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Kimchi making FAQ
Korean

Here are some frequently asked questions from my readers about making kimchi. Over the years they have had many questions and these are my answers.

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Korean Steamed Pears (Baesuk: 배숙)
Korean

Let's meet a new Korean food called baesuk! : ) Baesuk, as its name indicates, it's cooked pear ("bae" = pear" and "suk" = cooked). There are 2 types of baesuk: steamed whole pear and cooked pair punch, like sujeonggwa. Today I'm showing how to make the steamed pear, sometimes

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Fried Gochujang (Yakgochujang: 약고추장)
Korean

The full recipe is here: If you're a fan of Korean gochujang, the spicy, sweet, savory, pungent paste that's used so often in Korean cooking, you're going to love yak-gochujang. It's gochujang fried with beef, honey, sesame oil and pine nuts, and will totally knock your socks off!

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Gado-gado vegetable salad
Korean

Mariska has her own channel on YouTube! Visit her channel to learn delicious recipes! This is a recipe for Indonesian Gado-gado from Mariska, filmed in Jakarta as part of my Gapshida project. There are all kinds of Korean food fans there! Enjoy! Ingredients (for 2 servings) 1 thinly sliced medium

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Squid soup (Ojingeoguk:오징어국)
Korean

The recipe: Tanya's YouTube channel: Ingredients: (for 2 servings) 9 ounces (250 grams) of squid cleaned and cut into 3 inch x ½ inch strips 9 ounces (250 grams) of radish sliced thinly into bite-sized pieces half a medium onion, sliced (½ cup worth) 3 stalks of green onions, cut

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Maangchi's mapa tofu (마파두부)
Korean

Mapa tofu is also called "mapo tofu" or "mapo doufu." It's one of the most popular Chinese-Korean dishes in Korea along with jjajangmyeon (blackbean noodles) and tangsuyuk (sweet and sour pork/beef). Koreans call this dish "mapadubu." Every family seems to have their own version of mapadubu. I use chicken breast

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White steamed rice cake (Baekseolgi: 백설기)
Korean

Koreans often make baekseolgiddeok to celebrate a baby's 3 week birthday (saei rye in Korean) or any child's birthday, but it's most often traditionally prepared to celebrate a baby's 100 day birthday (baek il in Korean). The white cake represents purity and perfection and is attained by using fluffy steamed

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Mumallaengi-Muchim (seasoned dried radish strips: 무말랭이무침)
Korean

The recipe is here! : Let's learn how to make delicious mumallaengi-muchim today! It's a Korean banchan (side dish) that's very common in a Korean doshirak (lunch box). The main ingredient is mumallaengi – Korean white radishes, cut into pices 3-4 inch long and 1/4 inch thick and dried in

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Kimchi hot dog
Korean

Full recipe: Korean fusion food Kimchi hot dog! Today's recipe is a fusion dish I created. It's pretty simple, but adding spicy, sour kimchi to your hot dog will make it even more delicious. When I lived in Korea I wasn't a hot dog lover, but since coming to the

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Cabbage and soy bean paste soup ("baechu doenjangguk":배추된장국)
Korean

My secret recipe for this delicious Korean favourite! Full instructions on my blog 'm so excited to introduce this simple and healthy soup to you!
Korean meals are usually served with rice, soup, and other side dishes. Just in case you don't know what doenjang is, I'm telling you that doenjang is

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