Korean Cuisine

Korean Cuisine is sugar and spice and everything nice! There are a lot of bold spicy flavors that have been influenced by many cultures.

Starters and Sides

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Scallion Pancake (Pajeon)

A fun appetizer for Korean style meals! Pajeon are scallion pancakes that originate from Korea. “Pa” means scallion. “Jeon” is a dish where minced, sliced, or whole vegetables, meat, fish etc. are coated in egg wash and wheat flour before frying them in oil. Jeon that were made with poultry and red meat were used…

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Korean Potato Salad (Gamja)

An easy recipe that’s a fresh twist on an old classic! Potato salad is a side dish created from boiled potatoes and other ingredients. Early potato salads came from Spain and were created by boiling potatoes in wine or vinegar. Spanish explorers in the 16th century introduced potato salad to other parts of Europe. The…

Main Dishes

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Create Korean BBQ right in your own home! Bulgogi derives from Korea. Bul means “fire” and gogi is “meat”. It is believed to have originated during the Goguryeo era (37 B.C. – 668 A.D.) from a dish called maekjeok, where the beef was grilled on a skewer. Bulgogi is made of thin slices of beef…

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Korean Short Ribs (Galbi)

This recipe is super easy! Fire up the grill for some delicious short ribs! Galbi or short ribs are a type of Korean dish in which beef ribs are grilled. The short ribs are typically marinated in a sweet and savory sauce. It contains ingredients like soy sauce, garlic, Asian pears, and sugar. Galbi can…



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