Diving into one of the most amazing Korean traditions, Jean-Georges visits with the Haenyos of Jeju Island, who free-dive for seafood off the rocky coast. Jean-Georges feasts on fresh sea urchin, a dream breakfast for a world-renowned chef. Then, he enjoys a fortifying seafood stew at Baekrok Haegwon restaurant, a Korean-style bouillabaisse filled with clams and crab. Marja explores gyejang, another famous crab preparation. She samples two different versions, first at Gwangjang Market in Seoul and then at Pro-Gan-Jang-Ge-Jang in the company of her friend, Diana. Marja takes the experience home and prepares homemade gyejang and together, Marja and Jean-Georges make Jeju Island-inspired dishes, including steamed mussels with seaweed and sea urchin, and a Korean seafood stew. Lastly, Jean-Georges prepares his iconic crab fritters - with a Korean spin.
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Episode #104 / Length: 27 minutes