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10 things we learned from Best of Korea

Best of Korea provides us with authentic exclusive content, whether it's Korean recipes, K-beauty, or anything related to Korea. 

Here’s what we learned from Best of Korea!

  • How to Make Homemade Makgeolli? 

What is Makgeolli you might ask? It is Korea’s most popular alcoholic beverage! It is often paired with meat when eating Korean barbeque. 

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It has a cloudy appearance and has a mixture of bitter and sweet aftertastes. In Korea, it is considered as a “communal beverage rather than hard liquor with the alcohol percentage at 6 to 9%. 

Recently, fruits such as bananas and strawberries are included in the making of Makgeolli for added flavoring. 

  • How to Make Soju Cocktails? 

Did someone say Soju Cocktails? Yes! Everyone loves and drinks soju in Korea as it is the #1 alcoholic drink besides beer. 

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Since Soju is similar to Vodka, there are many cocktail recipes for you to choose from! Keep in mind the alcohol percentage is half that vodka so you might need to add a shot or two to enjoy a stronger kick to your beverage. 

Best of Korea has five Soju Cocktail recipes for you to try from! Our personal favorite is Melona Soju, not only is it simple but the drink itself has a unique taste and is highly popular in Korea. 

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  • How to Make an Easy Mandu?

Mandu are Korean dumplings that can be eaten with ramyeon or as a side dish. There are various ways you can cook Mandu, you can either have it boiled, steamed, pan, or deep-fried. 

Not only that, Mandu’s can be found with many variations from the famous Kimchi Mandu to the traditional meat Mandu. 

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Mandu’s were a part of Korea’s royal cuisine but are now being sold in supermarkets or by the streets. Lucky for you there is an easy-to-make Mandu recipe! You just need dumpling wraps and you’re good to go!

  • How to Make Airfryer Korean Fried Chicken?

You can never resist Korean fried chicken!

Be it the famous Yangnyeom chicken or just the original flavored ones, they are all equally addictive and DELICIOUS!

Korean fried chicken is known to be crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside. But, frying chicken to get its crispiness is sometimes messy with oil splashing everywhere. 

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For an easier alternative, an air fryer recipe will give you an accurate crunch and taste in enjoying your homemade Korean fried chicken!

  • How to Grow Out Stubby Asian Eyelashes 

The Korean beauty standards are highly recognized throughout the world. From their amazing makeup brands to their simple elegant makeup look. 

However, most Asians struggle with stubby eyelashes. Some of them are born with short eyelashes that are impossible to even curl. 

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Instead of spending money on extensions which will also be a hassle in maintaining it, this article will give you tips on how to achieve luscious Asian eyelashes

  • The Best Korean Sunscreens 

When it comes to skincare, Koreans are known to be very particular about their routine as well as their products. Explains their glass-like skin. 

If you are not aware, sunscreens are the most important step in any skincare routine. It helps protect your skin from the sun and even air pollution. 

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Best of Korea has researched and gained the top 5 Korean sunscreens to help you care for your skin, the Korean way of course! 

  • The Best Gifts for Korean Moms 

Already thinking of what to get your Mother for Valentine’s day? We got you covered with the best Korean gifts for their mothers! 

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After each year picking the perfect gift can sometimes be a pain as you want to give the best present to your mother. 

Find a list of the top 15 gifts to give your mom, Korean mom, or even your Korean mother-in-law!

  • Which Korean Zodiac signs I’m most compatible with 

Curious about what Korean Zodiac signs fit you the most? In Korea, you’ll often hear people asking about your ddi? Which is: what is your zodiac sign?

The Korean Zodiac originated from the Chinese zodiac signs. They particularly consist of the same animals but have different traditional superstitions.

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Koreans believe that each zodiac is a representative in making big decisions such as marriage, finance, and career.  

The Korean zodiac is also used in matchmaking, as most people believe that some of the zodiacs are more compatible than others.  

  • Great K Dramas that will Improve Your Mental Health 

As the Korean drama phenomenon floods the entire world, more people tend to relate and enjoy K-dramas

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Nevertheless, mental health is taking a toll on us, especially after the pandemic strike. Therefore, these K-dramas will help you improve your mental health. 

You may relate to the character’s struggles and pains which could help you get through these tough times. 

  • All about America’s First Koreatown 

Have you heard about Pachappa Camp in California? It is said to be the first Koreatown in America.

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There is an article on the history of a Korean activist who traveled to California and begin his life in the small town of Pachappa. 

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