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    How to Cook dishes from Korea

    Korea Korean food is based on noodles, rices, meat, vegetables and tofu (known in Korea as "dubu"). Meals are usually served with many side dishes ("banchan"), as well as steamed rice, soup and kimchi (fermented vegetables, most often cabbage but sometimes cucumber or radish). Spices and seasonings are widely used, including doenjang (fermented soybean paste), garlic, ginger, gochujang (red chili paste), salt and soy sauce.

    Some popular Korean recipes and dishes include:
    • Bulgogi - Literally translated from Korean, Bulgogi means "fire meat". The dish consists of beef, shredded or thinly sliced, then cooked on a grill. Other meats may be substitued to create variations: chicken ("dak bulgogi"), pork ("dweji bulgogi"), or squid ("ojingeo bulgogi").

    • Galbi (or Kalbi) - Beef or pork ribs cooked on charcoal. A similar dish made using seasoned chicken is known as "dakgalbi".

    • Gamjatang - A spicy soup made using pork spine, potatoes and other vegetables, and green onions, hot peppers and sesame seeds.

    • Gujeolpan - Literally translated from Korean, Guljoelpan means "dish of nine dishes". This is a very elaborate meal, traditionally eaten by Korean nobility, which is served on a special plate divided into eight octagonal side sections, each containing meats and vegetables of a different type and color, and a ninth center section containing small pancakes.

    • Hoe - Thinly sliced raw fish, similar to Japanese cuisine's sashimi. The fish is usually dipped in a sauce, either chogochujang which is a sauce made from gochujang (red chili paste), or wasabi sauce, then wrapped in green leaves, and served on a bed of dangmyeon (cellophane noodles).

    • Japchae - Boiled potato noodles with spinach, beef, onion and carrots.

    • Jeongol - A stew made using seafood and vegetables.

    • Jokbal - Pig's trotters cooked in soy sauce and spices, deboned, and served with a shrimp sauce.

    • Kalguksu - Boiled flat noodles, usually in a broth containing anchovies and zucchini (courgettes).

    • Kimchi jjigae - A soup made using kimchi, pork and tofu.

    • Kongnamul-bap - Soybean sprouts served over rice.

    • Kongnamul-guk - A soup made from soybean sprouts.

    • Maeuntang - Hot and spicy fish soup.

    • Makchang - Grilled pork intestines, somewhat similar to chitterlings.

    • Ramyeon - The Korean version of Japanese ramen noodles. Spicy and cooked with meat and vegetables.

    • Samgyeopsal - Pork belly (similar to bacon), flavored and seasoned with garlic, sesame oil and salt, cooked on a grill. Slices of meat are placed inside lettuce or another leafy vegetable, along with cooked rice and ssamjang (a spicy paste). Green chillies, slices of raw garlic dipped in ssamjang and spring onion salad, are common accompaniments.

    • Sannakji - A small octopus, cut in pieces, lightly seasoned and served. The octopus pieces are usually still moving on the plate when the dish is served!

    • Tteok - A sweet dessert made from glutinous rice flour - there are hundreds of different variations.

    • Yukhoe - Raw beef, topped with a raw egg yolk, and seasoned with black pepper, garlic, gochujang (red chili paste), green onion, nashi pear, sesame seed and sesame oil, soy sauce and sugar.

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    Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook

    By Maangchi

    Rux Martin Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Released: 2015-05-19
    Hardcover (320 pages)

    Maangchi s Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook
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    A complete course on Korean cuisine for the home cook by the YouTube star and the world's foremost authority on Korean cooking

    Her millions of fans compare her to Julia Child. An Internet sensation, Maangchi has won the admiration of home cooks and chefs alike with her trademark combination of good technique and good cheer as she demonstrates the vast and delicious cuisine of Korea. In Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking, she shows how to cook all the country’s best dishes, from few-ingredient dishes (Spicy Napa Cabbage) to those made familiar by Korean restaurants (L.A. Galbi, Bulgogi, Korean Fried Chicken) to homey one-pots like Bibimbap.

    For beginners, there are dishes like Spicy Beef and Vegetable Soup and Seafood Scallion Pancake. Maangchi includes a whole chapter of quick, spicy, sour kimchis and quick pickles as well. Banchan, or side dishes (Steamed Eggplant, Pan-Fried Tofu with Spicy Seasoning Sauce, and refreshing Cold Cucumber Soup) are mainstays of the Korean table and can comprise a meal.

    With her step-by-step photos—800 in all—Maangchi makes every dish a snap. A full glossary, complete with photos, explains ingredients. Throughout, Maangchi suggests substitutions where appropriate and provides tips based on her readers’ questions.

    Korean Home Cooking: Classic and Modern Recipes

    By Sohui Kim

    Harry N. Abrams
    Released: 2018-10-16
    Hardcover (256 pages)

    Korean Home Cooking: Classic and Modern Recipes
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    In Korean Home Cooking, Sohui Kim shares the authentic Korean flavors found in the dishes at her restaurant and the recipes from her family. Sohui is well-regarded for her sense of sohnmat, a Korean phrase that roughly translates to “taste of the hand,” or an ease and agility with making food taste delicious. With 100 recipes, Korean Home Cooking is a comprehensive look at Korean cuisine, and includes recipes for kimchee, crisp mung bean pancakes, seaweed soup, spicy chicken stew, and japchae noodles and more traditional fare of soondae (blood sausage) and yuk hwe (beef tartare). With Sohui's guidance, stories from her family, and photographs of her travels in Korea, Korean Home Cooking brings rich cultural traditions into your home kitchen.

    Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes

    By Robin Ha

    Released: 2016-07-05
    Paperback (176 pages)

    Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes
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    A New York Times bestseller 

    A charming introduction to the basics of Korean cooking in graphic novel form, with 64 recipes, ingredient profiles, and more, presented through light-hearted comics.

    Fun to look at and easy to use, this unique combination of cookbook and graphic novel is the ideal introduction to cooking Korean cuisine at home. Robin Ha’s colorful and humorous one-to three-page comics fully illustrate the steps and ingredients needed to bring more than sixty traditional (and some not-so-traditional) dishes to life.

    In these playful but exact recipes, you’ll learn how to create everything from easy kimchi (mak kimchi) and soy garlic beef over rice (bulgogi dupbap) to seaweed rice rolls (gimbap) and beyond. Friendly and inviting, Cook Korean! is perfect for beginners and seasoned cooks alike.

    Each chapter includes personal anecdotes and cultural insights from Ha, providing an intimate entry point for those looking to try their hand at this cuisine.

    Seoul Food Korean Cookbook: Korean Cooking from Kimchi and Bibimbap to Fried Chicken and Bingsoo

    By Naomi Imatome-Yun

    Paperback (232 pages)

    Seoul Food Korean Cookbook: Korean Cooking from Kimchi and Bibimbap to Fried Chicken and Bingsoo
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    Learn deliciously authentic Korean cooking, from traditional Korean favorites to modern recipes including Seoul-Style fusion.

    Food writer Naomi Imatome-Yun grew up in the American suburbs helping her Korean grandmother cook Korean classics and has spent over 15 years helping Korean Americans and non-Korean Americans alike discover how easy and delectable authentic Korean cooking can be.

    Seoul Food Korean Cooking includes:
    • 135 step-by-step recipes for Korean barbecue, kimchi, and more, including Sliced Barbecued Beef (bulgogi) like mom used to make and those Spicy Stir-Fried Rice Cakes (tteokbokki) you loved on your trip to Korea
    • Special chapters for Korean bar food (anju) like Pork Bone Soup (gamjatang) and fusion favorites like Army Base Stew (budae chigae)
    • An overview of Korean cooking and fun tidbits on food customs, table manners, and restaurant dining tips
    • Detailed lists of kitchen essentials, pantry staples, and Korean cooking ingredients, with photos and shopping resources to aid the home chef

    Koreatown: A Cookbook

    By Deuki Hong

    Clarkson Potter Publishers
    Released: 2016-02-16
    Hardcover (272 pages)

    Koreatown: A Cookbook
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    A New York Times bestseller and one of the most praised Korean cookbooks of all time, you'll explore the foods and flavors of Koreatowns across America through this collection of 100 recipes.

    This is not your average "journey to Asia" cookbook. Koreatown is a spicy, funky, flavor-packed love affair with the grit and charm of Korean cooking in America. Koreatowns around the country are synonymous with mealtime feasts and late-night chef hangouts, and Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard show us why through stories, interviews, and over 100 delicious, super-approachable recipes.

    It's spicy, it's fermented, it's sweet and savory and loaded with umami: Korean cuisine is poised to break out in the U.S., but until now, the cookbooks have been focused on taking readers on an idealized Korean journey. Koreatown, though, is all about what's real and happening right here: the foods of Korean American communities all over our country, from L.A. to New York City, from Atlanta to Chicago. We follow Rodbard and Hong through those communities with stories and recipes for everything from beloved Korean barbecue favorites like bulgogi and kalbi to the lesser-known but deeply satisfying stews, soups, noodles, salads, drinks, and the many kimchis of the Korean American table.

    Maangchi's Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine

    By Maangchi

    Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Released: 2019-10-29
    Hardcover (448 pages)

    Maangchi s Big Book of Korean Cooking: From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine
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    Despite the huge popularity of Korean restaurants, there has been no comprehensive book on Korean cooking—until now. Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking is a wide, deep journey to the heart of a food-obsessed culture.

    The book contains the favorite dishes Maangchi has perfected over the years, from Korean barbecue and fried chicken to bulgogi and bibimbap. It explores topics not covered in other Korean cookbooks, from the vegan fare of Buddhist mountain temples to the inventive snacks of street vendors to the healthful, beautiful lunch boxes Korean mothers make for their kids. Maangchi has updated and improved the traditional dishes, without losing their authentic spirit.
    Among the features:
    • Spectacular party food, from homemade clear rice liquor to sweet, spicy, sour baby back ribs
    • Side plates that support and complement every Korean meal
    • Soups, hotpots, and stews, from bone broth to tofu stews
    • An array of different kimchis
    • A detailed photographic chapter on Korean cooking techniques

    Hundreds of striking, full-color photos by Maangchi show Korean ingredients so the cook knows exactly what to buy, step-by-step techniques for each recipe, and tempting close-ups of every dish.

    Korean Home Cooking: 25 Original Korean Food Recipes You Need to Try Out

    By Heston Brown

    Released: 2019-03-11
    Kindle Edition (47 pages)

    Korean Home Cooking: 25 Original Korean Food Recipes You Need to Try Out
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    It is a good thing that you have come across this cookbook. It is compiled to give people who have an appetite for Korean meals the chance to experience it – and what an amazing experience you are about to have.

    Korean meals have a good combination of dumplings, soups, stews, sweet and sour dishes and much more. If you are really particular about eating healthy, use pickles band vegetable recipes.

    Actually, Korean meals are full of health benefits, making them the perfect choice for people who like to eat healthily. These recipes will surely live up to the hype that Korean meals have generated.

    There are 25 unique recipes in this book, and each recipe contains simplified instructions that will ensure that your efforts are rewarded. It is designed primarily for people who like to eat Korean food. You can even go further by bringing your friends into the fold – throwing a Korean themed party will do the trick, rest assured, you will be very pleased with yourself at the end of it all.

    This book has chapters dedicated to the process of making the following:

    - Salads, Kimchi, and Pickles

    - Drinks and Sweet Treats

    - Meat and Vegetable Recipes in Korean Style

    - Korean Pancakes, Small Bites, and Dumplings

    Korean Cookbook: 150 Authentic Meals to Cook at Home

    By Jack Johns

    Independently published
    Paperback (86 pages)

    Korean Cookbook: 150 Authentic Meals to Cook at Home
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    Korean food is one of the most mysterious and interesting types of cuisine.

    The Korean cuisine as Japanese and Chinese has a long and ancient history. It has its own traditions and ancient recipe.

    Nevertheless, Korean food is thinly intertwined with different types of cuisines.

    Inside we collected only best Korean recipes for:

    • Breakfast
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    • Sides
    • Dinner
    • Desserts
    • Seafood
    • Snacks
    • Meat
    • Poultry

    Check out some of the recipes:

    • Aromatic squid rings
    • Scallop stew
    • Stuffed potatoes with the cauliflower
    • Grilled whole cod
    • Honey chicken
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    The Korean Kitchen: 75 Healthy, Delicious and Easy Recipes

    By Korean Food Foundation

    Hollym International Corporation
    Perfect Paperback (227 pages)

    The Korean Kitchen: 75 Healthy, Delicious and Easy Recipes
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    To share Korean food culture with other citizens of the world, the Korean Food Foundation and Hollym Corp., Publishers released The Korean Kitchen: 75 Healthy, Delicious and Easy Recipes. This cookbook includes recipes that represent the broad spectrum of Korean food and the staples that comprise Korean cuisine. Tips are also provided on shopping for ingredients when in other countries.

    This cookbook was published to introduce representative Korean traditional dishes. In addition to 75 Korean food recipes, it also describes basic ingredients of Korean cuisine, techniques to create Korean dishes, and the traditional Korean table setting. Since purchasing ingredients is an important part of preparing Korean food, the book provides practical tips on shopping for ingredients in other countries as well as some alternative ingredients. This book has been published in English and Korean editions.

    The cookbook contains representative Korean recipes such as rice mixed with vegetables and beef (bibimbap), spicy soft dubu stew (sundubu-jjigae), dumplings (mandu), grilled marinated beef (bulgogi), and braised short ribs in soy sauce (galbi-jjim), etc. Recipes are divided into (1) Rice, Porridge and Noodles, (2) Soups and Stews, (3) Special Dishes, (4) Side Dishes, (5) Kimchi, and (6) Desserts. Multiple color photos are included to illustrate and clearly explain recipes. Readers will be able to cook a broad range of Korean recipes from everyday dishes to fancy feasts to beverages and desserts.

    Korean cuisine has gained world-wide attention as healthful food because of the higher number of grains and vegetables as compared to Western foods, as well as the scientifically proven benefits of fermented foods. Additionally, Korean kimchi and kimchi culture was listed as a UNESCO world intangible cultural heritage in December, 2013; thus, Korean food culture is not only a Korean resource but also a world-wide cultural asset that should be preserved and passed on. The Korean Kitchen is an excellent choice for people interested in Korean home cooking and for Korean-Americans who want to learn how to cook Korean food. This book makes an excellent addition to any global kitchen.


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