Category Archives: Korean food recipes

catering gig at bulthaup – tofu lollipops anyone?

For this last catering gig at bulthaup for a LA-based renown architect firm, Maltzan, I had a blast putting together a cocktail/appetizer menu that was first and foremost good, but one that was also different and played up the Asian/Korean … Continue reading

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The sun will rise soon again in Japan – Green Day to share with the ones you love

I can only imagine all the sadness and turmoil experienced by the Japan earthquake, tsunami and now the scares of the nuclear plant catastrophe.  I’m also in awe by the calm and collectedness of the Japanese people uniting in a … Continue reading

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stay slim with bibimbap – korean rice salad recipe

take notes.  did you try the braised kalbi recipe?  here’s a dish using the braised kalbi beef roast, a classic korean “one-bowl” bibimbap (literal translation, “mixed rice”) that not only looks impressive, but is fresh, healthy AND will satisfy all … Continue reading

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korean recipe (chef kelly way) – braised kalbi beef roast

this recipe was a success at the last cooking class!  the secret (drum roll) is a super easy two-step seasoning including 1) brining overnight and 2) marinating for ~4 hrs which results in a roast that’s moist, tender and seasoned … Continue reading

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korean sushi, gimbap or kimbap (translation – “seaweed rice”)

cooking three days in a row!  Yum~ Yum~ 7 ingredients 1. egg 2. carrots 3. cucumber 4. gobo (japanese burdock) 5. spinach 6. yellow daikon 7. kalbi marinated beef Rice & Roasted Seaweed  

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Korean food – the next HOT trend?

It looks like what I’m doing may be the next HOT trend in food.  Check out this article from the Wall Street Journal.  CPK is doing a kalbi beef pizza test and Campbells (as in the soup)’s doing some soup … Continue reading

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Korean dolma recipe using korean perilla leaves (aka purple mint, japanese basil, shiso leaves or "kkaennip")

My mom has a bountiful garden this summer and I’ve gotten my share of cherry tomatoes, zucchini, shishito and korean peppers, eggplants, and of course, the ever-growing korean perilla leaves.  These leaves are typically steamed then marinated or pickled and … Continue reading

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TGIF – Korean Chop Chop (Chapchae) Noodles Recipe

  Having lived in the US most of my life – it seems that traditional Korean vermicelli (glass) noodles, otherwise known as Chap Chae, or as I call it “Chop Chop Noodles” (named so as everything is chopped/julienned & stir-fried),  is … Continue reading

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