Spices and Pastes

Spices and Pastes

What makes Korean food so unique and delicious is the big variety of Korean spices and pastes. As Jeollanamdo’s food is also called The Kitchen of Korea, Jeollanamdo also produces a big variety of spices and pastes. Moreover, as Jeollanamdo emphasizes organic food and eco-friendly food production, one can be sure to receive just the best quality when buying products from Jeollanamdo.

Gochujang (Hot Pepper Paste)

This paste is among the most important parts of Korean cuisine. Thanks to its ingredients, Gochujang is sweet and spicy at the same time. It is mainly made from Hot Chili Peppers, glutinous rice and salt.

Hot Chili Powder

Along with Hot Chili Paste, Hot Chili Powder is probably the most important ingredient of the Korean cuisine. It is a basic spice for many dishes and is made from Korean Chili Peppers, which are spicy, yet sweet and have therefore a unique taste. The range of Hot Chili Powder is from mild to extremely spicy.

Ssamjang (BBQ & Veggie Dipping Sauce)

Ssamjang is a sauce made from a variety of other pastes and spicies, such as Doenjang, Gochujang, sesame oil, garlic, onions, etc. It is a traditional dipping sauce when eating Ssam – a kind of lettuce wrap. There are many different varities of this sauce, made with nuts, tofu or fish.

Shiitake Powder

This powder is made from Shiitake mushrooms, dried for several days, so save their rich flavor. Only harvested twice a year, Jeollanamdo’s shiitake powder ensures high quality and guarantees maximum flavor.