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  • Kimchi

    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.

  • Kimchi

    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.

  • BBQ

    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.

  • BBQ

    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.

  • Soups and Stews

    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.

  • Soups and Stews

    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.

  • Korean Pantry

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

  • Korean Pantry

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

  • Modern Classics

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

  • Modern Classics

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

Episode guide

John Torode's Korean Food Tour

Series 1

John Torode's Korean Food Tour

  • Vegetables and Tofu

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • BBQ

    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.

  • Soups and Stews

    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.

  • Modern Classics

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

  • Korean Pantry

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