Monthly Archives for August 2011

Nokdu Bindaetteok (Mung Bean Pancakes with Dipping Sauce)

Nokdu Bindaetteok (Korean Mung Bean Pancakes) is my maternal grandmother’s specialty. Nokdu Bindaetteok, which directly translates to Mung Bean Pancake, is usually made with sliced pork, kimchi, sukju namul (mung bean sprouts), and sometimes gosari namul (bracken fern shoots). But … Continue reading


28. August 2011 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Banchan, Dairy-Free, Dips/Spreads/Sauces, Gluten-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , | 6 comments

Kkakdugi (Radish Kimchi)

I made Kkakdugi (Radish/Daikon Kimchi) over the weekend. And my home-made Kkakdugi turned out so delicious! It made me wonder why I don’t do this more often. And to think, I only decided to make it because of a troubling … Continue reading


24. August 2011 by gomo
Categories: Banchan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Kimchi, Korean Food, Raw, Salad, Side Dish | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vegetarian Bibimbap with Gochujang Sauce

Cooking in a tiny NYC kitchen can be a challenge. Most of the kitchens in the home renovation magazines that are described as tiny are palatial compared to a small NYC kitchen. I guess it’s all relative, because some NYCers … Continue reading


19. August 2011 by gomo
Categories: Dairy-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Main Dish, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Beosut Bokkeum and Danggeun Bokkeum (Two Korean Side Dishes: Sautéed Mushrooms & Sautéed Carrots)

Beosut/Busut Bokkeum and Danggeun Bokkeum are two simple banchan(side dishes) that are also used as ingredients in other dishes. For those who are vegans or vegetarians, Beosut Bokkeum can replace the marinated meat in many basic Korean dishes. I’m not … Continue reading


16. August 2011 by gomo
Categories: Banchan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Korean Food, Namul, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Hangawi – Korean Vegan Oasis in Manhattan?

I haven’t had a haircut in ages. I really don’t enjoy the experience. I’m a bit fidgety by nature; and having to sit still for an hour while someone pores over my hair isn’t my idea of fun. That’s why … Continue reading


14. August 2011 by gomo
Categories: Dairy-Free, Korean Food, New York City, Restaurants, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , | Leave a comment

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