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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 […]

Online Korean Cuisine Class: Summer Dessert

A perfect introduction to Korean desserts – apply by 8 August. Hansik Class: Summer Dessert Wednesday 11 August 17:30 – 18:30 (BST) Venue: ZOOM (Online) Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name, email by 8 August 2021. For your summer cooking inspiration, the KCCUK presents an online Korean cuisine class looking […]

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 […]

Online Korean Cuisine Class: Cooking with Kimchi

The second of a series of cookery classes organised by the KCC featuring Da-Hae West: Online Korean Cuisine Class: Cooking with Kimchi Friday 16 April 2021, 17:30 – 18:30 via ZOOM Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name, email by 11 April 2021 For the second session of our Korean Cuisine […]

Online Korean Cuisine Class: Introducing Kimchi

The KCC announces a series of online Korean cookery classes featuring Da-Hae West. You can find the ingredients on the KCC website. Online Cookery Class: Kimchi Thursday 18 March 17:30 – 18:30 on Zoom Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name, email by 14 March 2021 For your 2021 cooking inspiration, […]

A review of the Korean cultural year 2020

It would be an understatement to say that the cultural year 2020 has been markedly different from previous years. The pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural scene, with most live events cancelled and event promoters falling back on the internet to provide us with our cultural fixes. Some of these attempts have […]

The 2020 (online) Kimjang Festival

Did you think that the second lockdown would get in the way of the second Kimjang Festival? Think again. The organisers have been working hard to create an online programme of events looking at how people are making kimchi at home in the UK. There are also spotlights on some innovative restaurants and chefs in […]

Gallery: CHAGOK CHAGOK at Be-oom tea rooms

Be-oom’s collaboration with BOMBOM to create a unique evening of Korean-style tapas with wine and tea pairings provided an opportunity for an informal, between lock-down, editorial meeting between LKL’s new visual arts contributor and the website’s founder. Food was beautifully presented with the sort of mild flavours you might find in temple temple. The wine […]

Suhyung Lee at Crispins: an oasis in a desert

Six months after the start of the national lockdown, when we’d been starved of food, companionship and conviviality for half of the year, the one-night pop-up event at Crispins in Spitalfields, featuring Korean chef Suhyung Lee, was like an oasis in the desert. Yes, there was the prospect of some interesting Korean-inspired dishes – we’d […]

Hallyu Con 2020: an online celebration of Korean pop culture

Hot on the heels of KBCE’s Chuseok-themed online event in September comes KCCUK’s hallyu-focused online festival. Hallyu Con 2020 Sunday 4 October 2020, 3pm Livestreamed on the KCCUK YouTube Channel Free Calling all UK and Europe-based Korean culture enthusiasts! Are you keen to join the ultimate celebration of Korean pop culture? This one-day online event, […]

An introduction to be-oom tea shop and garden

와우! be-oom is a new addition to London’s tea scene, serving hand-picked Korean teas sourced from small farms in the Boseong and Hadong regions. They also sell tea ceramics and run Korean tea tasting and tea blending events (see Facebook page for dates). Their tea house in the vibrant Exmouth Market offers a peaceful ‘garden’ […]

The annual Harvest Fest moves online

Congratulations to the organisers of the annual Korean Harvest Fest for putting something so enticing together in these difficult times. The Chuseok celebrations organised by Korean British Cultural Exchange have moved online this year. Plans for screenings in the heard of Koreatown (New Malden) have had to be shelved at the last minute because of […]

The World Korean Food Festival 2020

We just found out about this fortnight-long food event in New Malden in September via a post on the KCC’s Facebook page. After a frantic bout of messaging various Korean contacts to get further details, I received a copy of a kakaotalk image, which is embedded in the post below. As you can see, it’s […]