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Weird News Soy sauce older than US on Trump's South Korea menu

17:35  07 november  2017
17:35  07 november  2017 Source:   afp.com

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A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday -- along with a diplomatically tricky prawn. The dinner, at the Blue House compound next to a former royal palace

The meal to be served at the state dinner for US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the presidential Blue House in South Korea © Provided by AFP The meal to be served at the state dinner for US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the presidential Blue House in South Korea A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday -- along with a diplomatically tricky prawn.

The dinner, at the Blue House compound next to a former royal palace, includes a beef rib dish accompanied by a gravy made with an "exquisite, 360-year-old soy sauce", said a spokesman for Seoul's presidential office.

The age implies it was made in 1657, the year the father of the US Declaration of Independence signatory Benjamin Franklin was born.

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A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday -- along with a diplomatically tricky prawn.

Fermented food including soy sauce is a staple in South Korean cuisine, with soy sauces made by famous artisans and fermented for decades -- or centuries -- sold for tens of thousands of dollars per litre.

In one food show in 2012, a group of artisans displayed soy sauce they claimed had been made 450 years ago, with a price tag of 100 million won ($90,000).

Fish that will be served at the state dinner for US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in South Korea © Provided by AFP Fish that will be served at the state dinner for US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in South Korea

Tuesday's menu also includes a grilled sole -- known to be Trump's favourite fish -- and an unnamed official told the South's Yonhap news agency: "The menu contains food that has local, traditional flavour that could also appeal to the taste of the US head of state."

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A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at his state banquet in Seoul on Tuesday -- along with a diplomatically tricky prawn. The dinner, at the Blue House compound next to a former royal palace

US President Donald Trump (L) and South Korea ’ s President Moon Jae-In (R) shake A special sauce more than a century older than the United States will be on the menu for Donald Trump at Fermented food including soy sauce is a staple in South Korean cuisine, with soy sauces made by.

But it is a marked contrast to the largely familiar US-style fare the president was offered by Shinzo Abe in Japan, with whom he has a significantly warmer relationship than with South Korean President Moon Jae-In.

Within hours of Trump’s arrival in Tokyo, Trump and Abe sat down to cheeseburgers, accompanied by tomato ketchup, and the centrepiece of the state banquet there was a steak.

The Seoul meal also features a prawn that Moon's office said was caught near a disputed island claimed both by the South and Japan.

The Seoul-controlled island off the east coast -- called Dokdo in Korea and Takeshima in Japan -- is at the heart of a decades-long territorial dispute and diplomatic row between the two countries.

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