Chungmu Kimbap

This dish is another quick way of making kimbap.  There is no need for any fillings unlike kimbap. You just need  seasoned  rice with sesame oil and a pinch of salt rolled or sandwiched in seaweed. This dish is a famous local speciality in Tongyoung, a coastal city in South Korea that previously was called…

Godeungeo Gui

Pan-fried Mackerel in spicy say glaze Slice all the vegetables before start to cook the fish. Place the mackerel on some flour with the exposed white side downwards and the skin upwards.  Don’t use flour on the skin since it will char during cooking.Before putting the mackerel in the frying pan, shake off any excess…

Myulchi Bokkeum

Stir fried anchovies in chilli paste You can buy dried anchovies from any Korean or oriental supermarket.  Before using in this dish you will need to remove the anchovies’ heads, bones and intestines otherwise you may find their smell to pungent and their taste too bitter. This takes some patience but is not so bad…

Tora and Chicken Open Puff Pastry Tart

The perfect party dish for your guests looks great but is very easy to prepare just before your guests arrive. This is also a treat for your children’s lunch boxes. I made these pastries 5 days ago.  I was surprised by the great taste even when cold the tart tasted as good as when it…

Toran and Boiled Eggs Jorim

(Jerusalem artichoke and boiled eggs in soy sauce) Jerusalem Artichokes are a good substitute for Toran and I chose to use them for this simple dish. You can read more about Toran here. For the Jorim Ganjang( soy sauce)Mix together all the ingredients (water, Korean Chunju or Japanese Sake, Golden syrup, sesame oil, toasted sesame…