Dense with slivers of cucumber, this cold sweet-and-sour soup is like a floating salad. The sour element is thought to stimulate your appetite and refresh you in the heat of the summer. However dont wait for the summer. Serve this cooling soup as a counterpoint with a spicy meal that generates its own heat.
You'll love incorporating the Sweet Soy Base Sauce (Jomi Ganjang) in a number of recipes, including your favorite stir-fry dish. If you like to make meal prep a little bit easier, then you'll love that you can make this sauce it will keep for up to three months in the fridge!
Do you know what your next tailgate or casual get-together with friends needs? A plate of Korean Hot Wings (Dak Gangjung), of course! This recipe will be the perfect addition to your game day spread. You can even make some of the recipe in advance if you're short on time.
Roasting sesame seeds doesn't have to be a long or difficult process if you follow this recipe! You can sprinkle these easy-to-make Roasted Sesame Seeds (Tongkkae) on your salads, noodles, or other favorite dinner dishes.You can buy plastic 8-1/2-ounce (240-g) jars of roasted sesame seeds at most Asian grocers. The sesame seeds manufactured by Korean companies are roasted longer and are crunchier than others. You can use these without reroasting. If you have raw or a Japanese brand of roasted sesame seeds we recommend that you reroast them to bring out the robust flavors of extra-roasted sesame seeds a signature flavor of Korean cooking. This method is called dry roasting. It is simple and the flavor that results is worth the extra step.
If you have a mortar and pestle or a food processor, then you can quickly and easily make Crushed Roasted Sesame Seeds (Kkaesogum)! You'll love the nuance and texture that the crushed seeds will bring to some of your family's favorite dishes.Korean crushed sesame seeds are available in 8-ounce (225-g) plastic jars from Korean grocers and may contain salt. If you cant find Korean crushed sesame seeds, we recommend you make your own with your stash of extra-roasted sesame seeds.
You'll love adding this recipe for Soy Scallion Dipping Sauce (Yangnyum Ganjang)! This recipe couldn't be easier to make, and can even be made in advance. You'll love incorporating this sauce in a number of favorite dishes.Salty, spicy and sour, this simple-to-make sauce enhances everything from pancakes to tofu dishes. For the freshest results, we suggest that you add the green onions (scallions) when you are ready to use the sauce. The green onions wilt and darken in color if left in the sauce for too long.
We've all had those nights where we need to get dinner on the table in a hurry! With this recipe for Korean Fried Rice (Bokkum Bap), you can add some serious flavor to your regular rotation of meals. This recipe is easy to make, too, and can be prepared in just a bit of time.Jewel-like studs of seasoned vegetables are folded into stir-fried crispy rice. We used day-old rice leftover from another meal, which gave it a change to cool down and dry out a bit. Perfect conditions for making fried rice! That is why it is a good idea to make extra rice, so there will always be enough for dishes that use up all the little bits of vegetables and meat you have on hand. Either white or brown rice can be used, though white rice will be more delicious than brown.