Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP
Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP
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Kimchi wars: new China vs South Korea row sparked by internet star Li Ziqi’s vegetable pickling video

  • The vlogger posted a video in which she pickles vegetables, using a method similar to kimchi making, and added the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood
  • The video prompted a backlash, with critics insisting kimchi is Korean and accusing Li of stealing from Korean culture. A similar row over kimchi flared earlier

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Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP
Internet vlogger Li Ziqi posted a video of vegetable pickling using the hashtags ChineseCuisine and ChineseFood – but Koreans say what she’s making is kimchi. Photo: SCMP
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