Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kimchijeon: Traditional dish with a twist

  Kimchi, fermented cabbage seasoned with garlic and crushed red pepper, is undoubtedly the most popular food of Korea. Most Koreans generally consume it with their every meal. Kimchi has over 200 varieties, depending on the fermentation process and the weather. One of the healthiest foods, kimchi is full of vitamins A, B and C. […]

Anchovy and Kelp Broth: The Soup Base

The anchovy and kelp broth is the most commonly use soup base in most Korean soups and stews. Although chicken and beef broths have become more popular in modern Korean cooking, this kind of broth remains the staple in Korean cooking. It does not have a strong fish odor and adds a deep and savory […]

Gim-gyeran-guk: Soup of the Day

Gim-gyeran-guk, an egg soup with seaweed, is very quick to cook especially if you are in a hurry to prepare a meal for the family. A simple but well-balanced dish, it is a health dish that provides minerals from the seaweed and protein from the egg. To make it more tasty and delicious, you can […]

Bibimbap: Rice meal in a bowl

Probably one of the most popular Korean dishes, bibimbab is a bowl of rice topped with various cooked vegetables, beef, fried egg and other garnishes. It is served with red chili paste and sesame oil, which should be mixed in thoroughly. The name comes from two Korean words: bibim which means “mixing” and bap means “cooked […]