Onion Kimchi

I have been waited for long time for me to make this kimchi: onion kimchi. It sounds funny, doesn’t it? I waited for my action to be done… Anyway I’ve finally made it! Last week before my daughter went back to school, we went to Monk’s house, Lewes, one of National Trust properties. It used…

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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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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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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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Power of plants

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Just picked this morning

Can you guess how many different types of greens in this bamboo tray? These are picked from my back garden this morning. I am going to make them into a quick salad like a cheat version of kimchi called ‘겉저리 got-geri’. There are 8 different types of greens all together. They are perpetual spinich, beet…

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