Korean Food Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Korean Food and Cooking Basics
An introduction to Korean cuisine and culture with helpful tips and information on Korean table manners and everything else you need to know about cooking and eating Korean food.

Korean Food
Korean Food.

Korean Food
Korean Food.

Korean Food
Korean Food.

Korean Breakfast Photo Gallery
A photo gallery of some breakfasts served in a Korean household, from a full Korean breakfast to a Western-style breakfast.

Quick and Easy Korean Recipes
Quick and Easy Korean food recipes that are good for beginners and people on the go. Still delicious and tasty but without difficult or lengthy preparations, these Korean recipes take less than 30 minutes to cook from start to finish.

Korean Side Dishes (Banchan) including Kimchi
Every Korean meal includes anywhere from 2 to 12 side dishes (banchan). The most important and well-known is kimchi, of which there are 100+ varieties, but there are also hundreds of other types of side dishes from stewed crab to egg custard.

Korean Snacks and Desserts
Quick Korean treats, snacks, and sweets that come before, after, and between Korean meals.

Korean Vegetarian Dishes
Although many people associate grilled beef or spicy seafood with Korean cuisine, there are many vegetarian dishes to choose from. Almost every Korean noodle or rice dish can be made without meat and the flavor is not sacrificed. The same holds true for many Korean soups and stews, which rely on spices and pastes for their depth.

Korean Pancake with Scallions Recipe (Pa Jun)
Want to learn how to make Korean pancakes? This scallion pancake recipe (pa jeon, pa jun) is easy to make and is always a big crowd-pleaser.

Korean Soups and Stews
Because Koreans eat stew or soup at almost every meal of the day, Korean cuisine has an amazing variety of them. Many Korean stews are extremely spicy and hearty and Korean soups range from miso-based to clear broth preparations.

Korean Seaweed Soup (Miyuk Gook) Recipe
Korean seaweed soup (also known as

Korean Bean Sprout Soup (Kongnamul Gook) Recipe
Korean bean sprout soup, which is both cheap and easy to make, has a light and refreshing flavor and is full of vitamin C but low in calories.

Korean Fish and Seafood Recipes
Since Korea is a peninsula, it should be no surprise that Korean cuisine includes a lot of seafood. Koreans love their fish, especially cooked and served whole, and also eat shellfish, squid, octopus, and almost everything else under the sea.

Spicy Korean-Chinese Seafood Soup (Jjampong) Recipe
Spicy Korean-Chinese seafood soup is popular both in homes and in restaurants in Korea and abroad. Make this soup with shrimp, squid and clams.

Soondubuchigae (Spicy Korean Soft Tofu Stew) Recipe
Soondubuchigae, or spicy Korean soft tofu stew, is Korean comfort food that manages to be both hearty and healthy at the same time.

Spicy Kimchi Jjigae Recipe
This spicy kimchi jjigae (kimchichigae) or kimchi stew is a favorite winter meal in Korea. Make it with older kimchi plus pork, beef or canned tuna.

Korean Potato Salad With Apple Recipe
Korean potato salad includes fruit, vegetables, eggs and ham in addition to potatoes and mayonnaise. Here's how to make it and use it.

Korean Pickled Garlic (Manul Changachi) Recipe
Manul Changachi (Korean pickled garlic) is crunchy, salty, a little bit spicy and a little bit addictive. This simple recipe describes how to make it.

Korean Beef, Poultry, and Pork dishes
Korean food has become known in the West for barbecued beef (galbi and bulgogi), but everyday meals feature beef, chicken, and pork used in a variety of ways. Korean cooking includes a lot of braising and broiling for tender and delicious meat.

Galbi Tang (Korean Short Rib Soup) Recipe
Galbitang - Korean short rib soup - is a traditional, hearty meal fit for royalty. This recipe takes some time to prepare, but it's worth it.

Korean Rice and Noodle Dishes
Rice is a staple in most Korean meals, and noodles are used throughout the seasons in soups or as entres or side dishes. From kimchi fried rice to spicy soba salad, you'll find the best Korean rice and noodle dishes here.

Rabokki: The Ultimate Korean Street Food Recipe
Rabokki is the combination of two awesomely delicious things: ramen and dukboki (tteokbokki). And it's incredibly easy to make at home.

Spicy Korean Rice Cakes (Duk Boki) Recipe
Korean duk boki - rice cakes covered in thick, spicy sauce - is a popular street food in Korea. It's eaten as a casual meal, snack, or drinking dish.

Korean Steamed Egg Recipe (Gaeran Jim)
These Korean steamed eggs are made in the traditional way, by whisking eggs with water and seasonings. Enjoy this easy recipe any time of day.

Spicy Korean Coleslaw - Quick and Easy Recipe
This easy Korean salad can serve as a substitute for traditional kimchi. It offers low calories and the abundant health benefits of cabbage.

Fast and Easy Korean Pickled Radish Recipe
This simple Korean pickled radish recipe produces a crisp, sweet and salty side dish that can accompany almost any main course.

Korean Fried Zucchini (Hobak Jun) Recipe
Korean fried zucchini (also known as Hobak Jun or Jeon) is an easy-to-make side dish that complements most Korean main courses.

Korean Bean Sprout Salad (Sookju Namul) Recipe
One of the most popular side dishes, Korean bean sprouts (Sookju Namul) complement any Korean meal. It is delicious, fresh, healthy and easy to make.

Spicy Korean Cho Kochujang Dipping Sauce Recipe
This spicy Korean Kochujang dipping sauce works well with everything from rice to meat and salads. As a bonus, it offers surprising health benefits.

Korean “Sushi” Rolls Recipe (Kimbap/ Gimbap)
Korean kimbap are rice rolls that look a lot like sushi. Learn how to make kimbap and what traditional (and not so traditional) fillings to use.

Korean Stir-Fried Noodles Recipe (Jap Chae, Chap Chae)
Chap chae - Korean glass noodles or stir-fried noodles - is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea. Learn how to make this simple dish.

Korean Noodles With Black Bean Sauce (Jajangmyun) Recipe
Jajangmyun - Korean noodles with black bean sauce - is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea. Learn how to make an authentic version of it.

Korean Cold Noodles (Mul Naengmyun) Recipe
Korean cold noodles (naengmyoen) is a simple, nourishing dish that requires little prep time. Naengmyoen noodles usually are made from buckwheat.

Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokumbap) Recipe
Kimchi fried rice is mostly enjoyed at home, but you might also see it in some casual Korean eateries. It's a great way to use kimchi past its prime.

Korean BBQ Chicken Wings (Tong Dak) Recipe
This Korean barbecue chicken wings (tong dak) recipe yields delicious, saucy, spicy-sweet wings with finger-licking sauce that suit most any occasion.

Korean Dumpling (Mandoo or Mandu) Recipe
Versatile and delicious, mandoo can be boiled, steamed, deep fried, pan-fried or added to soup and made with beef, pork, chicken, or vegetables.

Korean Pan-Fried Whole Fish (Yellow Croaker) Recipe
Korean pan-fried whole fish is simple to make and delicious to eat. This recipe produces a yellow croaker that's crispy outside and juicy inside.

Korean drink recipes and information
From watermelon punch to the Korean tea ceremony, you will find Korean drink recipes, information, and traditions here.

Korean Citron Tea (Yuja Cha) Recipe
Korean Yuja Cha (Yuzu citron tea) is a popular winter tea made with citrus fruit and honey. It's delicious, and may even help ward off colds and flu.

Korean Yogurt Soju Cocktail Drink Recipe
Korean yogurt soju cocktails are made with yogurt and soju, a Korean vodka-like alcohol. They're easy to make and popular throughout the country.

Korean Barley Tea (Bori Cha) Recipe
Roasted barley tea, with its light, nutty taste, is served year-round with Korean food. Healthy and mild, it can be served hot, warm, or cold.

Christmas in Korea: Religious Traditions and Foods
Christmas is a public holiday in South Korea and also a family holiday for Korean Christians. Learn Korean traditions and foods for Christmas.

Food for Korean Holidays and Special Occasions
Here you'll find menu suggestions and information about Korean food and traditions for holidays and special occasions.

Reviews and Recommendations for Korean cuisine
Reviews and recommendations for Korean cookbooks, kitchen tools, restaurants, and recipes.

Five Flavorful Korean Chicken Main Dishes
Whether it's grilled, roasted, braised or fried, Korean chicken dishes are never bland or dry. Try one of these flavorful chicken dishes.

Easy Korean Dinner Party Menu
To throw a stress-free dinner party serving Korean food, it's important to choose a few dishes that can be made in advance. This Korean dinner menu is easy.

Which Wines Go Well With Korean Food?
Korean food is notoriously hard to pair with wines since there are so many types of flavors in your average Korean meal. Learn about Korean wine pairing.

Korean Dinner Table Manners - Rules of Dining Etiquette
A list of the most basic rules of Korean dinner table manners. Table manners are important in Korean culture and respect for elders is paramount.

Korean Dinner Table Manners - Rules of Dining Etiquette
A list of the most basic rules of Korean dinner table manners. Table manners are important in Korean culture and respect for elders is paramount.

Top Five Korean Cookbooks in English
With the rising popularity of Korean cuisine, here are the best Korean cookbooks for English speakers on the market right now for beginner cooks.

An Introduction to Korean Food and Korean Spices
Whether you are planning to eat in a Korean restaurant or cook your own food, this lesson will give you all the basics you need including Korean spices.

Five Korean Radish Side Dishes
A list of five fabulous Korean radish side dishes including seasoned radish strip salad, red radish and carrot salad, and white radish kimchi.

The Five Best Korean Noodles
Noodles are a staple in Korean cuisine. They are served in stews and soups, in stir fries, and in cold salad dishes. Here are the best Korean noodles.

How to Make Korean Lettuce Wraps (Ssambap)
Korean lettuce wraps (ssambap) are perfect little packages of delicious seasoned meat, rice, and a zingy sauce stuffed into a red leaf lettuce.

Do Koreans Really Eat Dog? - Korean Food
Do Koreans eat dog? There are many questions about how dog meat is cooked and served in Korea, and these are researched and even-handed responses.

Finding a Korean Market Near Me Online
How do I find a Korean market near me? A list of the three best places to buy Korean spices, food, cooking tools, and other items online.

Buckwheat 'Cakes' (Memil Tteok)
These buckwheat 'cakes' are delicious, gluten-free, and easy to dress up with toppings you like. I love these with some good honey or brown sugar.

Spicy Salad Dressing - Korean Gochujang Vinaigrette
This is an amazing lightly spicy dressing for salads and I especially love to use it on soba salads and cold shrimp and chicken dishes.

Overview of Chusok - Korean Thanksgiving
Chusok, also now called Korean Thanksgiving, is a time of family gatherings and ancestral remembrance. A 3-day holiday with food, rituals, and family activities, Chusok is probably the most important holiday in Korea today.

Overview of Chusok - Korean Thanksgiving
Remembering ancestors is an important part of the traditional Chusok celebrations. Page 2.

Chusok (Korean Thanksgiving) Food and Drink
Chusok, also now called Korean Thanksgiving, is a time of family gatherings and ancestral remembrance. A 3-day holiday with food, rituals, and family activities, Chusok is probably the most important holiday in Korea today. Page 3.

Broiled or Grilled Salmon With Soy Honey Glaze Recipe
This delicious broiled or grilled salmon is easy to prepare and impressive looking for dinner guests if you use either salmon steaks or a side of salmon. Good for Korean meals and also with American sides or salads, it's a very versatile recipe.

Bulgogi Recipe (Korean Beef Barbecue)
One of the most popular Korean dishes, this thinly sliced meat has a smoky sweet flavor when broiled or cooked on the grill.

25 Quick and Easy Korean Meals in 10 Minutes or Less
These Korean meal ideas are not full recipes, just guidelines to throw together some ultra-fast meals. I hope you can use these in a pinch, and also use some of the ideas to be creative with the contents of your own fridge and pantry.

25 Quick and Easy Korean Meals in 10 Minutes or Less
These Korean meal ideas are not full recipes, just guidelines to throw together some ultra-fast meals. I hope you can use these in a pinch, and also use some of the ideas to be creative with the contents of your own fridge and pantry. Page 2.

Easy Korean Recipes
Here is a list of quick and easy Korean recipes that are simple but tasty. Look here for simple side dishes, quick main dishes, and tips and techniques to save time in the kitchen.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Glossary of Korean Cooking Terms and Ingredients
A glossary of special terms and ingredients common in Korean cuisine.

Korean Sauces and Marinades
Using the correct proportion of spices, sauces, and marinades are an essential part of cooking traditional Korean food. Here are the recipes for the important ones- from the perfect marinade for barbecued beef (galbi) to the right proportions for spicy red pepper dipping sauce (samjang).

Korean Stuffed Chicken Soup with Ginseng Recipe
Korean Stuffed Chicken Soup with ginseng (Sam Gae Tang) is a delicious, fragrant soup that is surprisingly easy to make. Small whole chickens or Cornish hens are stuffed with sticky rice, garlic and chestnuts and then simmered with ginseng, ginger, and garlic.

Cold Korean Soybean Noodle Recipe
This Korean noodle dish is refreshingly cold and mild, with a nutty texture that makes it perfect for very hot summer days. It's an easy recipe for even the most novice cook, costs almost nothing to make, and is a healthy and filling vegan Korean dish.

All About The Korean Pear - Bae
All About The Korean Pear (Bae), AKA the Apple Pear and Asian Pear

Korean Budae Chigae Recipe
Budae Chigae was invented during the famine years of the Korean war and post-war period. Koreans managed to use leftover meat discarded or handed-out from the U.S. army bases to make this dish (

15 Essential Korean Ingredients
This is a short list of the 15 most important things you need in a well-stocked Korean pantry. You can make a huge variety of Korean dishes using these ingredients, and having most or all of these things on hand in your kitchen will make cooking and meal planning easier.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

How To Make a Korean Rolled Omelette - Photo Instructions for Gaeran Mari
Step by Step instructions on making Korean rolled omelette (Gaeran Mari). Once you get the hang of making this dish, you can whip up a few different versions in less than 10 minutes.

Korean Braised Short Ribs Recipe
These Korean braised short ribs are slow simmered over low heat to a tender and sweet finish. It's hard to have leftovers with Galbi Jim because it's such a crowd-pleaser, whether it's a fancy gathering or just a comforting homestyle meal.

Korean New Year - How Koreans Celebrate the New Year
A look at the customs and traditions surrounding the Korean New Year.

Traditions and Customs of the Korean New Year
The Korean New Year focuses on family. Learn more about the traditions and customs. Page 2.

Chusok Rituals
Games and outdoor activities associated with Chusok, the Korean Thanksgiving. Page 4.


Spice Up Your Dishes With Gochujang
Gochujang is a Korean seasoning that combines the earthiness and flavor of miso with the bright spiciness of Sriracha. You can use it to season your salad dressings, soups, stews, stir fries, and more.

Awesome Ways to Use Kimchi
Kimchi is so full of flavor that it's a miraculous ingredient that transforms soups, stews, or dips to another level in no time.

Creative Ways to Enjoy Kabocha Squash
Kabocha squash is a sweet, soft squash that is wonderful in any number of sweet and savory dishes. These recipes from around the world make the most of this wonderful vegetable.

Beef Bone Hangover Soup (Haejang Guk)
This kimchi and bean sprout soup is one of my favorite hangover remedies, even though there are a few different types of Korean soups that are used as hangover remedies.

Korean Beef Bone Soup Recipe (Gomtang)
This rich, comforting bone soup is milky white from long simmering. It has only a few ingredients, so it’s easy to make, but it does require a lot of slow cooking.

Cheesy Corn Recipe
This cheesy corn is a popular drinking snack (anju) and side dish at some Korean BBQ restaurants. Simple but satisfying, this is the Korean version of creamed corn.

One Pot Mixed Rice Dish Recipes
These one pot and one pan meals from around the world are fuss-free dinners and meals that are perfect for weeknights and for feeding a crowd.

Yummy Ways to Use Yuja (Yuzu, Citron)
Yuja (citron or yuzu) is a citrus fruit that is yellowish green, similar to the lemon, but with a very acidic and dry pulp. Use it to brighten or lighten your drinks and dishes.

Sweet Ways to Use Red Bean Paste (Pat)
Sweet red bean paste is an important part of many Asian desserts, and they add a nice protein-packed nuttiness to breads and treats.

5 Wonderful Ways to Use Supergrain Misugaru
Misugaru, the traditional Korean grain powder made of milled grains, beans, and seeds, has recently become popular in trendy Korean drinks.

Multigrain Misugaru Frappe
There is no coffee in this drink, so it's not a traditional frappe, but you do feel energized from the blend of grains, seeds, and beans that make up misugaru powder

No-Cook Superfood Ice Cream
This lovely vanilla ice cream gets a healthy twist from misugaru, a Korean powder blend of whole grains, beans, and seeds.

Misugaru Latte
This superpowered misugaru latte combines my favorite morning ritual (coffee) with my favorite quick breakfast (smoothies).

Superpowered Dairy-Free Banana Ice Cream
The superpowered part of this ice cream comes from misugaru, a traditional Korean powder made of finely milled grains, seeds, and beans.

Homemade Melon Popsicles (Korean Melon Bars)
These melon popsicles are a homemade version of one of my favorite childhood treats, Korean melon bars.

Dairy-Free Red Bean Ice Cream
This red bean ice cream is dairy-free, easy to whip together, and combines the red beans into the ice cream itself.

Misugaru Smoothie (Korean Multigrain Smoothie)
This Korean superfood and supergrain smoothie is made of misugaru (whole grain powder), frozen bananas, and almond milk.

Incredible, Inventive Dairy-Free Ice Creams
These dairy-free ice cream recipes are delicious, interesting, and much healthier than traditional ice cream recipes. So enjoy!

Sweet Red Bean Smoothie
Sweet red beans are an essential element in many Korean desserts and breads. This smoothie combines the great taste of red beans with the refreshing texture of an ice-cold smoothie.

Refreshing Cold Asian Noodle Dishes for Summer
Korea is hot and steamy in the summer, and these cool, refreshing noodle dishes help you beat the heat.

Amazing Korean Street Foods
Korea has amazing street food, and Korean cities are packed full of food stalls, tents, and carts. Try some of these recipes to recreate these tasty snacks at home.

Irresistible Icy Desserts for Summer
Incredible icy dessert recipes for summer, including shaved ice, dairy-free ice cream, and sorbet. Italian, French, Korean, and Inventive Iced Desserts

Gorgeous Green Tea Desserts and Drinks
Gorgeous desserts, drinks, and cocktails made with matcha green tea.

Egg Muffins Recipe (Gaeran Bbang)
These tasty muffins are called “egg bread” in Korea, and they are a convenient, hand-held breakfast.

Hand-Torn Noodle Soup (Soojaebi, Sujebi)
This hearty, delicious soup is made of hand-torn noodles, and it's easy to make with the broth that you like, whether it's vegetable, anchovy, chicken, or beef.

Stuffed Sweet Hot Cakes (Hotteok)
These hot, sweet stuffed pancakes are one of the most popular streets in Korea and are wonderful on cold days.

Korean-Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork (Tangsooyuk)
This is a Koreanized Chinese dish, and is similar to Americanized Chinese sweet and sour dishes. In Korean, this is a popular snack, kids’ food, and special occasion dish.

Potato Stew (Gamja Tang)
Rich and delicious, this long-simmered pork and potato soup is the best comfort food for winter meals or late-night drinking.

Mung Bean Pancake Recipe (Bindaetteok)
These hearty, savory pancakes are made with ground mung beans, chopped kimchi, bean sprouts, and sliced pork.

White Kimchi (Baek Kimchi)
This non-spicy, refreshing kimchi is a good summer Korean side dish and gives a nice balance to spicy soups and stews.

Delicious Rice Dishes From Around the World
This rice recipe list just touches the tip of how versatile rice is, and how it can be smooth, spicy, sweet, crunchy, and more. Enjoy!

Delish Asian Dishes You Can Make In Your Microwave
You can steam and cook in your microwave, as long as you know the right proportion and times. You won't believe these Asian recipes and dishes were made in the microwave.

Crazy Good Korean Clam Recipes
Korea is a small peninsula, so Korean cuisine is full of all types of seafood and sea vegetables. Clams are a favorite, and are used in soups, stews, noodle dishes, and as a main dish. Try one of these delicious recipes using clam.

Super Soju Cocktails to Make at Home
Soju cocktails and drinks. Soju is a traditional Korean spirit that's been around for hundreds of years, but it's gaining popularity around the world.

Awesome Asian Dumplings
Whether they're vegetarian, meat-filled, steamed, fried, or in soup, Asian dumplings always hit the spot.

Korean Food in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is a food-lover's paradise, and this is especially true for Asian food. Because of its geographic location, busy international airport and diverse Asian population, you can find a huge variety of cuisine options in the city. You can find Korean eateries in most mall food courts, and there is a “Little Korea” in the Ampang area of the city. There are over 20,000 Koreans living in Malaysia and about 3,000 Korean expats live in the Ampang neighborhood. KL's Little Korea is full of Korean restaurants, cafes, stores, supermarkets and businesses.

What to Order in a Korean Restaurant
If you are a first-timer at a Korean restaurant, then follow this simple guide and you'll be hooked. You'll definitely want to return for some more daring

Korean Pumpkin Porridge (Hobak Juk)
Pumpkin Porridge (Hobak Juk) Recipe

Sweet and Sour White Radish and Carrots
This cool and crispy radish and carrot pickles goes well with Asian meals and saucy dishes and smoky meat dishes.

Grilled Pork Belly (Sam Gyup Sal) Recipe
Grilled pork belly with a sesame oil dipping sauce is one of the most popular pork dishes in Korea. It's also one of the few grilled Korean meat dishes that is not marinated.

Easy Pickled Chili Peppers (Gochu Changachi)
These pickled peppers in soy sauce and vinegar are a popular Korean side dish where a little goes a way. These are best made with Korean chili peppers, which are sweeter and less spicy than jalepeno peppers.

Easy Ginger Chicken Stock
With just a couple ingredients, you can make this fragrant soup broth, which you can use for noodle soups, dumpling soups, and other clear soups.

Classic Steamed Fish with Scallions and Ginger
This is one of my absolute favorite ways to make and eat white fish fillets, as the fish is delicately seasoned with ginger and scallions.

Clams in Spicy Black Bean Sauce
These clams in a spicy black bean sauce make a great topping for rice or noodles. An easy recipe with tons of flavor.

Slow Cooker Shredded Korean Chicken
This Korean-spiced shredded chicken cooks up in the slow cooker and is good served inside rolls, over rice, or inside lettuce wraps.

Quick Water Kimchi (Nabak Kimchi)
Nabak kimchi is

Stir-Fried Pork and Garlic Chives
This is an easy weeknight pork stir-fry dish that gets its great taste and fragrance from garlic chives, which have flavors of onions and garlic. You can make this with scallions or leeks if you can't find garlic chives or don't have access to them.

Easy Sesame Chicken Recipe
This is a savory, saucy dish that is popular in Korean bars as anju, and is a healthier take on takeout Chinese sesame chicken.

Shredded Napa Cabbage Salad
This is a crisp, bright cabbage salad or slaw recipe that is an easy and complementary side dish to any meal.

Spicy Eggplant with Garlic
This is an easy, tasty eggplant recipe that can convert even die-hard eggplant-haters. It can also be a main dish with ground pork, turkey, or beef.

Mapo Tofu Recipe
Mapo Tofu (mapa dubu) is a classic Chinese dish that's easy to make and enjoy. There are now Korean and Japanese versions of this spicy tofu recipe.

Easy Egg Fried Rice Recipe
This is one of those easy but super yummy fried rice recipes that you can whip up with leftover rice and just a few eggs.

Shredded Potatoes with Scallions Recipe
These simple, stir-fried potatoes are flavorful and delicious. You can adapt this recipe easily with the addition of bell peppers or carrots.

Slightly Spicy Broccolini Recipe
Broccolini is a vegetable that looks very much like broccoli, but with longer and more tender stalks. It's delicious when it's simply seasoned and stir-fried.

Easy Egg and Scallion Dumplings
These tasty egg and scallion mandoo have a short ingredient list and are easier to make than traditional Korean dumplings.

Beyond Sushi: New Ways to Enjoy Raw Fish
Check out this round-up of global ways to enjoy raw fish that are not sushi and sashimi. From crudo to poke to ceviche, you're in for a treat.

Merry Meatball Recipes From Around the World
Meatballs can be dressed up, spiced, and stuffed. Have fun and do something different with one of these international meatball recipes.

Delicious Ways to Enjoy Dandelions
Dandelions are more than a pesky weed; they are actually a delicious wild herb and edible weed that you can use in your salads and cooked dishes.

Korean Seasoned Dandelion Salad - Min Da Lae Muchim
This dandelion side dish recipe is both tasty and easy. Korean cuisine is full of wild herbs, vegetables, and roots, and weeds.

One-Pot Korean Meals
Not all Korean meals have to be multi-pot affairs. Enjoy one of these delicious one-pot recipes meals for easier weeknights and less dishwashing.

DIY Winemaking and Wine Recipes
If you've never tried your hand at winemaking or wine cocktails before, then learn something new with these wine recipes and wine tutorials.

How to Serve Anything in Hollowed-Out Apple Bowls
A hollowed-out apple cup can be used to serve almost anything, from drinks to desserts to savory foods. It's all-natural and healthy and gives the table a little entertaining flair.

Korean Cocktail Party Menu with Fun Drinks a Finger Foods
From kimchi deviled eggs to soju cocktails, these foods and drinks will add some celebratory flavor to your Korean cocktail party..

A Korean Vegetarian Feast Menu
This vegetarian feast includes some beloved Korean vegetarian dishes in the traditional meal format with rice, soup, kimchi, and side dishes.

Korean Vegetarian Meals
A list of tasty Korean dishes that are hearty enough to be full vegetarian meals. Soups, stews, noodles, salads, and vegetarian rice dishes.

All About Korean Food
Everything you need to know about cooking Korean food with photos, recipes, tutorials, menu suggestions, and reviews. Also with articles about Korean culture, traditions, and celebrations, and the past, present, and future of Korean cuisine. From Korean home-cooking to royal court cuisine, you'll find it all here.

Bulgogi Recipes
Bulgogi, or Korean marinated grilled steak, is an essential Korean dish. Once you know how to make it, you can make many Korean dishes with ease.

Leftover Kimchi Recipes
Kimchi (or kimchee or gimchi) is one of those things that makes everything it's cooked with taste better, especially these kimchi-filled recipes.

Spicy Mussels with Beer Recipe
This recipe for mussels cooked in a fragrant spicy liquid or beer and stock makes a tasty pot of spicy mussels.

Korean Curry Rice Recipe
This is a Korean curry rice recipe is real at-home Korean cooking, and you can make this with beef, chicken, or just vegetables.

Bulgogi Quesadilla Recipe
This is the most easy, delicious bulgogi quesadilla recipe as there is great flavor from bulgogi + cheese, but experiment with fillings and toppings.

Korean Carne Asada Recipe
I love carne asada, bulgogi, and Korean-Mexican fusion, and this is a crowd-pleasing recipe you can use in a hundred different ways.

Korean Kogi Tacos Recipe
A delicious take on 'kogi tacos', or the beef tacos created by the Korean-Mexican-fusion-food-truck-fare of Roy Choi. Succulent, spicy, and so good.

Charred Spicy Pork Bowl Recipe
This smoky, spicy recipe of charred pork, rice, and vegetables comes courtesy of award-winning Chef Edward Lee.

Yakgwa, Korean Honey Cookies Recipe
Yakgwa is a traditional Korean sweet, and it's usually shaped into a flower if you buy it in a store. It's a mix of cookie, doughnut, and candy.

Green Tea Cake Recipe
This simple, moist cake is subtly sweet and flavored with green tea (nokcha, matcha). You can add more sugar if you prefer more sweetness, or you can top your green cake with some cream cheese frosting.

Steamed Apples Stuffed with Sweet Red Bean Paste
These steamed apples with red bean paste are perfect for winter and reminds me of my grandmother, who used to steam pears for us when we were sick.

Incredible Asian Egg Recipes
Amazing Asian egg recipes for any time of day - not just breakfast. Eggs can be a snack, side dish, or main component in many soups and rice dishes.

Contemporary Korean Cocktails
Here are some of our favorite easy Korean cocktails for celebrating, toasting, and enjoying some fantastic new mixed drinks.

How to Make Boiled Peanuts
Boiled peanuts are an addictive street food and an awesome cold-weather snack that get luxuriously soft with long-boiling. An easy, no-fuss recipe.

Korean Vegetarian Slow Cooker Casserole
This gently spiced tofu and mushroom Korean stew or casserole cooks in the slow cooker and is easy to tweak for the mushrooms and vegetables you like.

Grapefruit Soju Cocktail
This is a fizzy, delicious cocktail made of grapefruit juice and soju that is refreshing, celebratory, and zingy.

Korean Chestnut Rice (Bam Bap)
This recipe for Korean chestnut rice is healthy, delicious, and full of winter flavors and smells. Use sweet Korean chestnuts if you can find them.

How to Make Korean Sesame Salt
Make and store this homemade sesame salt to season stews, soups, vegetables, and Korean meat dishes.

Quick and Easy Soy Pickled Jalapenos
Jalapeno peppers pickled in soy sauce and vinegar are a popular Korean banchan (side dish) where a little goes a way

Super Easy Spinach Soup
Frozen spinach makes this an easy soup to throw together. Delicious and nutritious, make this soup with a vegetarian, chicken, or any other broth.

Bean Sprout Rice Soup (Kongnamul Gookbap)
Kongnamul Gookbap (Gukbap) is a Korean comfort soup made of bean sprouts, rice, egg, and chili peppers that is also used as a hangover remedy.

Better Than Takeout: Easy Beef with String Beans
This beef with string beans recipe is one of those simple, home-cooked dishes that doesn't require a lot of time or skill but gives a great result.

Korean Spicy Pickled Cabbage (Baechu Kimchi) Recipe
This pickled and fermented Napa cabbage is the most popular and recognizable form of kimchi. Baechu kimchi is not only good as a side dish to almost every Korean meal, but it is also the foundation for many soups, stews, stir fries, and rice dishes.

Bulgogi Marinade Recipe (Korean Grilled Beef)
This bulgogi recipe is an essential Korean marinade for grilled or broiled meat, pork, or chicken. Sweet and salty, this marinade will tenderize meat and give it lots of flavor.

Anytime Asian Noodle Soup Recipe
This noodle soup is delicious and easy to make and modify for whatever vegetables or protein that you have in your kitchen. It can be made spicy or mild, chunky or smooth, and vegetarian or a meat-lover's version.

Korean Kimchi Pancake (Kimchee Jeon) Recipe
This kimchi pancake recipe is a great use of leftover kimchi and is very easy to make. Kimchi Jun works as a hearty snack, an appetizer, or a side dish to a Korean or Asian meal. As with most Korean recipes and dishes, you can tweak it to your own tastes with the addition of other vegetables, meat, or seafood.

Korean Seasoned Spinach (Sigumchi Namul) Recipe
This sesame seasoned spinach “salad” is a light Korean side dish that can also be used in other Korean main dishes like chapchae, kimbap, and bibimbap.

How to Make Homemade Soy Milk
An easy way to make soy milk at home, where you can control the texture and sweetness.

Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Sobaegi) Recipe
It's hard to keep this stuffed cucumber kimchi (or kimchee) on the table or in the fridge, because it's so popular with Koreans of all ages. Full of snap, crackle, and layers of flavor, oi sobaegi can also be eaten the day you make it.

Spicy Korean Pork Rib Marinade (Daeji Galbi) Recipe
This marinade is sweet, spicy, and good for making any type of Korean pork- grilled ribs, stir-fried pork, or broiled or barbecued pork.

Korean Spicy Beef Soup (Yukaejang) Recipe
Yuk Gae Jang is a hearty Korean soup that warms you from your lips to your toes. Full of meat and vegetables, it's fiery red, bold, and spicy.

Korean Mixed Vegetables and Rice (Bibimbap) Recipe
Bibimbap is delicious, gorgeous on the plate, and easily tweaked for different palates and spice levels. I've included six vegetables in this recipe, but you can easily make it with just 3 or 4 or what you happen to have in your fridge. Koreans usually eat this rice dish with some beef, but I usually top mine with just an egg fried sunny side-up.

Seven Popular Korean Side Dishes
Every Korean meal includes anywhere from 2 to 12 side dishes (banchan). The most important and well-known is kimchi, of which there are 100+ varieties, but there are also hundreds of other types of side dishes from stewed crab to egg custard.

Websites to Send Gifts and Flowers to Korea
You can order gifts directly from Korean websites (written in English), pay online, and have your present delivered that day to the recipient in Korea. Some of the websites offer free shipping in many Korean cities, guarantee same day or next day delivery, and have a variety of flowers, cakes, fruit baskets, and other gift items perfect for almost everyone.

Korean Spicy Noodle Soup Recipe
This spicy soup is a forgiving recipe that I make it when I need a quick soup and only have a few ingredients in the fridge. It can take a variety of different vegetables, noodles, and proteins and will still taste good. This recipe calls for Tofu Shirataki noodles, which are low-carb and low calorie Japanese noodles. But if you are not on a low cal diet or lifestyle, you can use other Asian noodles; I like to use Japanese udon or Korean sweet potato noodles.

Korean Rolled Egg Omelette (Gaeran Mari) Recipe
This Korean rolled egg omelette (Gaeran Mari) recipe is as easy as any American omelette, but looks beautiful on the table and an easy side dish for any meal. Healthy, delicious, and full of protein, Gaeran mari is a complete breakfast and an easy addition to a bento lunch or a Korean dinner.

Korean Spicy Braised Chicken and Potatoes Recipe
This Korean chicken stew is simple and easy to make with very little hands-on time. Simmering makes the chicken incredibly tender and the sauce has a spicy kick. This isn't a dish you'd normally order in a restaurant, but it is Korean home cooking at its best. Serve it over white rice with an extra scoop of sauce for an easy and comforting meal.

Korean Cabbage Soup (Baechu Gook) Recipe
This Korean miso cabbage soup is not often found in restaurants but is a staple in Korean households. Healthy, low-fat, and rich in nutrients and vitamins, Baechu Gook is Korean comfort food and is especially popular in the winter months.

Instructions for Making Korean Rice on the Stove
Every Korean household has a rice cooker, but there are times when you do need to make rice on the stove. If you need more rice than normal for a dinner party, if your rice cooker breaks, or if you're cooking in someone else's kitchen, then it's useful to know how to make rice the old-fashioned way.

Recipe: Korean BBQ Shortribs (Galbi) Marinade
Korean marinade for grilled or broiled short ribs that gives the meat an amazing flavor and tenderness.

Spicy Korean Dipping Sauce Recipe
Spicy dipping sauce for dumplings, tempura, and Korean savory pancakes.

Korean Rice Cake Soup (Duk Gook) Recipe
Korean Duk Gook, a soup filled with soft Korean rice cakes (Dduk), is always eaten on New Year's Day. Soothing and simple, it takes less than 30 minutes if you use pre-made or store-bought broth. It's also common to add dumplings and/or sliced beef to the soup for a heartier dish.

Tofu and Sauteed Kimchi (Dubu Kimchi) Recipe
Dubu Kimchi is a popular anju (Korean drinking snack) and a delicious, easy way to use leftover or older kimchi. The vibrant flavor of the sauteed kimchi is mellowed by the soft, delicate texture of the plain tofu.

Korean Bean Paste Stew (Daenjang Chigae) Recipe
This thick, fragrant stew (doenjang jjigae, daenjang chigae) is a Korean comfort food especially popular in the cold winter months.

Korean Seasoned Eggplant Side Dish (Gaji Namul) Recipe
Gaji Namul is a simple, tasty Korean side dish (banchan) made of steamed eggplant strips and seasonings.

Korean Bulgogi Stew (Bulgogi Jungol) Recipe
Bulgogi jungol is a hearty, delicious one-pot meal that is also a good way to use any leftover marinated bulgogi and vegetables from your fridge. I always have marinated meat in the freezer, and bulgogi jungol is one of the easiest ways to use that beef in an easy Korean stew. For an even heartier meal, add noodles to the pot.

Stir-Fried Vegetables With Rice Noodles - Recipe
This simple noodle and vegetable dish is an easy way to disguise leftover vegetables (and even leftover chicken or meat) into a tasty meal. I like to use rice noodles in this recipe, but you can also use buckwheat noodles (memil gooksu, soba), cellophane noodles (sweet potato noodles, dangmyun) or even linguine or fettucine.

Easy Recipe for Korean Steamed Tofu
This steamed tofu can be made in the microwave or on the stovetop. Healthy, versatile, and good with any number of Asian dipping sauces, tubu tchim (steamed tofu) is a classic Korean dish that is good in any season.

Korean Sesame Candies (Kang Jung) Recipe
I used to love these Korean sesame candies (or cookies) growing up, but I never realized how easy they were to do until I tried to make them for a gluten-free friend.

Six Essential Korean Stews
In Korean cooking and eating, soup or stew is served at almost every meal. Sometimes stews play a starring role at the table, but usually they are a communal dish shared by everyone at the table like banchan. There are also some Korean restaurants and meals that offer stews (chigae, jjigae) after the main dish, like seafood restaurants with raw fish specialties.

Mae Un Tang Recipe (Korean Spicy Fish Stew)
This Korean fish stew recipe is a little bit spicy and sweet and has dozens of different fish and vegetable variations. (Maeun tang)

Korean Quick Pickled Cucumber Recipe
This quick cucumber pickle recipe is ready in twenty minutes, and the sweet and salty flavor makes it the perfect side dish. Use small Korean cucumbers for the best crunch, and with just three more ingredients you'll have a really snappy cucumber salad.

Spicy Korean Pork (Daeji Bulgogi) Recipe
Daeji Bulgogi is made of thinly sliced pork which is marinated in a spicy chili pepper sauce and either grilled or pan-fried. It's very popular cooked with other vegetables like onions and peppers or wrapped with rice in lettuce wraps.

Korean Garlic Chive Salad (Buchu Muchim) Recipe
This garlic chive salad (buchu muchim) is snappy, spicy, and fresh. It adds pep to any meal, and is an excellent side dish to grilled beef, steamed tofu, and dumpling soup.

Around the World In 10 Delicious Chicken Dishes
Here are some delicious, easy chicken dishes and recipes from around the world, which many from our network of About.com Food Experts.

7 Fantastic Asian Fusion Sandwiches
Here are some amazing East-West fusion sandwiches for your eating pleasure, including a bibimbap burger, two banh mi recipes, and a chutney sandwich.

The Wide World of Wild Vegetables
There's a lot of flavor and nutrition in wild plants and vegetables- try these recipes with ramps, fiddlehead ferns, dandelion, cactus, and nettles.

Sauteed Fiddleheads - Gosari Namul (Fernbrake/Fern Bracken)
Fiddlehead bracken fern are a popular Korean vegetable side dish called gosari namul, and are a topping for the mixed rice dish called bibimbap.

Sauteed Bellflower Root - Doraji Namul Recipe
This crunchy, chewy white root is a staple Korean vegetable that you might see as a side dish (banchan) or in your bowl of mixed rice (bibimbap).

How to Make the 10 Most Popular Korean Restaurant Dishes at Home
These are the most popular Korean dishes ordered in restaurants worldwide. How to make them yourself at home with these easy Korean recipes.

The Huge Variety of Korean Namul, or Seasoned Vegetables
Namul is a wide category of Korean vegetable dishes. They refer to any seasoned sides made of vegetables, herbs, leafy greens, and roots.

Seasoned Korean Watercress (Minari)
Minari (Korean watercress, dropwort) is a peppery Korean dish that is a popular namul (vegetable side) and ingredient in mixed rice (bibimbap).

Mushroom and Tofu Hot Pot Stew
This vegetarian mushroom and tofu stew and hot pot recipe is warming and delicious. It's an easy recipe that take just 30 minutes.

Kimchi Deviled Eggs
Creamy, spicy, and a little bit tart and spicy, these kimchi deviled eggs are an addictive appetizer, side dish, or snack to brighten up your day.

Braised Chicken in a Soy-Butter Sauce
This 5-ingredient chicken recipe uses chicken thighs, legs, or drumsticks. It's and easy braised chicken dish is full of flavor and umami goodness.

Easy and Modern Korean Salad Recipes
A list of delicious modern and traditional Korean salad recipes, including soba salad, apple salad, and spicy Korean coleslaw.

Korean Soy Chili Salad Dressing Recipe
A staple Korean salad dressing with a hint of spice that is good on green salads, cold seafood salads, and raw and steamed vegetables.

Korean Egg Sandwich Recipe
Traditionally, Korean people ate rice, a few side dishes, and a bowl of soup or stew for breakfast. Now people in Korea sometimes eat cereal, pastries, or egg sandwiches for breakfast, similar to people in the West. This Korean breakfast sandwich, sold by street vendors in cities, is commonly called tost-u (toast) or gaeran tost-u (egg toast). It's not that different from an American egg sandwich, but the addition of cabbage and a sweet dusting of brown sugar are tasty Korean additions.

Korean Lettuce Wrap Recipe (Ssamjang)
Ssam bap is most commonly eaten as some sort of protein (beef, chicken, pork) wrapped with rice and ssam jang (wrap sauce) in red or green lettuce leaves.

What Do Korean People Eat For Breakfast?
I've been asked many times over the years what Korean people usually eat for breakfast. I think it's a good question because traditionally, there are no

Quick Soy Honey Glaze Recipe - Korean Food
Korean soy honey glaze for broiled fish, grilled poultry, and sauted vegetables. Wonderful on the Korean table but also good for adding a bit of Asian flavor to any meal.

Five Popular Korean Rice Dishes and Their Recipes
Rice is central to Korean cuisine, and the word rice in Korean (

Best Korean Food Blogs
These are some of the best Korean food blogs on my blogroll, so take a peek at some of their delicious offerings.

Ramen Hacks: Creative Ways to Use Ramen Noodles
Experiment using both fresh and instant ramen noodles in some of these creative ramen recipes - you'll have a delicious time doing it.

Mung Bean Jelly Recipe - Korean Savory Jello
Muk is the consistency and look of jello, but it is not sweet. Usually served a flavor-filled soy-based sauce, its texture makes it a joy to eat.

Broiled Garlic-y Sugar Snap Peas
This easy recipe for broiled Korean garlic-y snow peas adds some sweet soy flavor to your meal but can also stand alone as a savory snack.

Cheesy Kimchi Dip, Hawaiian Style
This creamy, cheese kimchi dip is based on a Hawaiian fusion-y recipe, and is an easy way to make a spicy, flavorful cheese dip.

Tossed Ramen Noodles with Kimchi
You can use this mixed soupless ramen recipe to make a quick and easy dish from instant noodles, or as a base with fresh ramen noodles and prime toppings.

Spicy Stir Fried Potato Hash
This spicy potato recipe is easy to make, delicious, and fills out any Korean meal. You probably have all spices you need already in your pantry.

Best Kid-Friendly Korean Food Dishes
The best kid-friendly Korean dishes. Even though Korean cuisine has a lot of spice, it's also full of meat, rice, and noodle dishes that kids love.

Vegetarian Korean Dishes and Recipes
Korean cuisine does amazing, inventive things with all different types of vegetables. These are some of the best Korean vegetarian dishes.

Korean Kimchi (Kimchee) Recipes
Kimchi (kimchee, gimchee) is one of the most important parts of Korean cuisine, and it's the most important side dish (banchan) at the Korean table.

Kimchi Mari - Cold Kimchi Rice
Kimchi mari is cold kimchee rice that you won't find in a restaurant, but you'll remember if you grew up in a Korean kitchen.

Steamed Asian Pear with Pepper - Baesuk Recipe
This sweet steamed pear is great for a snack or as a yummy home remedy. If you have a cough or cold, make this without sugar for some cold relief.

Grilled Tuna with Spices Recipe
This is an easy spice rub for grilled tuna. You can also use mahi mahi or swordfish or another meaty fish that can stand up to these flavors.

Scallion Kimchi – Recipe for Green Onion Pa Kimchee
This is a great recipe to make and store kimchi if you have a smaller kitchen. Scallion kimchi goes a long way and takes up little room.

Simple Roasted Kabocha Squash Recipe
This is such an easy and succulent recipe to make and enjoy kabocha squash. Kabocha is called danhobak in Korean, and it's naturally sweet.

Rice-Stuffed Omelette (Omurice Recipe)
This rice-stuffed omelette is popular in Korea, but it was introduced by the Japanese. Omurice gets its name from the English words ‘omelette’ and ‘rice

Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe
This is an easy, delicious slow cooker barley soup that’s perfect for the colder days. The barley and doenjang, or daenjang (Korean ‘miso’), make it hearty and flavorful.

Bibimbap Burger Recipe
These bibimbap burgers are a Korean take on the American favorite, and the recipe is easy to adapt to foods like grilled chicken and grilled cheese.

Sweet Potato Jook (Rice Porridge) Recipe
Koreans love sweet potatoes and they love their rice, and jook (juk) is a comfort food. This is a whole bunch of goodness rolled up in one.

Do It Yourself Korean Frozen Yogurt - Easy Recipe for Frozen Yogurt
A simple and easy way to make Korean-style frozen yogurt at home. Tart, lightly sweet, and impossibly healthy, Korean-style frozen yogurt is the perfect snack or dessert. But the popular Korean chains like Pinkberry and Red Mango charge around $5 a cup, so this Do-It-Yourself recipe saves you both gas and cash.

Korean Chicken Burrito Recipe
Korean tacos got all the glory, but I also love Korean-ish quesadillas and burritos. These Korean chicken burritos always hit the spot.

Easy, Delicious Grilled Sardines Recipe
These grilled sardines are so easy, healthy, and delicious and make dinner a breeze. You can eat them with a full-on Korean meal (rice, sides/banchan, soup) or enjoy these grilled babies with good bread, cheese, and salad.

Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Kimchi
This is not a traditional Korean recipe, but there are very few vegetables that don't taste great sauteed with some kimchi, butter, and olive oil. I love how modern Korean-American chefs have been playing with kimchi + Brussels sprouts, so here's my easy take on how to recreate this dish at home.

How to Make Inari Sushi: Rice Stuffed Tofu Pockets
These tofu pockets are a portable, healthy, and everyday vegetarian dish. You can dress these up anyway you wish, as this is just the most basic that I use to make inari. One of the most common inari stuffings include steamed vegetables with rice and furikake, radish, and rice.

Grilled Asian Eggplant Recipe
Eggplants have a mild flavor, so they are easy to season and dress for dinner. Cooking them on the grill gives them an awesome, smoky flavor, and the gochujang sauce gives them a nice spiciness.

Korean BBQ Recipes: Meats to Throw on the Grill
Recreate the Korean BBQ restaurant at home with these grilled beef, pork, and chicken recipes. These range from traditional to contemporary.

Quick and Easy Korean Side Dishes (Banchan)
These are quick and easy Korean sides to make when your pantry and your cabinets aren't fully stocked. Useful since all Korean meals have 2-12 sides.

Fast and Easy Ketchup Fried Rice Recipe
Ketchup fried rice is one of of those awesome mom-in-hurry and happy kid foods that never fail to please. And did you know ketchup is actually Asian?

Authentic, Healthy Beef with Broccoli Recipe
I love beef with broccoli, but I don't like the Chinese-American takeout way of preparing it. I love it with Chinese broccoli, or kai-lan, and a tasty sauce that doesn't congeal before your eyes.

Easy Grilled Steak and Scallions Recipe with Asian Flavors
This easy, fuss-free dinner of grilled steak and grilled scallions is a satisfying marriage of steak and scallions. A simple, delicious recipe for dinner.

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe
This dak jjim is easy and delicious in the slow cooker. With onions, potatoes, carrots, and garlic it's a hearty homecooking stew for anytime of year.

Quick and Easy Soy Sauced Potatoes Recipe (Gamja Chorim)
This is a quick and easy recipe for stir fried potatoes in an awesome sauce. You can also use red or green bell peppers if you don't want any spice.

Brown Rice and Cabbage Salad Recipe
A brown rice salad with vegetables is a simple, healthy meal in a bowl. It's also an easy, no-cook way to whip together a healthy lunch or dinner.

Ahi Tuna Poke Salad Recipe
Poke is Hawaiian-style seasoned raw fish, and it's sooooooo good. I love sashimi too, but sometimes I crave this Asian-inspired dish of fish.

Korean-ish Food, or Dishes that Have “Made It” in Korea
Koreans have adopted many non-traditional Korean dishes into their kitchens - these are some adopted popular dishes but that are part of the Korean national cuisine.

Korean No-Fail Fish Dishes
Korea is a peninsula so fish and seafood are an important part of the national diet. These simple fish recipes are delicious, healthy and easy to make.

Avocado Salad with Shrimp, Brown Rice, and Scallions
This one-dish lunch or dinner is easy, healthy, and delicious with avocado, shrimp, brown rice, lemon, and scallions.

Vegetable Porridge (Yachae Jook) Recipe
This is a vegetable jook (rice porridge) recipe that is deceptively delicious. Vegetables and rice can make for a soothing, fragrant meal.

Recipe for Spam Musubi
Like kimbap or sandwiches, spam musubi is a portable snack or meal with endless variations. The traditional and most recognizable musubi is a large rectangular portion of rice topped with grilled Spam and held together by a strip of Nori (seaweed).

Oyster Rice Recipe - Korean Gul Bap Recipe
This is an easy recipe for Korean oyster rice (gul bap), which makes the most of the sweet, meaty, ocean-y flavor of good oysters. Served with a spicy soy dipping sauce, this Korean rice dish is tasty and comforting.

Spicy Crab Stew - Gotgae tang recipe
This is a hearty, savory Korean stew that tastes like it took a lot of time and effort. Use fresh crabs in season for this easy stew.

Grilled Tuna Steaks Recipe
This is a light, lively, versatile recipe that you can cook on a standard BBQ or a hibachi grill. The sweet and salty balance makes this delicious.

Dak Kal Guksu Recipe ('Knife' Noodle Soup with Chicken)
This recipe is for a slurpy, comforting bowl of noodle soup with chicken. You can find these thick noodles in the freezer section of Korean groceries.

Slightly Spicy Meatloaf Recipe
This meatloaf is delicious and easy, and the hands-on time is wonderfully short. Korean-style, its spiced up with some gochujang (chili pepper paste).

Quick and Easy Miso Soup Recipe
This miso soup is quick and easy, and it goes with any salads, cold noodles, and summer meals. It's also a fan favorite with Korean kids everywhere.

Kimchi Butter Recipe
Kimchi butter tastes good on EVERYTHING, from bread to fish to corn. This is a simple version of the original compound butter from Mofofuku Milk Bar.

Sriracha Kimchi Recipe
This is a great idea adapted from the Sriracha cookbook. By using the chili from the Sriracha, you omit some work from the traditional baechu kimchi.

Korean Fish Soup Recipe (Bugo Gook) - Recipe
The light but sweet flavor of this soup comes from dried pollack, which is sold in Korean and Asian markets. It is healthy, very easy to make, and costs almost nothing. You can make a big pot of this soup for less than $5.

Spice Up Your Sandwiches some Korean Flavor
Sandwiches are perfectly compact, portable, and satisfying. Although they're not at all traditionally Korean, they've been adopted into cuisine

Cucumber Recipes that Snap, Crackle, and Pop!
Koreans use vegetables in every conceivable way, and the cucumber shows up to the table as a refreshing cold soup, a kimchi, and in countless sides.

Classic Korean Anchovy Stock Soup Recipe
This fish-based broth is the traditional base for Korean soups and stews. Although meat broth has become more popular in recent years, this anchovy soup stock is still a staple in Korean cooking. It doesn't have a strong fish odor, but adds a deep and savory element when used in cooking Korean soups and stews.

Korean Plum Wine (Maesil Ju) Recipe
Maesil Ju is a traditional Korean liqueur made out of green maesil plums. Sometimes also called plum wine, this liqueur is sweet, tart and refreshing on ice in the summer. There are also Chinese and Japanese versions of this liquor or wine, but the Korean “plum wine” is made with soju and honey.

Seafood Salad with Pine Nut Mustard Dressing
Koreans love seafood, and this fresh salad (haemul salad) showcases a great combination of flavors and textures with shrimp, squid, crispy cucumbers, Asian pear, mango, and radishes.

Soba Noodle Salad with Green Beans and Miso dressing
This fresh soba noodle salad recipe features snappy green beans, soba, mixed greens of your choice, and a sweet and tangy miso dressing.

Seaweed and Cucumber Salad Recipe
Crisp cucumbers and flavorful seaweed make for a healthy, refreshing side salad. This is called sunomono in Japanese and miyuk muchim in Korean.

Spicy Grilled Eel (Jang Uh Gui)
This spicy grilled eel uses freshwater eel and just a few more ingredients for a lovely fish meal over rice. You can either grill or broil the eel, which only takes a few minutes.

Korean BBQ Brisket - Chadol Baegi
Chadol Baegi, a staple of Korean BBQ, is shaved beef brisket. It's cooked quickly on the grill and dipped in a sauce of sesame oil, salt, and pepper.

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe: Korean Mat Tang (Madang)
These candied sweet potatoes are a sweet treat and a snack all kids (and adults) love. You can also deep fry this, which is the traditional way, but I like to steam and then pan fry these for a healthier version.

Korean Cold Cucumber Soup (Oi Naengguk) Recipe
Crisp, refreshing, and icy cold, Korean cold cucumber soup is the perfect accompaniment to a meal during a hot summer day. Sometimes also called oi naengchae, this iced cucumber soup is best when made with crispy fresh cucumbers.

Dae Jang Geum (Jewel in the Palace) - Korean Drama Review
Recommendation of Korean Drama Dae Jang Geum, also called Jewel in the Palace.

Korean Seasoned Radish Strips (Moo Saeng Chae) Recipe
Moo Saeng Chae is a fresh Korean radish salad that goes well with savory stews and well-seasoned sauteed dishes.

Korean Food and Restaurants in London
Korean Restaurants and Korean Food in London

Korean Broiled Mackerel (Godenguh Gui) Recipe
Koreans love broiled fish that is either cooked whole or sliced in half and cooked until the skin is crisp and sizzling. Broiling is an easy and mess-free way to make almost any type of fish, and a side dish portion is easily done in the toaster oven on the broil setting. I usually ask the people at the fish counter to remove the spine, head, and tail so that I'm left with two halves of the mackerel with the skin on.

Korean Grilled Squid Recipe (Ojinguh Gui) Recipe
You can find this grilled squid at food stalls in Korean markets, but it's also easy to make at home. It's really hard to mess up this recipe if you use good-quality squid. Fresh is best, but you can even use good-quality frozen.

Korean Roasted Corn Tea (Oksoosoo Cha) Recipe
Korean Roasted Corn Tea (Oksoosoo Cha or Oksusu Cha) is a mild, light tea that can be enjoyed with meals or by itself. It's considered good for digestion and intestinal health.

Korean Sweet Soy and Honey Chicken Recipe
This soy honey chicken recipe is simple to make and can be done in one pan on the stovetop. It's also great on the grill, on skewers, or as the protein in a meal salad.

Korean Spicy Cold Noodles Recipe (Bibim Gooksu)
Bibim Gooksu is the noodle version of bibimbap. These spicy cold mixed noodles are wonderful in the summer when you don't want to spend a lot of time at the stove and you don't feel like eating hot, heavy dishes. It's easy to make but full of spice, flavor, and texture, so it's still feels like a complete and satisfying meal. I like to make Bibim Gooksu with buckwheat noodles since it's so delicious and healthy, but you can substitute other thin noodles if you don't have any soba at home.

Korean Roasted Rice Tea Recipe
A popular Korean grain. Korean Food.

Korean Pan-Fried Fish (Saeng Sun Jun) Recipe
Almost any white fish works well in this recipe, and the thin coating of egg and flour make it easy to eat and prepare. Good with spicy dipping sauces or just soy sauce, kids and even meat-eaters love this sauteed fish.

Korean Ox Bone Soup (Seollantang) Recipe
A milky white soup made of long-simmered ox leg bones, seollantang (sullong tang) is a Korean soup that is easy to make but requires a lot of time.

Korean Grilled Short Rib (Galbi) Recipe
These Korean shortribs are tender, sweet, and full of of the flavors of soy and garlic. Called Galbi or Kalbi, they are usually served alongside lettuce and a spicy dipping sauce called ssamjang. A spoonful of rice, a piece of galbi, and a dollop of ssamjang wrapped up in lettuce is a divine mouthful of some of the best flavors in Korean cooking. Galbi is popular as both Korean picnic food and Korean-American restaurant food.

Korean White Radish Kimchi (Dongchimi) Recipe
A summer kimchi that is vinegary rather than spicy, dongchimi falls into the “white” or “water” category of the many different types of kimchi. Although dongchimi requires a few days of brining, it is very simple to make and lasts for a very long time in the refrigerator. With a tart, refreshing flavor, this white water kimchi (mool kimchi) is popular in the hot months as both a side dish and a cold soup.

Korean Scallion Salad (Pa Muchim) Recipe
This fresh Korean scallion side is often served alongside grilled meat and seafood dishes in Korean restaurants. You can add it to your lettuce wraps or just treat it as another side dish or salad.

Korean-Infused BBQ Menu
This is not a traditional menu, but a balance of Korean, Asian, and Western flavors. The easy thing is that almost everything can be made in advance.

Korean Anchovies Side Dish Recipe (Myulchi Bokum)
This Korean anchovy dish (Myeolchi Bokkeum) is easy, satisfying, and nutritious. Full of crunch and calcium, it looks a lot better than it looks.

Korean Sweet Red Bean Porridge (Pat Jook) Recipe
Jook (rice porridge) was always eaten in Korea to stretch grains for the poor and to soothe sick, young, or elderly bellies. It's still enjoyed as a snack, as breakfast or another light meal, or as comfort food for the sick. Pat Jook (sweet bean porridge) is smooth and mild with a subtle sweetness, and is a nice change from the many types of savory Korean porridges.

Korean Vegetable Dumplings (Yachae Mandoo) Recipe
These Korean vegetable dumplings are easy to make and can be prepared in large quantities in advance and stored in the freezer for future use. The mixture of tofu, eggs, glass noodles, and vegetables in these dumplings have a savory taste that even hardcore meat-eaters love. Versatile and delicious, yachae mandoo can be boiled, steamed, deep fried, pan-fried or added to soup.

Description of the Korean Rice Liquor Soju
Profile of the Korean Liquor Soju, the most popular alcohol in Korea today and a drink of growing popularity in the West.

Korean Remedy for Cough and Sore Throat - Recipe
Asian pears with honey are a simple and effective home remedy for coughs and sore throat. My Korean grandmother used to do this for us when we were little, and it's something that I now do for my own kids. Unlike many over-the-counter cough medicines, it actually helps to heal the symptoms (not just suppress them).

Sweet Lotus Root Recipe
This is a very old and traditional Korean dessert or sweet that goes back to royal times. Lotus root is not very popular in the West, but it tastes great steamed, fried, sauteed, and cooked in stir-fries. You can find it at most Asian grocery stores.

Korean Ginger Recipes That Will Knock Your Socks Off
Ginger is one of the essential Korean ingredients, and it's used to spice up everything from soup to cocktails. It's also an important part of traditional Korean medicine, and is used in natural cold remedies and as an all-around health booster.

Spicy Stir-Fried Octopus – Nakji Bokkum
Nakji Bokkum is red, fiery, and hearty, so sit back and prepare to be dazzled by the flavors in this sauteed octopus recipe.

Korean Winter Meal Menu
This Korean winter meal plan has a lot of elements, but you don't have to make them all. Buy or make all the kimchi that you want to add and swap out sides as you wish, but do try to keep the oyster rice and the spicy spare ribs on the menu. Just those two dishes will make this a comforting Korean meal to remember.

Grilled Asian Orange Pork Chops Recipe
I love the delicious marriage of Korean marinades with Western cuts of meat. This Asian pork chop recipe is easy and great on the grill or broiled in the oven.

Summery Cold Tofu Salad
This is an easy, delicious tofu salad recipe that you can make in less than 10 minutes. It uses a whole package of tofu, so it's a good healthy lunch for two.

Cold Sesame Noodles
This is my easy recipe for Chinese sesame noodles, and it's simple to make with Korean pantry essentials that I almost always have at home.

Homemade Persimmon Wine Recipe
Persimmons are one of the sweetest fruits in the world when fully ripe and they make a fine, fruity wine. In wine making, patience is always needed: you're not going to make a delicious wine in a month. But with good, ripe persimmons, you can make a delicious wine at home in less than 6 months.

How to Make Ginseng Tea (Insam Cha)
Koreans love ginseng because of the strong connection between food and medicine. Ginseng is a restorative and gives a boost to health and vitality. This ginseng tea is zesty, aromatic and warms you from the inside.

Jellyfish Salad - Haepari Naengchae Recipe
This jellyfish salad is a fresh, delicious, and pretty impressive salad that is easy to make at home. It's colorful, full of different textures, and has a nice bite from the mustard dressing.