Gamja Duejigogi Jjigae (감자돼지고기찌개): Spicy Pork and Potato Stew

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[Gamja: potato, Duejigogi: pork, Jjigae: stew]

I like this hearty nutritious spicy stew especially on a cold day. It is full of vegetables and the pork makes it even tastier. This classic stew is especially favored by men and is great with a little soju! Continue reading

Dubu-guyi & Yachae-guyi (두부구이&야채구이): Grilled Tofu and Vegetables

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[Dubu: tofu, Guyi: grilled dish, yachae: vegetables]

A friend of mine recently asked, “What’s an easy Korean vegetarian dish?” The first thing that came to mind was grilled tofu served with dipping sauce. This dish is extremely simple and delicious in itself but for the other day, I decided to add grilled vegetables as well. Continue reading

Galbi-jjim (갈비찜): Korean Braised Short Ribs

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[Galbi: short ribs, jjim: braise, steamed dish]

Galbi-jjim (갈비찜) is every Korean’s favorite dish. This dish is often the main event on party and holiday menus. The marinade is basically the same as my Korean BBQ marinade, but the only difference is that I add a little more soy sauce.

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Sagol Guksi (사골국시): Bone Marrow Soup Noodles

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[sagol: bone marrow, beef bone stock, guksi: noodle soup]

I made a delicious and fast (if you already have sagol broth) noodle soup with sagol broth or bone marrow broth. In fact, it was my first time experimenting with this dish and came out so yummy, it became my favorite noodle dish. Continue reading