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Naomi Imatome-Yun

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By Naomi Imatome-Yun

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    • Korean Beef Recipes that Rock! Created: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      In the West, Korean cuisine is known mostly for its beef dishes like bulgogi or galbi. Although I always make the point that Korean food embraces almost every type of vegetable, seafood and meat (e...
    • Easy Korean Dinner Party Menu Created: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      To throw a stress-free dinner party serving Korean food, it's important to choose a few dishes that can be made in advance and are still delicious when warmed up. This easy Korean dinner party menu...
    • Rabokki (Ramen + Dukboki) Recipe Created: Sunday, April 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Rabokki is the combination of two awesomely delicious things: ramen and dukboki (tteokbokki). And it's easy to make at home. Enjoy!
    • 6 Easy Korean Lunch Recipes to Make at Home Created: Sunday, April 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Our 6 great recipes for the best easy Korean lunches to make at home. From old-school eats to newer dishes like spam musubi, there is a yummy dish for all.
    • Green Tea Ice Cream Recipe Created: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Green tea ice cream is popular all over Korea and you can also find it in Korean restaurants and grocery stores all over the world. It's an easy and addictive ice cream to make if you have natural ...
    • Curried Chicken Tenders with Spicy Dipping Sauce Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This baked chicken tenders recipe features mild curry breading and a spicy S & B curry dipping sauce. A different take on chicken katsu.
    • Anytime Noodles with Stir-Fried Vegetables Created: Monday, June 25, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      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 al...
    • Korean Cinnamon and Persimmon Punch (Soo Jung Gwa) Recipe Created: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A refreshing, slightly spicy Korean drink that is good both hot and cold, Soo Jung Gwa can also be served as a dessert drink.
    • Korean Pan-Fried Whole Fish Recipe Created: Monday, May 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Eating the whole fish is common in Korea, whether it's cut up and made into a stew or fried on the stove. Cooking fish this way makes the fish crispy on the outside and juicy and tender on the insi...
    • The place to start: Korean cuisine at a glance Created: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you love Korean food and you're looking for a place to start, then refer to this list for easy menu plans, Korean cooking basics, pantry staples, and Korean cuisine resources.
    • Five Fabulous Korean Rice Dishes Created: Monday, November 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Rice is central to Korean cuisine, and the word rice in Korean ("bap") can also be used to describe meals or food in general. Try these five Korean recipes.
    • Top 5 Korean Cookbooks Created: Thursday, April 24, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      With the rising popularity of Korean cuisine, here are the best Korean cookbooks for English speakers on the market right now.
    • Profile of Makkoli Created: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A profile and history of makkoli (makgeolli, makgoli), a milky white rice wine that has recently become popular again in Korea.
    • Bok Choy Kimchi Recipe Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A delicious recipe for kimchi that is easy and quick! This kimchi (kimchee) recipe has all the great Korean flavors but tastes and feels very fresh.
    • Mustard Greens Kimchi Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A quick and easy recipe for mustard greens kimchi that is ready in a few days. This Korean side dish is healthy, simple, and good for you.
    • Jellyfish Salad - Haepari Naengchae Recipe Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      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.
    • Korean No-Fail Fish Dishes Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      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.
    • Soju Created: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Profile of the Korean Liquor Soju, the most popular alcohol in Korea today and a drink of growing popularity in the West.
    • Recipe for Korean Tofu and Meat Patties (Wanja Jun) Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      Wanja Jun belong to the Korean group of food called jun-ya, any vegetables, meat, or seafood that are covered in flour and egg and pan-fried. These Korean mini "hamburger" patties have many names i...
    • Apple Soju Cocktail Created: Sunday, October 26, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      This refreshing apple soju cocktail is simple to mix for even the sloppiest bartender. Light and smooth, you can serve it in a martini glass with apple slices as garnish. If you want to do it up li...
    • Recipe for Spicy Korean Pork Marinade Created: Saturday, May 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      This marinade is sweet, spicy, and good for making any type of Korean pork- grilled ribs, stir-fried pork, or broiled or barbecued pork.
    • Sauteed Cabbage with Black Bean Sauce Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      This simple, super delicious recipe for stir fried cabbage with black bean sauce is ready in 15 minutes. Throw in some protein for a full meal, or add some cubed tofu for a vegan meal.
    • Abalone Porridge (Jun Bok Jook) Created: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
      Rice porridge is served to the sick, young, and old, and abalone porridge was most common in the southern coastal parts of Korea and especially on Cheju Island.
    • Korean Dumpling Recipe (Mandoo) Created: Thursday, May 08, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      A Korean dumpling recipe that is easy to make- mandoo or mandu can be prepared in large quantities in advance and stored in the freezer for future use. Korean dumplings are traditionally made with ...
    • Yakshik or Yakbap Created: Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Recipe for Korean sweet rice balls, or yakshik, yaksik, or yak sik. Made of sweet sticky rice, honey, dates, and chestnuts.
    • Yuk Hwe (Korean Beef Tartare) Created: Monday, December 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      The easy, pretty, and delicious recipe for yuk hwe, also spelled in English as yukhoe, yukhae, yukke, or just Korean beef tartare.
    • Spicy Kimchi Stew (Kimchichigae) Created: Thursday, June 19, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      This spicy kimchi stew is served bubbling hot and makes good use of leftover or older kimchi. Fiery hot, hearty, and full of flavor, kimchichigae or gimchi jjigae is great for cold winter days but ...
    • Korean Stir Fried Korean Noodles (Chapchae) Recipe Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Chapchae is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea, and also seems to be the one that Westerners like best. The foundation of the dish is the mixture of the noodles, soy sauce, garlic, and ...
    • Korean “Sushi” Rolls (Kimbap) Recipe Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      I am calling these Korean rice rolls sushi because at first glance, they do resemble the Japanese rolls that Westerners associate with sushi. But kimbap is not considered fine or fancy fare in Kore...
    • Korean Seaweed Soup (Miyuk gook) Recipe Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Known as the “birthday soup” in Korea, seaweed soup is also given to post-partum mothers recovering from childbirth. Naturally low in calories and fat and high in calcium, iron, and pro...
    • Korean Spicy Fish Stew (Mae Un Tang) Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      This Korean fish stew recipe is a little bit spicy and sweet and has dozens of different fish and vegetable variations. (Maeun tang)
    • Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokumbap) Recipe Created: Sunday, June 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
      Kimchi Fried Rice (kimchi bokumbap or bokkeumbap) is humble food that is mostly enjoyed at home, but you might also see it in some casual Korean eateries. At home, it's a great way to use leftover ...

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