Tag Archives for Dashima

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

Tteok Manduguk (Rice Cake and Dumpling Soup)

My grandmother used to tell me that I couldn’t ring in the New Year without having some Tteok Manduguk (Korean Rice Cake and Dumpling Soup) according to Korean tradition. Who am I to argue with this long-standing tradition? I’ve been … Continue reading

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05. January 2012 by gomo
Categories: Beef, Dairy-Free, Korean Food, Main Dish, Soups/Stew | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 7 comments

Dubu Jjigae (Tofu Soup)

Seriously. I can eat tofu everyday for the entire month. It’s such a versatile ingredient. There are so many possibilities that I know my palate won’t get bored. Alas. Anything taken to an excess can’t be good for you. Everything … Continue reading

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21. December 2011 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Korean Food, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soups/Stew | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

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

Anchovy-Dashima Stock

Anchovy-dashima stock is commonly used in Korean cooking. It’s not just for soups. I use it in place of water in many recipes. It is considered healthier than meat stocks and more delicate in taste.

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09. November 2011 by gomo
Categories: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Korean Food, Soups/Stew | Tags: , , | 2 comments