Tteokguk, or Korean rice cake soup, is at the center of the Korean celebration of the lunar new year, Seollal. Although the origins of the recipe are unknown, it began to make appearances in Korean literature in the 19th century. Since then, tteokguk has grown in popularity, and is now consumed throughout the year. While we can’t dive too deeply … Read more
Korean BBQ is picking up steam in the United States – sitting at a restaurant and cooking your own food seems appealing to many, and makes for a great social gathering of friends. This Korean Beef Bulgogi will make you think you’re at a Korean BBQ restaurant. MEAT ON FIRE – FROM MAEKJEOK TO NEOBIANI … Read more
Korean Corn Dog
Calling all corn dog lovers! You’re going to want to try this one. It’s a popular street food in Asia that’s making its way into American kitchens, and for good reason. You deep fry a hotdog, add something crunchy, and top it with your choice of drizzle. Make it vegan, make it a chocolate dessert—you get the idea. There are so many ways to skin this cat, you’ll never be bored with this recipe again.
Learning the story behind famous dishes never gets old, especially when it’s one that you’ve already encountered several times before. To say that we’ve encountered bibimbap only several times would be a slight understatement, but we’d still never really known much about it until recently. Now that we have, though, we’re that much more appreciative of such … Read more