Episode guide

John Torode's Korean Food Tour

Series 1

John Torode's Korean Food Tour

  • Vegetables and Tofu

    New. John explores how Koreans use vegetables, eats a veg-heavy boribap lunch, and styles some mung bean pancakes in his Gangnam kitchen.

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  • Summer

    New. The masterful chef explores the wonders of Korean food. In Seoul, John discovers summer dishes and makes chicken ginseng soup and BBQ pork skewers.

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  • Royal Cuisine

    New. The MasterChef maestro discovers more Korean wonders. He visits historic Jeonju, eats Royal Bibimbap and enjoys 'The taste of Korea in a bun'.

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  • Fish and Seafood

    New. John continues his Korean adventure in the seaside city of Busan, visiting the biggest fish market in South Korea and a seafood pancake restaurant.

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  • Harvest

    New. The master chef returns to Seoul in time for Chuseok, the three-day harvest festival. He also learns about Buddhist cuisine and makes Korean glass noodles.

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  • Kimchi

    New. John's Korean adventure leads him to the superfood staple Kimchi, heading to Mangwon Market in Seoul where he's confronted with hundreds of different varieties.

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  • BBQ

    New. John Torode goes on an amazing food tour of Korea, discovering modern dishes alongside the classics. John beefs up his trip with a tour of a BBQ hotspot.

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  • Soups and Stews

    New. John discovers the importance of soup in Korea, goes to Noodle Alley in Seoul to have a go at hand-cutting noodles, and makes a marinated beef stew.

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  • Modern Classics

    New. John ends his tour by looking at modern classics, including crazy ice creams and hotteok pancakes, before making KFC (Korean Fried Chicken).

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  • Korean Pantry

    New. John heads into the Korean kitchen to find out more about essentials like soy, gochujang and doenjang, before making bossam, a belly pork dish.

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