Baek(white)Kimchi

Baek (white) Kimchi with no chillies. This Kimchi is stuffed with a variety of vegetables, fruit, pine nuts, oysters and rock ear mushrooms.   The original Kimchis were Baek Kimchi from over a 1,000 years ago but did not use the Chinese leaf cabbage. In those times, Kimchi was radish dipped in fermented soya bean…

Ojingeo Muchim (Spicy squid in vinegar)

This is a typical Korean Anju that we often order from Korean traditional restaurants when we drink.  Also this dish is often served in the best Japanese traditional restaurants in Korea. So this is one of my favourite dishes when I go drinking.In preparing this dish fresh vegetables are seasoned with persimmon vinegar, lemon and…

Tofu Jorim (Pan fried Tofu in Soy and Chilli Powder sauce)

Jorim refers to dishes made of meats, seafood, vegetables or tofu in a mixed sauce cooked by simmering for a time.  The sauce for Jorim is mainly  Ganjang (soy sauce). In olden times in Korea during the hot summer weather this salty soy sauce could prevent food going bad. You can buy Tofu from any…