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Kimchi and Cheese: How crisis made dairy dominate Korean cuisine

Kimchi and Cheese: How crisis made dairy dominate Korean cuisine

The spicy stewed pork ribs emerged from the kitchen. Two attractive TV hosts gawked at them in wonder. They gazed at a dish of decadence. A dish that broke all the rules. A dish that was Korean but smothered in mozzarella cheese. With small tongs one woman grabbed a...
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...
Korean Kitchen Hacking: Pressing Cheese in a Sink Drainer

Korean Kitchen Hacking: Pressing Cheese in a Sink Drainer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Joyce is our newest writer at ZenKimchi. You can also catch her and her kitchen hacking skills at the amazing blog Knifing Forking Spooning. Making cheese isn’t something I’ve ever been interested in. I’ve just been interested in...
How to Make Cheese!

How to Make Cheese!

Yes, I may be starting an ominous trend in bathtub cheesemaking by foreigners — that is, if foreigners actually had apartments with bathtubs. I saw on Epicurious a little recipe for homemade ricotta cheese. Now, I know that cheese is quickly becoming more...

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