn we are back with the heart of Korean tradition and cuisine, Kimjang, which is the traditional and communal process of preparing, making, and sharing kimchi. For those who aren’t … [Read More]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con … [Read More]

JOO at BUN H주USE casual dining pop-up

Chef Joo Won, formerly head chef at Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, is hosting a casual dining pop-up at Soho’s Bun House, featuring a range of sharing plates which bring together Korean and European flavours and techniques. We enjoyed his Korean tasting menu that he created at Galvins, and look forward to trying his dishes in … [Read More]

Son Heung-min reaches another milestone

The 2020/21 season isn’t over yet, but Tottenham’s Son Heung Min and Harry Kane have just become the top goal-scoring partnership in the history of the English Premiere League. The milestone was reached in Spurs’s 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace yesterday, when Son assisted the final goal from Kane. Son scored his 100th goal for … [Read More]