Jeong Kwan, a Korean nun chef famous for creating temple food. Temple stays are popular in South Korea for visitors to learn more about Buddhism and living as a monk or nun. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei

How Netflix’s Chef’s Table star Jeong Kwan put temple food on the map in Korea – and where to taste the best

South Korea’s answer to culinary tourism, temple food, is made from home-made, meatless ingredients and locally-sourced vegetables, and is used to practise Buddhism

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Jeong Kwan, a Korean nun chef famous for creating temple food. Temple stays are popular in South Korea for visitors to learn more about Buddhism and living as a monk or nun. Photo: SCMP/Xiaomei
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