Galbi-jjim (갈비찜), Korean braised beef short ribs, are one of the most popular beef dishes to eat around Lunar new year in Korea. The meat falls apart off the bones and the tender vegetables have so much flavor from the sauce. No wonder everyone loves to eat galbi-jjim during the new year.
Korean cabbage kimchi is not always smothered in tons of Korean chili flakes and spices. Here is cabbage kimchi that doesn't have any chili flakes except a very little amount of chili as a garnish. We call it Bak-kimchi (백김치). "Bak" means white and so we can call it "white cabbage kimchi."
There is Korean dish called "donggrang Ttang (동그랑땡)". They are like mini patties of minced meat with vegetables. The name came from the roundness of the patotoes. Donggrang means "round". "Ttang" doesn't have a specific meaning but it usually indicates something small and cute. Let's make Korean tofu tuna patties!
Apparently model, and wife of John Legend, Chrissy Teigen passed out after cooking her Thanksgiving meal. So to make up for missing out the traditional feast, she prepared a Korean barbecue (indoor grills, muchim and all). The model took to social media to share her post thanksgiving meal on Snapchat.
Korean housewives are busy around this time of the year. It is a season of serious kimchi making. You can't skip kimchi, especially the cabbage kimchi, on any Korean meals and we need to make sure that we have plenty of kimchi available during the winter time when the cabbage is not available.
Hot pots and bubbling stews are what make winters bearable. And in a quest to keep it exciting, we bring you another fabulous and easy recipe. This one is spicy, piping hot and hearty - devised specially by the American soldiers during their stint in South Korea! Mmmm...here's your recipe, get cooking!
Halloween is in a couple of days and I would like to share one Halloween food idea with Korean food. This Black Sesame porridge is a wonderful way to serve nor only for breakfast but as a starter to fall festive meals.
Red beans are not usual ingredients in Western cuisine but they are often found in many Asian style baked goods. I made red bean buns with already made canned red bean to make my life easier. They are easy and fun to make, and even more delicious to eat.