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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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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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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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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bean sprouting experiments

my first time ever to try Azuki bean sprouting in an old teapot Have you ever tried to grow your own bean sprouting experiment? If you haven’t, I strongly recommend you to do it. It’s dead easy! All you need is an old tea pot and some dried beans such as soya beans, azuki beans,…

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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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