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Haemul Pajeon (Seafood Scallion Pancake)

Pajeon is one of Koreans’ all-time favorite snacks or appetizers. A popular variation of pajeon is haemul pajeon, seafood scallion pancake!  Enjoy it with a delicious dipping sauce! Pajeon is a Korean savory pancake made with scallions. Pa means scallion, and jeon means pan-fried battered food. There are many variations of savory pancakes in Korea, […]

Menus for Korean Dinner Parties

The holiday season is upon us! I’m sure many of you are planning holiday gatherings with family and friends. For your convenience, I put together some menu ideas for a Korean dinner party. This is an updated post of my December 2016 dinner party menus. I’ve updated the menus with new photos and added a […]

Hobak Buchim (Zucchini Pancakes)

Korean savory pancakes made with summer zucchini are quick and easy to make and so delicious! Make these for a snack, an appetizer, or a light meal!   What’s your favorite things to make with summer’s bountiful zucchinis? These Korean savory pancakes, called hobak buchim (호박부침) or buchimgae (부침개), are quick and easy to make […]

Buchujeon (Garlic Chive Pancakes)

Savory pancakes are a big part of Korean home cooking. Koreans make pancakes with all sorts of ingredients — kimchi (kimchijeon), seafood and scallions (haemul pajeon), potato (gamjajeon), zucchini (hobak buchim), etc. This buchujeon (부추전) is made with buchu (부추), Korean garlic chives. It’s another very common pancake at Korean homes!

Korean Food for Super Bowl Sunday

  For your game day! I put together ten of my favorite party/snack dishes here to help you try something different for game day this year. Whether you have a few friends over or a large group, any of these recipes will be a nice change and a great addition to your standard Super Bowl […]

Kimchijeon (Kimchi Pancake)

This super easy kimchi pancake is crispy on the outside and chewy and flavor-packed on the inside thanks to spicy fermented kimchi, scallions and squid. Serve these savory Korean pancakes with my sweet and sour dipping sauce.     Another major snowstorm (Blizzard of 2010) is paralyzing many states along the East Coast of the U.S. I […]

Pa Kimchi (Green Onion Kimchi)

I’ve shared sixteen kimchi recipes so far on this blog, and here’s another one! This easy kimchi made with tender green onions (also called scallions) is a favorite of mine. Green onions are called pa (파) in Korean. Pa kimchi (파김치) is popular in the spring, when the thin variety of green onions is in […]

Crispy Guljeon (Korean-style Oyster Fritters)

Do you like oysters? I hope you do because I have another oyster recipe to share today! If you remember my Trip to Korea Part 1 post, I talked about our first meal in Korea at a restaurant specializing in oyster dishes. We ordered guljeon (굴전, pan-fried battered oysters) to share. To everyone’s delight, what […]

Seafood Cheese Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cake)

What happens when spicy tteokbokki — Korea’s most popular street food — meets seafood and cheese? It’s elevated to the next level! All the contrasting flavors work so well together to create something incredibly flavorful and comforting. I recently enjoyed seafood cheese ttoekbokki at a Korean restaurant in K-town New York. It was delicious, so […]

Gulguk (Oyster Soup)

Oysters (gul, 굴) are widely used in Korean cuisine. They are delicious with bossam, and in so many other dishes such as jjigae, hot pot, pajeon, rice, kimchi, musaengchae, etc. Oysters take these dishes to the next level of flavor. Oysters are also great in soups! Although there are many minor variations, Korean oyster soups […]

5 Korean Dishes to Know – Interview with The Daily Meal

  Did I ever tell you I’m a special contributor to The Daily Meal? Today, I’m very excited to share my interview with The Daily Meal on the basics of Korean cuisine. I’m sharing the interview portion here, but please make sure to visit the Daily Meal and read the full article.   For someone […]

Modeumjeon (Fish, Shrimp and Zucchini Pan-fried in Egg Batter)

These delicious small delicacies, Korean jeon, will be an elegant addition to your traditional holiday feast! They are also good as an appetizer or side dish for any Korean meal. The small ingredient pieces are individually pan-fried in egg batter to create a soft skin.    The Holiday season is not over for Koreans until […]