Osam-bulgogi (오삼불고기): Spicy Squid and Pork Belly

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[Osam is shorthand for ojingau-samgyupsal. Ojingau= Squid, Samgyupsal: pork belly]

Koreans feel that the spicier the food, the better for stress relief, and osam-bulgogi is one of the most popular spicy Korean dishes. This dish is sautéed squid and pork in spicy sauce with various vegetable of your choice. Continue reading

Myulchi Yuksoo (멸치육수): Dried Anchovy Broth

[myulchi: dried anchovy, Yuksoo: broth]

Myulchi (멸치, dried anchovy) broth is the most frequently used broth in Korean cooking. It is used in soups, stews and even in variety of banchans (반찬, small side dishes). Myulchi broth is similar to chicken broth in Korean cooking. Continue reading