Friday, January 16, 2009
Winter in Korea
Nice photo and caption from Korea Times
In the winter, kimchi and other fermented vegetables and sauces were stored in ``jangdok'' or clay pots. These pots were buried in the ground for natural refrigeration. This tradition continues to this day, with many urbanites trading in jangdok for modern kimchi refrigerators.
I often look out over the Seoul and see the jangdok on rooftops. Even in an urban world, tradition continues....