Sweet and Sour Beef

Sweet and Sour Beef

Most people think of Sweet and Sour dish with either chicken or pork. Have you ever tried it with BEEF? Koreans have made this famous Chinese originated dish 탕수육, Tangsuyook (糖醋肉) into something unique and different. The choice of beef, instead of chicken or pork, coated with the crispy batter makes your ordinary sweet and sour into something extra ordinary, and you will soon think beef CAN go with sweet and sour. This particular recipe is called  소고기 찹쌀 탕수육 (sogogi chapssal ...

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Gochujang Sloppy Joes

Gochujang Sloppy Joes

 Sloppy Joes is one of the well known American classic dish. I understand the term "sloppy" in the title. This is a kind of dish that can be prepared quick and easy, and it can be a little messy when you eat with hands. However why does it have a name of "Joe"? Why not Bob or David?  Just simply curious! Anyway, I want to give a little twist to this all American classic sandwich by adding a Korean flavor.  Yes, this is Gochujang Sloppy Joes!  Gochujang will add a very gentle spicy kick and ...

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Spicy Korean Pork Taco with Soy Lime Vinaigrette

Spicy Korean Pork Taco

For the past few years, Korean style taco has been a huge hit in U.S due to the famous Kogi BBQ taco truck which was originated in L.A. I believe many celebrity chefs and food bloggers created their versions since then. Here I present Beyond Kimchee version of Korean Taco. I was recently working on developing Korean fusion dishes using Gochujang(Korean chili paste) for JayOne, a high quality Korean condiment manufacturing company, and came up with this idea using my Easy Spicy Korean Pork ...

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Curry Kimchi Pancakes

Curry Kimchi Pancakes

카레 김치전 [ karae kimchi jeon ] If you are a kimchi fan, I am sure you have tried kimchi pancakes already. The recipe itself is pretty much no brainier kind. It is simple delicious savory pancakes to enjoy as an appetizer or snack. You can find many recipes floating in online and they are all pretty similar; Kimchi + pancake mix or flour mixed in water. ...

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Kimchi Chorizo Shrimp Paella

Kimchi Chorizo Shrimp Paella

Kimchi Chorizo Shrimp Paella [ 김치 초리조소세지 새우 빠에야 ] If someone is asking me today to choose one country that I would like to travel, it would be Spain. I might choose a different country tomorrow but for today? It is definitely Spain. When I think of Spain, Paella comes next. (Can't resist not to think of food)  Paella is a famous Spanish rice dish cooked with various meat and/or seafood in one pan. Saffron is often added to give the irresistible golden color and a hint of flavor to the ...

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Kimchi Tomato Spaghetti

Kimchi Tomato Spaghetti

A friend of friend of friend of mine has a little farm up in the highland of Malaysia, grow tomatoes and other vegetables. So I got a boxful of vine ripe tomatoes because my heart was telling me that I should. (I tend to follow my instinct which is not necessarily the logical method of life processing skill) They are good, juicy and flavorful. I have been eating tomatoes for breakfasts, for lunches, for snacks, and used them in the recipes for dinners in the past few days. I fed to my husband ...

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Kimchi Udon

Kimchi Udon

I like udon and so as the most Koreans. If you drive on the freeways in Korea, you will find many rest areas along the road. Most of them have food stalls where you can purchase quick meals and snacks. This Kimchi Udon (김치우동) is one of the popular menu. Feeding yourself a bowl of hot udon in the middle of long winter journey? I call it - 'Kimchi Udon Soup for the Soul'. ...

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