Despite living a humble life at Baekyangsa, a seventh-century temple located within South Korea’s Naejangsan National Park, Kwan has been recognised around the world for her holitic approach to cuisine. She first enchanted Eric Ripert of New York’s Le Bernardin, before being featured in a 2017 episode of Netflix’s Chef’s Table series, as well as earning respect from some of the world’s best chefs, from Noma’s René Redzepi, to Mingoo Kang of Mingles.
Buddhist Nun, Jeong Kwan, Wins Asia's 50 Best Icon Award 2022
03 March, 2022
Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan shares her philosophy on vegan Korean temple cuisine, mindfulness, and the relationship of food to the land.
The World's 50 Best Restaurants has announced the winner of the Icon Award for Asia is world-famous Bangkok hawker Supinya ‘Jay Fai’ Junsuta.
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