Happy New Year! I cooked Japanese / Korean new year dish this year.
Kimchi (also spelled kimchee) is a traditional Korean vegetable pickles. Daikon kimchi is one of the popular variety and one of my favorite kimchi. I like to eat kimchi in summer time when I do not have appetite. Usually we add shrimp paste or fish sauce to make kimchi, but this time I use asian [...]
Sam Gye Tang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) is traditionally served in the summer for its supposed nutrients, which replaces those lost through excessive sweating and physical exertion during the hot summers in Korea. My mom always cooked for me this dish whenever I am sick. This is my comfort food and remind me of my [...]
Kabocha is Japanese winter squash. This vegetable is very sweet and tasty. I cook often this vegetable in winter season. I cook Rice Porridge Soup with kabocha and left over my brown rice. It is good for your breakfast.
This is very easy dish to cook in weekday.
This is another korean style pancake made from lotus root. I like texture of grated lotus root because it is like Mochi.
kimchi is the most widely known Korean side dish which is red color with red pepper and very spicy (and strong taste). Water Kimchi is a very satisfying dish with a cooling taste that off sets some of the spice effect of many Korean dishes. Water kimch the best cure for a hangover!! Here is [...]
Japchae is a Korean dish made from dangmyeon noodle (cellophane noodles) made out of sweet potato starch. It stir fried in sesame oil with and various vegetables such as thinly-sliced carrots, onion, spinach, and mushrooms, sometimes served with beef, and flavoured with soy sauce. You can usually find dangmyeon noodle in the asian grocery store, [...]
This recipe is arrangement for Korean BBQ sauce. You can use this sauce for soup, salad dressing, saute meet / vegetable. It is convenient if you keep in fredge all the time. Here is the recipe
I use cucumber a lot for cooking in summer season. Since cucumber lower your body heat, good for summer. It also help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling. I sometime use is as cucmber eye pads. Slice cucumber and put it over both of your eyes. I cooked Oi namul (Korean style Cucumber Salad) for [...]