Gall Bladder of a bear of the sea with good nutrition and invigoration
Abalone is divided by the bluish black and firm flesh male and red and soft female. Male abalone is good for sliced raw fish and female one is proper for cooking. Abalone is fed with seaweeds such as kelp, seaweed, gulfweed, etc. and the dark organ means that it digests the seaweed, which is a healthy food.
In the oriental medicine
Abalone has nothing to be thrown away from horns to internal organs and there are various recipes using abalone.
The most popular one is the sliced raw abalone; wash the abalone and slice the abalone thinly to pick up easily. The custom is to eat this along with the internal organs (so called Gewoo) which can be excretion of abalone. Only after this was taken, you can claim that you have eaten the abalone.
It is mainly produced in Heuksan area of Shinan county and since the shell has no foreign substances stuck, its merchandise value is high and it is full of various vitamins, minerals, protein, and so on.