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They've got Korean style

By Oliver Thring   February 2013

Kimchee is one of a spate of Korean restaurants to have opened in the UK recently

Many people think of British food as rather bland. But since the Crusades, we’ve had one of the most heavily spiced cuisines of any country, from Christmas pudding to devilled kidneys, tikka masala and haggis. Combine this ancient trait with a restless national palate and a trend for small sharing plates in restaurants and you go some way to explaining the sudden surge in interest in Korean food.

Like Japan, the Korean peninsula has…

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