Posts tagged korean
Spicy Korean Squid and Fried Tofu Stir Fry with Gochujang

Here is a super tasty and spicy stir-fry sauce made up of a Korean chili paste condiment known as gochujang. Gochujang is a Korean fermented red chili paste, mixed with soybeans, glutinous rice powder and salt. It has a spicy and sweet flavor that goes great with stir-fries, soups, marinades and stews.

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Authentic Korean Napa Cabbage Kimchi Recipe

Kimchi is a traditional fermented vegetable side dish from Korea. It originated out of the necessity of preserving vegetables for the long winters. Now it is a staple in everyday Korean and other Asian households. Kimchi can be made out of any vegetables with the most popular being napa cabbage.

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Making Kimchi: A Disaster Story

Kimchi has a sweet, sour, and fermented taste that can be overpowering to a foreign palate. Also, the abundance of ginger, garlic, onions and chili powder makes it very pungent. Kimchi was created to preserve vegetables for the long cold winters. Now it's a great complement to grilled meats all year round, and a definite must when we have our Korean BBQ with beef short ribs.

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