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umma

Member for 6 years 9 weeks


Current Location: 
Seattle, Washington
My most-used cookbook: 
"Eumshik Donguh Bogam" from a Korean publisher called Hakwonsa
My go-to dish: 
Dduk mandu guk for Sunday brunch
Favorite Cuisine: 
Korean
Best meal ever: 
A couple of years ago I had a meal at a small restaurant in Korea; it's called ssam jungsik - it had all kinds of fresh vegetable wraps with diferent kinds of meats.
Favorite travel destination: 
Himalayas

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Posted 04-06-10 Myulchi Bokkeum (Stir Fried Anchovy)
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Slighty sweet dried anchovy? Believe it or not, it's tasty!
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Posted 04-06-10 Sigumchi Namul (Seasoned Spinach)
시금치
Healthy and simple side dish that's easy to prepare.
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Posted 04-05-10 Buchu Kimchi (Chive Kimchi)
부추김치
Buchu kimchi is a version of kimchi made of chives. It ferments fairly quickly and makes a nice side dish.
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Posted 04-05-10 Doenjang jjigae (Fermented Bean Paste Stew)
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This soup goes with almost anything and is very easy to make. (And tastes a lot more appealing than its English title...)
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Posted 04-05-10 Sengsun Maeuntang (Spicy Fish Stew)
생선 매운탕
A classic Korean seafood stew that is a great dish for entertaining.
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Posted 04-03-10 Spicy Tteokbokki (Spicy Long Rice Cake)
떡볶이
A spicy take on a Korean snack.
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Posted 04-02-10 Hobakjuk (Korean Squash Porridge)
호박죽
A simple, soothing and classic porridge made from Korean squash, and dotted with chewy rice cakes.
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Posted 04-02-10 Kimchi Bokkeumbap - Kimchi Fried Rice
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This is a dish for those nights you don't know what to cook for dinner. All you really need is kimchi, rice and some leftovers!
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Posted 04-02-10 Mul Kimchi (Water Kimchi)
물김치
This variation of kimchi is light, refreshing and more like a cold kimchi soup. This is also called white kimchi.
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Posted 04-02-10 Chonggak Kimchi (Bachelor Kimchi)
총각김치
This kimchi, also called ponytail kimchi, is named for its resemblance to the topknots unmarried men in Korea used to wear. It's a classic and very easy to make.
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