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Sweet Rice Cake (Gyeongdan)

Korean sweet rice cake balls (Gyeongdan) This, sweet rice cake (Gyongdan, 경단) is a Korean traditional snack. It is my husband’s favourite rice cake (I like it too, but if I have it too much, I feel sick, because it is quite sweet.) It has sweetened red bean paste inside. Many years ago, Koreans believed …

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Korean fish cake side dish | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Fish Cake Side Dish

Learn how to make this popular Korean fish cake side dish! Korean fish cake stir fry is a very popular Korean side dish (banchan, 반찬) in Korea. Korean fish cake is called eomuk (어묵) or odeng (오뎅), so Korean fish cake stir fry is called Eomuk Bokkeum, 어묵볶음 or Odeng Bokkeum, 오뎅볶음. Korean fish cake …

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Korean Spicy Dipping Sauce (Ssamjang) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Ssamjang (Korean Spicy Dipping Sauce)

What is ssamjang and how to use it. Ssamjang (쌈장, Korean spicy dipping sauce) is a thick and spicy paste used as a dipping sauce when you make a wrap, which typically involves grilled Korean BBQ meat in a lettuce, perilla or steamed cabbage etc. You simply paste a small amount of sauce on to a lettuce leaf or meat …

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Easy Japanese Chicken Curry Rice | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Japanese Style Chicken Curry Rice

Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe! When I first tasted curry in Japan, it was so different to what I was used to yet it was really delicious. I think Japanese curry is sweeter, darker, and smells stronger than Korean curry. Someone told me that it is similar to the original Indian curry. I personally like Japanese …

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Korean Plum Extract

Korean Plum Extract (Maesil)

Learn how you can use Korean plum extract in Korean cooking! During the early days of My Korean Kitchen, I used Korean plum extract in some of my Korean cooking. These recipes are:- Flying fish roe rice (Al Bap) – used in sauce Korean plum tea– used as syrup Pressure cooker pork ribs – used in …

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Korean Teriyaki Chicken | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Teriyaki Chicken

Easy Korean style teriyaki chicken recipe. I got the idea for this meal – teriyaky chicken (데리야끼 치킨) at my mother in law’s dinner. I just guessed what I am supposed to use. It is a bit sweet, but tender. My husband really liked it a lot. It is not quite Japanese style, so I …

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Korean cafeteria food

Korean Cafeteria Food

If you live near a university or big corporation, there is a high chance you can get some cheap meals. In general, eating out in Korea isn’t that expensive, No, actually it is quite cheap since wages are so low in service industries. However, meals at most universities and corporations are even cheaper. I live …

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Korean Cooking wine

Korean Rice Wine

Rice wine or refined rice wine is an essential pantry item in Korean cooking. Below is my new cooking wine. I bought it for about AUD $3.00 for 500ml (Mirim 미림 by Lotte) at a Korean grocery store. Highlights: Alchohol 14% and No MSG Ingredients: Water, Corn syrup, Sugar, Rice, Aging alcohol 14%/volume Previously when I …

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Lotteria Lunch Time Menu on Sale

Note: The sale below was a long time ago so is not relevant anymore. However, I still like bulgogi burgers and have shared a bulgogi rice burger recipe at this link. The other day I went to Lotteria with my friend. (Lotteria is a kind of Burger King.) I haven’t eaten a hamburger for over …

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What Brown Rice Packages look like

I noticed some foreigners buy brown rice when they visit Seoul (Itaewon). Which means they don’t think it’s available at the local market. So I am going to show you what it looks like (just one brand) and teach you the Korean name for brown rice. This is the brown rice I usually get at …

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Kimchi Tuna Fried Rice

Easy kimchi tuna fried rice recipe! Koreans usually cook fried rice when their fridge is nearly empty or when they need to get rid of leftover vegetables. This recipe is a great example of those. 🙂 Kimchi fried rice with tuna! I often make kimchi fried rice with smoky bacon but canned tuna is also a …

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Korean Instant Udon Noodles

Below instant udon noodles (인스턴트 우동) are very simple and easy to make, so they make a quick meal. They are my husband’s favourite instant noodles. He thinks they are healthier than other instant noodles because the noodles are not deep fried. When you open the packet, you will see the three individually packed ingredients: Udon noodles, …

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Cuckcoo rice cooker

This is the “Rice Cooker”

Update: Check out my new rice cooker from here! This is my rice cooker. I bought it about 6 months ago. Whenever I travel overseas and still need to cook myself, I really miss having this rice cooker. Because I don’t need to worry about spilling water when rice boils, it never burns or sticks …

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