Food Unwrapped’s South Korean Adventure

Food Unwrapped presenters group photo

Kate Quilton and John Whaite embark on a remarkable exploration to trace the roots of the K-foods that have recently skyrocketed in popularity.

Their journey begins in Seoul, where they delve into the crunchy mysteries of Korean Fried Chicken and uncover the essential component of Gochujang sauce. Heading south to Icheon, they delve into the world of a rice-based alcoholic beverage that’s Korea’s top seller.

In Cheonan, the duo unravels the widespread allure of pork luncheon meat, commonly known as spam, and discover its production process. A brief side trip to Dacheon beach unveils an unexpected and memorable seafood dish with a playful nickname. Wrapping up their journey in Gwangju, they immerse themselves in the realm of kimchi and learn the secrets behind its international acclaim.

Food Unwrapped’s South Korean Adventure airs on Channel 4 on Tuesday, 16 January 2024 at 8:00PM.