Kimchi without chilli powder

This is kimchi made without chilli powder. Its main ingredient is radish. When you think of eating radish, you may think of the red bit only. Many people were surprised to see me use whole lot of radish including green leaves when I showed how to make kimchi in my workshop. Yes, you can eat…

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Cherry tomato kimchi

It’s good be back to my blog. I’ve got to work a bit harder for updating articles here! Here I have a new kimchi which was made recently. I had a box of cherry tomatoes from a wholesale market and enjoyed eating them as they were. And then suddenly I had an idea of making…

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Persimmon kimchi

Do you like persimmons? In Korea, persimmons are one of the autumn fruits and there are different stages and ways of eating them. When it is quite hard, it is lovely to be enjoyed as just a kind of apple. I mean you can just cut them into small pieces and enjoy crispness of the…

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Winter water kimchi, DONG-CHEE-MEE동치미

  This is one of the winter kimchi made with Korean mollie. a photo of Korean mollie Korean moolies looks rounder and shorter than ones you might see in an Asian shop in the UK. We have a saying about mollies and here it is. If you eat a winter moolie and don’t burp, it would…

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One of the ways to eat vegetables in Korean style

In Korea, we eat lots of different types of vegetables. They are not only farmed vegetables but also foraged in a wild environment such as mountains or country sides. Thus many different ways of eating vegetables have been evolved in Korea. One of the ways to eat vegetables in Korea is ‘blanching them and drying…

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Wild sesame kimchi

Have you ever seen wild sesame plant? more information about wild sesame –> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perilla It is called  ‘wild sesame’ in Korean but actually it is not a wildly grown plant. It is widely cultivated in Korea and it is a very popular herb used in many different ways. I say it is a kind of…

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Beetroot kimchi

I went to a PYO farm two days ago and got lots of beetroots from there. I like beetroots! My favourite way to have beetroots is cooking them on top of my rice in an electric rice cooker. If you cook them in this way, you won’t lose any goodness of beetroots at all. In…

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Spring onion kimchi

I made ‘spring onion kimchi’ yesterday and left it on my kitchen table for one night for good fermentation. This morning when I came to the kitchen, I could smell a hint of ‘lovely’ kimchi smell. I can say it is lovely smell because I like kimchi. But if you are not so familiar with…

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radish water kimchi

It’s time to have radish now! I have grown some radishes in my vegetable patch for about one month. It’s one of the easiest vegetables to grow by yourself. I do eat everything of radish, from top to bottom!  If you make them into kimchi, you can enjoy all the goodness of radishes!!

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cucumber kimchi

It was quite windy in Brighton today but equally sunny, too. When it is a bit summery, I crab for ‘cucumber kimchi’ called ‘oee saboki’ in Korean which is one of the summer kimchi. Nowadays you might buy cucumbers any time of a year in a super market but in fact, cucumbers are summer vegetables.…

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