A bowl of oi muchim with wooden chopsticks placed beside it.

Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim)

Oi Muchim, the refreshing spicy Korean cucumber salad, is an incredibly versatile side dish. The bright, zippy flavors will awaken your taste buds and beautifully complement a variety of Korean main dishes. Whether served alongside your Korean BBQ feast or paired with other authentic Korean dishes, this crisp, flavorful salad is sure to delight! Learn …


Holding a bowl of cooked Korean BBQ pork with vegetables in two hands.

Korean BBQ Pork Bowl

We love Korean BBQ flavor, and I’m sure you do too! Making a Korean BBQ bowl is particularly great when you have some leftover meat after a big BBQ cookout. Even with a small amount of meat, you can create a substantial meal by combining it with rice and your favorite vegetables. Learn my tips …


bibimbap ingredients in a large stainless steel bowl, including a sunny side egg, zucchini, spicy radish salad, bean sprout salad, and gochujang.

Yangpun Bibimbap

Yangpun Bibimbap is a versatile and flavorful dish that fits perfectly into busy lifestyles. It’s all about convenience—fewer dishes to wash, using up leftovers from the fridge, and being able to whip it up quickly. We love making this at home because it’s a great way to clean out older vegetables or Korean side dishes, …


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Korean Zucchini Stir Fry (Hobak Bokkeum)

Looking for a super easy Korean side dish? Try my Korean Zucchini Stir Fry (Hobak Bokkeum). Zucchini is a popular ingredient in Korean cooking, and this stir fry is both quick and simple to make. In just under 10 minutes, you’ll have a delicious zucchini side dish to complement your favorite Korean meal. Are you …


Holding a bite-sized portion of shrimp, red bell pepper, mushrooms, and rice on a wooden spoon.

Mushroom Rice Bowl (Beoseot Deopbap)

Try this Korean Chinese-style mushroom rice bowl recipe. It’s loaded with mushrooms, colorful crunchy vegetables, and covered with a savory sauce. It’s easy and delicious! Why I Love This Recipe Beoseot Deopbap (버섯 덮밥) is a Korean dish that translates to ‘Mushroom Rice Bowl.’ It’s a simple yet flavorful meal consisting of steamed rice topped …


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Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Bread

Learn how to make Korean cream cheese garlic bread at home! This recipe utilizes store-bought brioche buns to quickly whip up this delicious and addictive trendy Korean snack. I hope you give it a try soon; you’ll be hooked instantly! What is Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Bread 육쪽 마늘빵 (Yukjjok Maneul-Ppang), also known as 크림치즈 …


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Misugaru Latte (Korean Multigrain Shake)

Boost the start of your day with a healthy, homemade Misugaru Latte (Misutgaru Latte). This Korean multigrain shake is not only nutritious but also delicious, offering a nutty and rustic taste. It’s filling and can serve as a quick breakfast when you’re on the move. What’s more, it’s a perfect drink to cool you down …


Close up photo of dried pollack soup served with various Korean side dishes and rice.

Dried Pollack Soup (Bugeoguk)

Learn how to make dried pollack soup (bugeoguk). This lesser-known Korean soup dish is renowned for its refreshing taste, concentrated flavor, and the chewy texture of the dried pollack. It’s also a popular hangover remedy in Korea. What is Dried Pollack Dried pollack is a traditional Korean food made from pollack fish, also known as …


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Yaksik (Korean Sweet Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts)

Learn how to make Korean sweet rice dessert – Yaksik (Yakbap)! What is Yaksik (Yakbap) Today, I’m introducing a Korean dish known as Yaksik, or Yakshik (약식), also referred to as Yakbap (약밥). This translates to ‘medicinal food’, owing to its key ingredient – honey. In ancient Korea, honey was not just a sweetener but …


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Korean Curry Rice (Kare Rice)

Learn how to make Korean curry rice at home! Packed with savory, slightly sweet, and mildly spicy flavors, this comforting dish is perfect for easy weeknight dinners. What is Korean Curry Rice Korean curry rice is a simple, versatile, and satisfying dish, making it a staple in many Korean households, particularly those with children. Growing …


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Vanilla Custard Recipe

Indulge in this creamy, easy-to-make vanilla custard. Its delightful sweet aroma is perfect in a shake, paired with fresh fruits, or enjoyed alone. This versatile treat is simply delicious and irresistible. Today, I’m sharing my vanilla custard recipe. Although it’s not a dish that would typically feature on my website, I’ve decided to share it …


A plate filled with donkatsu covered in sauce, shredded cabbage topped with a ketchup-mayo blend, a side of green chili, macaroni salad, and a scoop of white rice.

Donkatsu (Korean Style Pork Cutlet)

Get ready to entice your taste buds with one of Korea’s most beloved dishes – Donkatsu, also known as Donkkaseu. This Japanese-inspired pork cutlet is a crispy yet juicy delight that will instantly make you fall in love. Whether you’re in the mood for a satisfying meal or simply craving something utterly delicious, donkatsu is …


Sotteok skewers placed neatly on a stainless steel plate.

Sotteok Sotteok (Rice Cake and Sausage Skewers)

Treat yourself to Sotteok Sotteok (or Sotteok), a mouthwatering Korean street food that pairs chewy rice cakes with savory mini sausages. The smoky flavor and enticing texture of these skewers are sure to please your taste buds. What’s more, it’s coated in a delicious and addictive blend of spicy, sweet, and tangy sauce, you’ll soon …


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Chicken Noodle Soup (Dak Kalguksu)

Introducing a healthy and flavorful Korean chicken noodle soup – Dak Kalguksu recipe! This classic dish is not only comforting but also packed with nutritious ingredients that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished. Learn how to create this delightful recipe! What is Dak Kalguksu Dak Kalguksu (닭 칼국수) is a traditional Korean dish, translating …


Two glasses filled with a blended makgeolli shake, served with sleek stainless steel straws.

Makgeolli Shake

Makgeolli shake, a chic Korean alcoholic beverage, masterfully blends the subtle sweetness and fizziness of makgeolli with the rich, creamy texture of vanilla custard and ice cream. This delightful drink has won the hearts of many, and the best part is that you can now create your very own from the comfort of your home! …


A white plate and a stainless steel tray are presented with two piles of mini kimbap, accompanied by a kimbap dipping sauce and yellow pickled radish.

Mini Kimbap (Mayak Kimbap)

Immerse yourself in the enticing world of mini kimbap, a delightful Korean snack that’s sure to have you craving more. These bite-sized morsels, also known as mayak or ggoma kimbap, feature a selection of 3 to 4 fillings, ranging from vegetables, meat, and eggs, all combined with seasoned short grain rice and dried seaweed. What’s …


A black bowl is filled with a pile of cut mangoes, topped with two scoops of ice cream.

Mango Bingsu (Mango Shaved Ice)

Indulge in the ultimate summer treat with this delightful Mango Bingsu (Mango Shaved Ice)! This mouth-watering dessert offers a mountain of finely shaved ice that is both creamy and sweet. Its snow-like texture melts in your mouth, providing a refreshing and satisfying treat on a hot summer day. Topped generously with luscious mango slices and …


A vertical photo of a Korean BBQ table set up with various side dishes and meat.

Your Ultimate Guide to Authentic Korean BBQ at Home

Learn how to host an amazing Korean BBQ at home! Invite your loved ones and treat them to this truly unique culinary experience. This guide contains all the information you need to set up a successful DIY Korean BBQ. You’ll discover which meat to buy, how to prepare it, and which mouth watering side dishes …


Rose tteokbokki is served in a black pasta bowl, accompanied by slices of yellow pickled radish.

Rose Tteokbokki

If you ever want to indulge in some trendy and delicious Korean food, then Rose Tteokbokki should definitely be on your list. This fusion dish has taken the country by storm, with its creamy and mildly spicy flavor profile that everyone seems to be obsessed with. Learn how to make this dish at home! It’s …


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Korean Corn Dog

Get ready for a delicious and exciting snack with a Korean Corn Dog! This treat is similar to a Dagwood Dog but comes with the added crunch of panko breadcrumbs. To make it even more fun, you can choose from a variety of coatings like french fries or dry ramen noodles. I’m so excited to …



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