Sagol Kimchi-jjigae (사골 김치찌개): Kimchi Stew with Bone Marrow Broth

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[sagol: bone marrow or beef bones, jjigae: stew]

Kimchi-jjigae (김치찌개) is one of those soups that can be made with anything from bacon, canned tuna and myulchi broth. Today I will show you how I made kimchi-jjigae with sagol-guk (사골국), a bone marrow broth I made a few days ago. Continue reading

Sagol-guk (사골국): Beef Bone Marrow Soup/Broth

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[Sagol: beef bones, beef bone marrow, Guk: soup]

Sagol (사골, beef bones) broth is one of the most versatile soups. You can use this broth in countless number of Korean dishes such as kimchi-jjigae, duenjang-jjigae, ttuckmandu-guk, and janchiguksoo to name a few. Continue reading

Honghap Miyuk-guk (홍합미역국): Seaweed Soup with Mussels

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[Honghap: mussels, Miyuk: seaweed, Guk: soup, Juk: porridge]

Miyuk-guk (미역국) is a hearty soup made of seaweed known as miyuk. It is surprisingly a very versatile soup that is easy to make and full of nutrition.

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Boogau-guk (북어국): Dried Pollack Soup

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[Boogau= dried pollack, guk= soup]

Koreans are kings of preservation. We salt, cure, ferment and dry ingredients to make them last long but also to enhance their inherent tastes and oftentimes even increase their nutrition. Koreans love dried seafood, which includes dried pollack. Continue reading