Asparagus kimchi

In general, eating raw vegetables are supposed to be good for your health. Less cook with heat, better for your health. In that context, have you eaten asparagus raw? Yes, I have now. In my new favourite version, asparagus kimchi! My usual favourite way of eating asparagus was just par boiling them and eat them…

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Pink Dongchimi Kimchi

I am delighted to present this kimchi to you. It’s pink mooli kimchi called, ‘Dongchimi’. I am aware that I had a post of ‘Dongchimi’ before but this is slightly different in colour, ‘pink’ water base in kimchi. This kimchi is made with Korean mustard leaves. While it has been fermented over 2 weeks, it…

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6 months old kimchi

This is a bowl of 6 months old kimchi kept in an air tight container in my utility room. I made this lot of kimchi early Feb this year and left the kimchi in the air tight container outside the fridge. I wanted to experiment with how long my kimchi could survive(?) in  room temperature…

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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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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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buckwheat pillow

Have you ever seen or heard of a buckwheat pillow? I have my beloved buckwheat pillow for more than 10 years and it is still in good condition! These days here in Brighton, it has been quite sunny. Thus I have decided to give sun-sterilisation to my buckwheat pillow which is filled with buckwheat hulls.…

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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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Power of plants

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