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Pork and Sauerkraut and Birthday Wishes

Main Piece: This is a transcription of the informant’s New Year’s Day tradition. “Every New Year’s Day we always go over to my brother’s house with all the extended family, cousins, aunts, uncles, everyone. He is a really good cook and makes a giant roast pork and sauerkraut meal that we have been doing since… Continue Reading »

Seaweed Soup

Main Piece: Seaweed Soup is a popular traditional Korean dish. Original script: 미역국 Phonetic (Roman) script: Miyeok-guk Translation: Seaweed soup The following is transcribed and translated from a conversation between the interviewer and the informant. Informant: Out of all the Korean soup dishes, and there are lots and lots of it, miyeok guk (seaweed soup) probably… Continue Reading »