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Bingsu (Jeonju 11.14)

This is still, without a doubt, some of the best bingsu I've ever had. I was lucky enough to eat this while filming a documentary called 'Taste of Korea' with National Geographic (Check out the video here : http://www.vingle.net/posts/438145) Bingsu is traditionally made with shaved ice, pat (red bean) and occasionally ice cream and is served with Korean rice cakes. This fantastic variant was served with a tasty assortment of nuts on top and the ice flakes were made from frozen condensed milk which made the whole taste much richer. I wish I could go back but I have no idea what the cafรฉ was called ใ… ใ…  I shall have to head back to Jeonju next time and try to find it!
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@mystory12 Part of me wonders if it's because it's too cold in England? Also we don't really have a big dessert culture in the UK...?
that sounds really delicious...I wonder why we don't have those kinds of things in the UK!
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