Watermelon kimchi

  One of my favourite things to do in Summer is eating watermelon. On a hot sunny day, eating cool watermelon is so right according to my instinct! 🙂 So in summer, when you eat lots of watermelon, you will leave lots of watermelon skin, too which we normally throw it away either to a…

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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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healthy choice commitment by B&H council

I am glad to say that Time For Kimchi, my small business, has been issued ‘healthy choice commitment’ by Brighton and Hove City Council in May 2016. My kimchi is free from SUGAR, GLUTEN and SUITABLE FOR VEGAN. As you might know that kimchi has full of probiotic goodness if you eat it within 3-4weeks…

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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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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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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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