Bossam Kimchi

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    DesignerBoy
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    I got an itch to try this. Has anyone seen this at a store or restaurant that serves this around New York City?

    http://english.visitseoul.net/visit2007en/lodgingdining/fooddrinks/fooddrinks.jsp?cid=105&sid=1874

    #52459

    Pure_Hapa
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    Man, I have never seen it prepared like that at anyone’s home or any restaurant. That looks fancy-schmancy. Typically “bossam kimchi” is a platter of boiled, sliced pork belly, raw garlic, kimchi and lettuce. You make a “ssam” or lettuce roll with the ingredients and some sauce (but no rice). My non-Korean husband LOVES this.

    #52460

    koralex90
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    ^ what you are talking about is just Bossam. Bossam kimchi is kimchi wrapped in boassam LOL.

    #52461

    Pure_Hapa
    Member

    I was describing what it normally is on the restaurant menu that’s all.

    #52462

    I think people are missing the point. Bossam kimchi is a special preparation of kimchi used specifically for bossam.

    Bossam = cabbage and pork belly wrap

    Bossam kimchi = a special kimchi that uses a lot of shrimp pickling (sehwoojut) and other seafood additions, particularly osyter.

    Pork (World’s tastiest food) + Oyster (reputed aphrodisiac) + kimchi (one of the world’s healthiest foods) = perfection.

    #52463

    Pure_Hapa
    Member

    No wonder my husband loves it, LOL!

    #52464

    Bluecrab
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    That looks truly delicious. ;~)

    Does anybody know of a substitute for jujube? It’s hard to find near where I live.

    #52465

    chirp
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    In Korean, Bossam means “Wrap with Sth”.

    When it is used for describing a dish,(Bossam)

    It means pork

    with special made fresh kimchi which is slightly sweeter than other kimchi’s

    wrapped with lettuce or cabbage

    with a hint of SSamjang.

    When it is used for describing a specific type of Kimchi, (Bossam Kimchi)

    It means all sort of vegetables

    wrapped with cabbage

    stored to become kimchi.

    So, what designer boy was talking about is the (Bossam Kimchi)

    BTW, Bossam Kimchi is quite rare in Korea… too

    It’s not the every day buy-at-the-mart kimchi.

    You have to either do it yourself or go to special restaurants…

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