Nabak kimchi (Summer water kimchi with watercress)

This is one of the water based kimchi which is so easy to make. You don’t need to brine vegetables too long as you are going to season as you add some water into it. One of typical ingredients for this recipe in Korea is a kind of herbal vegetable called ‘minari’. I’ve never seen…

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Sun dried mooli kimchi (Mu-malengee muchim)

Mooli is a very versatile vegetable indeed. We eat mooli in many different ways and in many different recipes in Korea. You can eat mooli raw or cook. It can be a very good ingredient for making vegetable stock. It is one of main ingredients to make kimchi, too. Also there are so many different…

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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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Korean fermented chilli sauce, ‘Gochoojang’

I think that we have three main sauces in Korean culinary history: soy sauce(Ghanjang), soy bean paste sauce(Deonjang) and chilli sauce(Gochoojang). They are all made through fermentation. One of the things on my ‘to-do’ list before I die is that I make these three sauces all by myself. Now at least I have made one…

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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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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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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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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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