Samgyetang has developed a recipe
using local specialties such as Geumsan
Ginseng and chickens from Yeonsan,
which has developed from early on to
distinguish itself from Samgyetang in
other regions and has been designated
as a local food of Daejeon since 1993. It is
good for children and the elderly.
Recipe : Marinate the chicken with the ginseng and dates in broth which has boiled for 4-5 hours. Add the remaining ingredients and boil until tender.
Unique Taste: With a light and refreshing taste, Spring Chicken Soup is easy to digest and promotes the growth and development of children and is good for the elderly.
Dolsotbab (Stone Bowl Rice)
The rice cooked with rice, grains (rice, beans,
sorghum), bank, carrots, and fresh vegetables
of nearby areas and 20 kinds of herb-chan
served as surprise for the past 20 years. And
it became a food of Daejeon that differentiated
from other areas.
Ingredients: Mixed grains (glutinous rice, sorghum, beans, millet), ginkgo nuts, carrots, and a variety of nutritious fresh vegetables from local regions.
Recipe : After soaking the rice sufficiently, add pre-boiled beans and grains and adjust the heat. Cook until glossy and a deep flavor develops.
Unique Taste: It has a deep flavor that resembles old fashioned iron caldron cooking and is popular among the young and old alike. In addition, the wild and/or locally harvested vegetables are fresh and nutritious.
Seolleongtang (Beef Broth Soup)
Forty years ago, the restaurant, which has
been specializing in seolleongtang around
Daejeon Station, became famous and
became a food familiar to Daejeon citizens.
The deep taste of long-seasoned broth is
characteristic, and the taste of eating with
ripe kakdugi and kimchi is excellent.
Ingredients: Broth: Beef knuckle bones, leg bones, brisket, cartilage Side dishes: Radish kimchi, Napa cabbage kimchi Seasoning: Green onion, garlic, soy sauce
Recipe: Simmer broth ingredients in a large pot for 24 hours and skim off the fat. Serve the broth in soup bowls with rice, side dishes, and seasonings.
Unique Taste: Beef broth soup is a nourishing food with a rich broth having been brewed for a long time.
The Sutgol Naengmyeon is based on
the tradition of Pyeongyang-style
cold buckwheat noodles, which has
been passed down for generations.
With the buckwheat noodles in
chicken broth mixed with Dongchimi
water (radish water), it offers an
enjoyable savory taste.
Ingredients: Buckwheat flour, wheat flour, stock.
Recipe : Noodles: 90% buckwheat from Gangwon Province, 10% wheat flour Stock: Mixture of chicken broth (30%) and dongchimi (fermented radish stock) (70%) ※ Note: Sutgol noodles and broth are unique in quality compared to cold noodle dishes from other regions.
Unique Taste: This has been a family business for four generations. People from all walks of life enjoy this taste of traditional Pyeongyang (North Korea) cold noodles.
Daecheong Freshwater Fish Maeuntang(Spicy Fish Stew)
Geumgang fishery is famous for
Daejeon special products that were
awarded to the King of Joseon
Dynasty. In the Sintanjin area, the
middle of the Geumgang River,
freshwater fish dishes have been
developed since ancient times. After
the completion of the dam in 1981,
the taste of freshwater mauntang
restaurant has been recognized.
Fresh seaweed soup made from freshwater fish caught on the sides of the
Keum River is boiled and has a cool taste.
Ingredients: Freshwater fish, red pepper paste, garlic, ginger, soybean paste, potatoes, seasoning, red pepper powder, sesame seeds, radish.
Recipe: Add seasoning to chopped radish and potatoes and mix well. Boil with freshwater fish for 20 minutes.
Unique Taste: Made with freshwater fish from the pollution-free waters of the Geumgang River, Maeuntang has a mild but refreshing taste.
Gujeuk Dotorimuk(acorn jelly)
Gujeuk Muk Town was created in
the early 1980's to provide an
opportunity for farmers to earn
money, especially in the winter
when work was not available. This
town has become known as a great
place to eat muk (acorn jelly). You
can add more flavors by slicing the
muk and putting meat broth with
kimchi and seaweed.
Ingredients : Acorn jelly, broth, seasoning (soy sauce, seaweed, red pepper powder, sesame salt, green onion, garlic, etc.).
Recipe: Cut acorn jelly into julienne strips and season with a broth made from anchovies, kelp, and radish. ※ Acorn jelly sliced in broth is a unique feature of Gujeok.
Unique Taste: A delicacy at an affordable price and enjoyed as a diet food by people of all ages, acorn jelly is available all over Korea and goes well with traditional rice wine and homemade tofu.