Archive for the ‘Korean Recipes’ Category

postheadericon Gochujang Noodle Bowl

Gochujang Noodle Bowl Gochu..what??  Gochujang is a Korean red chili paste made from chilis, fermented soy beans, salt and sticky rice.  It’s been around for centuries and is taking the culinary world by storm.  Experts say it’s going to be the next Srircha.  It’s got a sweet smoky heat that adds an earthy richness to almost [...]

postheadericon Bulgogi Pizza Recipe

Bulgogi Pizza Recipe I was inspired to create this bulgogi pizza recipe when my hubby Matthew and I were devouring a giant platter of Korean Fried Chicken Wings in LA’s K-town.  The Korean fried chicken wing glaze is the perfect balance of sweet-hot thanks to the gochujang paste (Korean fermented red pepper paste) and honey.  I [...]

postheadericon Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe

Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) Recipe October 6th is National Noodle Day so use your noodle and whip up this delicious and easy Chap Chae (Korean Noodles) recipe!  Chap Chae is a popular Korean noodle dish which is delicately seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, sugar, sesame oil and scallions and is oh, so flavorful.  You can substitute [...]

postheadericon Kimchi Fried Rice

Couldn’t resist re-posting this beauty after noshing on Kimchee Fried Rice at Chibuscus Asian Cafe yesterday after my Hello Kitty Smart Car wouldn’t start.  Luckily, I was stranded near a mini-mall in Hollywood where this yummy Asian fusion cafe is located.  Their take on this dish inspired to me to adapt mine a bit with [...]

postheadericon Chap Chae (Korean Noodles)

I just went with some friends to the incredible Chosun Galbee for Korean BBQ and a night of karaoke in LA’s Koreatown a couple of weeks ago and it inspired me to repost this gem.  Before I belted out my signature karaoke songs, Super Star by The Carpenters and White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane, I [...]

postheadericon Kimchi Fried Rice

Looking to add a little kick to your everyday weeknight dinner?  Kimchi, also spelled kimchee or gimchi, is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of cabbage with a variety of seasonings.  Kimchi is one of the pillars of Korean cuisine and you can find it at Asian markets and some grocery stores in the [...]

postheadericon Korean Beef (Bulgogi)

Look up Bulgogi in any Korean food lover’s dictionary and you will see Garlicky, sweet, melt-in-your-mouth goodness next to it.  Bulgogi is so yummy it is listed at number 23 on World’s 50 most delicious foods readers’ poll compiled by CNN Go in 2011.  Bulgogi translates as marinated grilled meat.  The succulent deliciousness comes from [...]

postheadericon Chap Chae (Korean Noodles)

Chap chae or jap chae translates as nooodles mixed with meat and veggies and is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea.  I try to get to LA’s Koreatown as often as I can (to get my chap chae fix followed by karaoke) but since we had the twins it’s not as easy [...]

postheadericon Korean Shrimp Rice Bowl

WBTT (Way Before the Twins) were born, I used to galavant all over Koreatown devouring Korean BBQ, Kim Chee Fried Rice and Chap Chae with my peeps before our weekly karaoke  outings.   I get to K-Town when I can these days, but whenever I start craving garlicky, sour, spicy and sweet Korean flavors I [...]

postheadericon Korean Beef Skewers

Packed with sweet, spicy and savory flavors, this Korean beef skewer recipe will turn an everyday BBQ into the talk of the neighborhood.  The trick to creating melt-in-your-mouth goodness is tenderizing the meat in kiwi puree which is a tip my Korean friend Diana’s mother taught me.  You can substitute the kiwi puree with pineapple [...]

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