The wives of ambassadors in Turkey on Wednesday participated in a cooking class that introduced Korean cuisine to them.

The class organized in the capital Ankara by the Korean embassy taught the women how to prepare kimchi, a traditional Korean side dish.

As a staple in Korean cuisine, kimchi is a dish of salted and fermented vegetables, such as cabbage filled with a mixture of julienned radish, dried red pepper powder, spring onion and salted seafood.

The minced garlic, ginger, red chili pepper powder along with salted shrimps are the main ingredients used for seasoning the food.

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