Thanks for the ideas.
I don't think my kimchee has MSG. This guy makes pickles and stuff by fermentation, but I'll ask.
The bananas, and sweetpotatoes and kimchee sounds bad enough that is probably completely addictive and delish and hits sweet/sour/savory. Looking forward to trying that!
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Our most recent major overseas trip was to India in 2010, and I think I was saved by all the walking, both with my backpack when we were travelling and then walking through archaeological sites and other historic stuff. Oh, and some hiking in the western Himalaya region.
Last year, my international trips were to Tulum and Merida (Mexico) and NYC. In Mexico I spent so much time in the water and exploring Mayan ruins that I burned off pretty much everything I ate, and then in NY I wasn't really doing the food tourist thing since the foods I think of as classically New York are off-limits for a celiac, although my friend I visited in NJ took me to a classic NJ Italian restaurant that served gluten-free options.
I think we need a food tourism thread!
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I love to eat it with shrimp, cucumbers, onion and tomatoes. Toss is all together, chill it then enjoy. It's like a "poke" bowl but instead of raw tuna you have cooked shrimp. When I crave something spicy this is my go to dish.
Kimchee is excellent when mixed with ground beef and egg to create a meatloaf or burger patties, just drizzle dabs of sriracha on top to finish and for burgers, garnish with a bit of cilantro and thinly sliced cucumber!