kimchi

  • Somen & Hiyamugi Spaghetti & Pasta

    Kimchi Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta)

    This is supposed to be a ‘Somen’ dish. ‘Somen’ is the thinnest Japanese noodles, but it is not easy for many of us to find. ‘Somen’ can be easily substituted with Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta). This is a Korean inspired dish. Well-fermented Kimchi is best suitable. Makes 1 Servings Ingredients 1 serving Capellini (Angel Hair …

  • Vegetables

    Bashed Cucumber & Kimchi

    Gently bashed and broken Cucumber gets seasoned better. It is a very popular technic in Japan. This is a super easy and quick salad. Just mix Cucumber with your favourite Kimchi. The key ingredient is Sesame Oil. The saltiness, sourness and spiciness are deliciously combined by the Sesame Oil. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Continental …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Squid & Octopus

    ‘Kimu-Taku’ Miso Squid Rice Bowl

    ‘Kimu-Taku’ stands for ‘Kimuchi (Kimchi) and Takuan (Japanese Pickled Daikon) and you may interested in my fried rice dish ‘Kimu-Taku’ Rice. I stir-fried Squid, that is marinated in Miso sauce, with Kimchi and Takuan. If you love Kimchi and Takuan, this dish is irresistible. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 Squid Tube *about 150g1 tablespoon Miso …

  • Vegetables

    Avocado & Kimchi

    Avocado goes so well with Japanese seasonings such as Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Japanese Mayo, ‘Ponzu’, etc. Do you know it goes well with Kimchi, the Korean salted & fermented veggies? I had a jar of Wombok Kimchi in the fridge, but it had turned quite sour. I usually cook sour Kimchi, but it was too …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Pork & Kimchi Rice Bowl

    During our hot summer, I often cook spicy food. Toban Djan (Chili Bean Sauce) and Chilli Garlic Sauce are essential seasonings for me, and so is Kimchi. I often use it for cooking. ‘Buta (Pork) & Kimchi’ is a very popular combination and here is another ‘Donburi’ (Rice Bowl) dish recipe for you to try. …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Spicy Tofu, Tomato & Kimchi Salad

    In Japan, there is a tofu dish that is called ‘Hiyayakko’. It is basically chilled fresh tofu with various toppings of your choice. Popular toppings are grated ginger, ‘Katsuobushi’, shiso (perilla), finely chopped spring onion and soy sauce. This very healthy summer dish is a type of ‘Hiyayakko’. It is a good idea to serve …

  • Pork Tofu

    Pork, Tofu & Kimchi Sir-fry

    This easy-to-cook and yummy dish has been one of my favourites since I first discovered Kimchi, a staple in Korean cuisine. We Japanese love Kimchi and it is actually more popular than traditional Japanese ‘Tsukemono’, salted and fermented vegetables. Kimchi is very garlicky and spicy but I even add extra Gralic and Chilli. This dish …

  • Beef Mazegohan Vegetables

    Bibimbap-Inspired Beef Mazegohan

    As you know, ‘Bibimbap’ is a Korean dish, and the word literally means ‘Mixed Rice’ which is same as ‘Mazegohan’ in Japanese. I particularly like ‘Hot Stone Pot Bibimbap’ that is served in a very hot stone bowl. The stone bowl is so hot that anything that touches it sizzles, and the rice becomes browned …

  • Other Soup

    Bean Sprouts & Kimchi Soup

    As the authentic Kimchi is available form a Korean grocery store in the area where I live, I am using Kimchi for a variety of dishes. This spicy soup is a great dish to warm up on a cold day. Adding rice noodles or Harusame noodles, it can be enjoyed as a noodle soup. This …