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Naomi Imatome-Yun

Updated Articles and Resources

By Naomi Imatome-Yun

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Spicy Kimchi Stew Recipe (Kimchi Jjigae, Kimchichigae) Created: Thursday, June 19, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      This spicy kimchi stew (kimchi jjigae, kimchichigae) is served bubbling hot and makes good use of leftover or older kimchi. Fiery hot, hearty, and full of flavor, kimchichigae or kimchee jjigae is ...
    • Essential Bulgogi Recipe (Korean Beef Barbecue) Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      One of the most popular Korean dishes, this thinly sliced meat has a smoky sweet flavor when broiled or cooked on the grill.
    • Bulgogi Meat Marinade (Korean Beef sauce) Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      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.
    • Korean Stir Fried Korean Noodles Recipe (Japchae, Chapchae) Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Japchae (or 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,...
    • Korean Scallion Pancake Recipe (Pa Jun) Created: Monday, October 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Want to learn how to make scallion pancakes? This Korean scallion pancake recipe (pa jeon, pa jun) is easy to make and is always a big crowd-pleaser.
    • Korean "Sushi" Rolls (Kimbap) Recipe Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      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 Bean Sprout Soup (Kongnamul Gook) Recipe Created: Friday, May 09, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Korean bean sprout soup, which is both cheap and easy to make, has a light and refreshing flavor and is full of vitamin C and low in calories.
    • Korean Food 101 Created: Sunday, June 08, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014
      Whether you are planning to eat in a Korean restaurant, visit Korea or cook your own Korean food at home, this lesson will give you all the basics you need." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Dried Pollack Soup (Bugo Gook) Recipe Created: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      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 th...
    • Garlic Chive Salad (Buchu Muchim) Recipe Created: Monday, February 28, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      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.
    • Korean-ish Food, or Dishes that Have “Made It” in Korea Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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 Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 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: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Profile of the Korean Liquor Soju, the most popular alcohol in Korea today and a drink of growing popularity in the West.
    • Oyster Rice Recipe (Gul Bap) Created: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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 ta...
    • Recipe for Korean Tofu and Meat Patties (Wanja Jun) Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 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: Monday, June 30, 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...
    • Broiled Mackerel (Godenguh Gui) Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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...
    • Recipe for Spicy Korean Pork Marinade Created: Saturday, May 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 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.
    • Korean Egg Sandwich Recipe Created: Sunday, April 20, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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 p...
    • Quick and Easy Soy Sauced Potatoes Recipe Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • Spiced Up Sandwiches with Korean Flair Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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! Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • Korean Anchovy Stock Recipe Created: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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. I...
    • Korean Plum Wine (Maesil Ju) Recipe Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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 an...
    • Seafood Salad with Pine Nut Mustard Dressing Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      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.
    • Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      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.
    • Soba Noodle Salad with Green Beans and Miso dressing Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      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 Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Crisp cucumbers and flavorful seaweed make for a healthy, refreshing side salad. This is called sunomono in Japanese and miyuk muchim in Korean.
    • Sriracha Kimchi Recipe Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      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 BBQ Brisket - Chadol Baegi Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      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) Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      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 hea...
    • Spicy Grilled Eel (Jang Uh Gui) Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      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.

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