Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Chicken Soup For The Insanely Ridiculous Heat And Humidity

Daegu, South Korea.

Here's my first bowl of samgyetang, ginseng-chicken soup, of the summer.  I still think boiling a whole chicken rather than frying or roasting it is a waste of good poultry, but the overall experience has grown on me.  I’ve lived here long enough to appreciate how a bowl of steaming hot soup can actually cool you down on a ridiculously hot day.  And a few shots of ginseng liquor helped out.

The inside of that little fellow is stuffed with rice which kind of melts down into a porridge, along with jujubes.


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