Video Duration 19 minutes 12 seconds
From: Fork the System

Korea: A divided nation, a united table | Fork The System

Three North Korean defectors share what life across the border was like as they cook and eat with Fork the System.

Korea is a divided nation. Koreans, a divided people.

Can food be the common root that unites North Korea and South Korea?

In the first episode of Fork the System, HyoJin Park and Joi Lee explore the connection between food and identity in the Korean Peninsula.

They meet three North Korean defectors who share their favourite dishes from home.

Beyond the typical news headlines, these meals give us a taste of everyday life in the hermit kingdom.