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Sunday Pork Roast Bossam

Sunday Pork Roast Bossam

I’d been craving an old-fashioned Sunday Roast. I didn’t care what meat. EJ saw that some giant cuts of pork were on sale. She bought two for W10,000. She said, though, that she wanted Bossam. I figured we could compromise. If David Chang can do a roast...
Adzuki Bean Brownies

Adzuki Bean Brownies

Adzuki are small red beans commonly used in Korean, Japanese and Chinese confections. Called 팥 pat in Korean, these beans have a natural sweetness uncommon in legumes. Added sugar or honey during boiling to make the bean paste accentuates the sweetness for use in a...
Gochujang Pasta

Gochujang Pasta

Gochujang (고추장) is one of Korea’s most important “mother sauces.” It is the backbone of many popular recipes: 닭갈비 dakgalbi, 김치찌개 kimchi jjigae and 떡볶이 tteokbokki. It’s also used to make 쌈장 ssamjang, the quintessential barbecue condiment....
Israeli Couscous Salad With Korean Radish and Pine Nuts

Israeli Couscous Salad With Korean Radish and Pine Nuts

Israeli couscous is couscous on steroids. It’s much larger than the familiar North African version. Comparatively, Israeli couscous has a nutty flavor and is chewier. Israeli couscous also lends itself to salads better than its diminutive cousin. I came up with...
Pampered Chef Korean BBQ Sauce and Kkeanip Bison Tacos

Pampered Chef Korean BBQ Sauce and Kkeanip Bison Tacos

Pampered Chef, a direct seller of kitchen tools and culinary products only through independent salespeople, offers a modest line of culinary sauces — the Pampered Pantry — and marinades. One of the more recent additions is Korean barbeque sauce. This particular sauce...
Korean Cheese Corn

Korean Cheese Corn

I won’t say that Koreans are obsessed with the dairy-and-corn combination to the degree that those of us with European genes are with chocolate and hazelnut, but it’s close. In Korea, one can easily find kernel conspicuously piled on pizzas and stuffed...

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