Chonggak kimchi (총각김치) is another popular type of kimchi in Korea. It’s made with chonggak mu (총각무), which is a small variety of white radish with long leafy stems. This small variety is firmer and crunchier than the large varieties of white radishes. Chonggak mu is also called altari mu (알타리무).
The word chonggak (총각) means “bachelor” in Korean, and the word originated from the ponytail hairstyle, called chonggak, young boys/men used to have in the old days. It’s commonly believed that this ra More
Korea is a region in East Asia. Since 1948, it has been divided between two distinct sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea. Korea consists of the Korean Peninsula, Jeju Island, and several minor islands near the peninsula. Korea is bordered by China to the northwest, Russia to the northeast, and neighbours Japan to the east by the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan (East Sea). More