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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Cold noodle dish in radish water kimchi

This was my lunch today with some of my friends at home after walking South Down this morning. Cook some Korean noodle and mix with my radish water kimchi. Just add half boiled egg and some sesame oil if you like. Here is my cold noodle dish in radish water kimchi. Yummy!

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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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how to make ‘cool’ cabbage kimchi

I am going to show you one of my kimchi recipes. I must say that it is not a very traditional recipe but it works deliciously! In this recipe, there is an unusual ingredient which is a ‘tomato’. If you add a tomato into kimchi seasoning mixture, it makes kimchi colour rather nice, soft red…

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Korean Spring cabbage kimchi 얼갈이배추김치

My friend who lives near New Malden came to visit me yesterday. She brought me a fresh bunch of Korean spring cabbage from a Korean shop in New Malden. Korean Spring cabbage is called ‘Erl-ga-ri’ and it is perfect for making a quick kimchi. When I finish making a tub of kimchi, I feel that…

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Wild garlic leaf Kimchi 산마늘김치

 Wild garlic leaf Kimchi made in April 2015, Brighton This is a very unique and seasonal Kimchi I ever made in Brighton.  This winter was quite cold so wild garlic leaves were out later in a forest, too. There are many exciting recipes using these wonderful, natural and seasonal ingredients. But today, I am just…

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Kimchi made in Brighton

Do you like Kimchi? Would you like to learn how to make Kimchi? Why don’t you come along with me then? I would like to show you various kinds of Kimchi ‘made in Brighton’ and to share my experience of cooking Korean food using fresh and possibly seasonal ingredients.

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