Korean Pickled Perilla Leaves (Kkaennip Jangajji)

Pickled Perilla Leaves in Soy Sauce (Kkaennip Jangajji)

Today I would like to share one of the classic Korean side dishes (banchan, 반찬), which is also one of my favourite side dishes. It's Pickled Perilla Leaves (Kkaennip Jangajji, 깻잎 장아찌), also known as … [Read more...]

Kimchi Pancakes (Kimchi Buchimgae)

Kimchi Pancakes (Kimchi Buchimgae)

During my long holiday, I made this delicious, crunchy, savoury and super easy Kimchi Pancakes (Kimchi Buchimgae, 김치부침개 or Kimchi Jeon, 김치전). I haven't made this for a very long time so I thought it's … [Read more...]

Korean Dumplings and Fresh Salad with Spicy, Tangy and Sweet Dressing (Bibim Mandu)

Korean Dumplings and Fresh Salad with Spicy, Tangy and Sweet Dressing

Today, I opened my lunchbox too early - at around 10:45am, when most people have their morning tea. Since I became a stay home mum looking after my baby, it kind of became my unfortunate habit. I have … [Read more...]

Seasoned Korean Fish Jerky (Jwipo Jorim)

Seasoned Korean Fish Jerky - Sweet and Savoury

About 7-8 months ago  I received a care package from my mum in Korea. It included some new clothing, loads of popular Korean cosmetic samples and there were several packs of seasoned dried filefish … [Read more...]

Korean Style Pink Radish Pickles

Korean Style Pink Radish Pickles

Do you like radish pickles? I love them! It's such a JEM dish. I particularly love pairing them with my Samgyeopsal (Korean pork belly) BBQ meat and also with Bibim Naengmyeon (Korean spicy cold … [Read more...]

Korean Style Seasoned Mung Bean Sprouts Salad (Sukju Namul Muchim)

Korean Style Seasoned Mung Bean Sprouts Salad (Sukju Namul Muchim)

Today's recipe is another simple side dish (banchan) called Sukju Namul Muchim (숙주나물 무침, Mung bean sprout salad seasoned with salt, garlic and sesame oil). It's made in almost the identical way with … [Read more...]

Simply Seasoned Korean Spinach Salad (Sigeumchi Namul version.1)

Simply Seasoned Korean Spinach Salad (Sigeumchi Namul)

  Sorry, I haven't been posting new recipes more frequently lately. As you are aware (if you've been following My Korean Kitchen via Facebook), I am expecting my very first baby soon - Well, 7 more … [Read more...]

Fresh Napa Cabbage Kimchi Salad (Baechu Geotjeori)

Fresh Napa Cabbage Kimchi Salad

I’ve been buying 2kg of Kimchi from a Korean grocery store. That usually lasts us for about one month. Now that I’m back to food blogging again, I thought I “ought to” make Kimchi myself instead of … [Read more...]

Crispy Sweet Potato in Caramelised Sauce (Goguma Mattang)

Goguma Mattang 1

If your local Korean restaurant serves this crispy sweet potato glazed with caramelised sauce as one of the complimentary side dishes, I bet this would be the first one to disappear to one's tummy. … [Read more...]

Korean Potato Pancakes (Gamja Jeon: 감자전)

Korean Potato Pancakes (Gamja Jeon) 1

It's been a very hot sizzling summer season this year. I've been wishing for a decent heavy rain and my wish was granted late last week. But perhaps I should have specified how much rain for how long … [Read more...]