Monday, July 26, 2010

Soondae/Korean blood sausage

Many cultures have there own version of blood sausage. Italians call it buristo, Germans call it Blutwurst, Sweden, there are variants such as blodkorv (blood sausage), blodpl├Ąttar (blood pancakes) and blodpalt. Of course although rare these days, in USA we have Boudin Rouge.
Korean blood sausage is called Soondae. It is made with pigs blood, sweet rice, potato noodle and barley. Usually available at most Korean markets. Its delicious and subtle in flavor. Served with mixture of salt, pepper and red pepper flakes to bring out the flavor.

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