An old school Korean restaurant with a man sitting next to a few ‘Ohng-Gi’ (옹기). Ohng-gi refers to clay pottery and in most cases they are used to fermentation or storing food. Holes will be dug in the ground for a large Ohng-gi pot only with its opening exposed. During hot summers or cold winters, these pots will act as refrigerators preserving food for a longer time. 4 most common type of food to be stored in these are: ‘Go-Chu-Jang’ ( 고추장: red chili paste), ‘Dwen-Jang’ (된장: fermentated bean paste), ‘Gim-Chi’ (김치: fermentated cabbage), and ‘Gan-Jang’ (간장: soy sauce).

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