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...]

Korean Style Pink Radish Pickles


Korean Style Pink Radish Pickles (한국식 분홍무 절임) 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 … [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...]

Yubu Kimbap (Kimbap with Seasoned Deep Fried Tofu Pouches)

Yubu Kimbap in a Lunchbox

The one thing I miss about Korea is convenience. You can get most kinds of food delivered to you at your door very easily without incurring any additional charges. If an item you are looking for is … [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...]

Spicy, Sweet and Vinegary Noodles (Bibim Guksu)

Bibim Guksu

This bibim guksu (비빔국수) is something I am very much enjoying making and eating lately. I made this 5 times last week already. Yes! it is that tasty and morish. I just can't get sick of it. Besides, it … [Read more...]

Garlic Chives and Baked Garlic Salad

Garlic Chives and Baked Garlic Salad 2

( Garlic Chives and Baked Garlic Salad served with Grilled Pork) Do you like garlic? I don't like eating raw garlic but I love eating baked garlic. It is delicately flavoured and has a savory taste, … [Read more...]

Seasoned Acorn Jelly (Dotori Muk Muchim)

Seasoned Acorn Jelly (Dotori Muk Muchim)1

When I was a child, I sometimes went hiking with my mom and we picked up some dropped acorns in the hills. I didn't hike to the very top but on the way back the basket of my bicycle was full of … [Read more...]