Doenjang Jjigae, the ultimate Korean comfort


Doenjang Jjigae (Korean soybean paste stew) reminds me of my father. As I recollect, he loved this stew. My father passed away almost 6 years ago by car accident. And I didn't even get to say good-bye to him. After he is gone I realized that I never had a chance to serve this stew for him. In fact I never got a chance to cook anything for him. And that hurts me..., and brings me to tears. I know he would have enjoyed this stew very, very much.My mother used fix this stew quite often ...

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Fried Anchovies and Peanuts, love or hate?


Before I start this post I would like to ask you if you've ever seen "Kimchi Chronicles" on PBS or on Youtube. Marja Vongerichten did a wonderful job introducing Korean cuisine and I enjoyed seeing a few episode myself. She recently published her cookbook. They launched Korean cooking video contest on Youtube and I thought you might be interested in. Check the link below. The Youtube video and the contest announcement Give yourself a try if you are enthusiastic about Korean food. Who ...

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