Category Archives for Grains

Miyeok Juk – Korean Sea Vegetable Porridge

Why not serve something unconventional for Mother’s Day? Something with significance and meaning, albeit from another culture? Miyeok (sea vegetables or seaweed) is a food/ingredient that evokes mothers or motherhood in Korea. In Korea, most postpartum women – maybe almost … Continue reading

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09. May 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Main Dish, Soups/Stew | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Fried Rice with Sautéed Mushrooms and Crispy Prosciutto

I never order fried rice at restaurants. When I was a kid, a friend told me that restaurants use customers’ unfinished rice in their fried rice. Day-old, cold rice is preferred over just-cooked, hot rice in fried rice. And if … Continue reading

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23. February 2012 by gomo
Categories: Asian (Non-Korean), Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grains, Main Dish | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Prosciutto Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi fried rice is one of the most popular Korean dishes. It also is one of the easiest dishes to whip up, which is the reason why it is so popular as a midnight snack. I had my share of … Continue reading

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13. February 2012 by gomo
Categories: Dairy-Free, Grains, Kimchi, Korean Food, Main Dish, Pork | Tags: , , , , | 8 comments

Ddukbokki (Spicy Rice Cakes) – The Ultimate Street Food

Ddukbokki is hands down my favorite street food. That’s saying a lot, considering the number of street foods available just in Korea. When I was in fifth grade, my parents sent me and my brother to Korea to visit my … Continue reading

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09. November 2011 by gomo
Categories: Banchan, Dairy-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Main Dish, Side Dish | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 comments

Jaht Jook (Pine Nut Porridge)

My husband had some kind of a stomach bug. And he hadn’t been able to eat much of anything. I remembered whenever I had a stomach ache, my grandmother used to make me jook (porridge). I had some pine nuts … Continue reading

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30. October 2011 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Main Dish, Nuts/Seeds, Soups/Stew, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , | 8 comments

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