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Tteokbokki (Spicy Stir-fried Rice Cakes)

Tteokbokki, spicy stir-fried rice cakes, is a highly popular Korean street food and a delicious comfort food you can easily make at home. The spicy, slightly sweet, and chewy rice cakes are simply addictive!   What is tteokbokki? Tteokbokki (also spelled ddukbokki, ddeokbokki, dukbokki or topokki), 떡볶이, is a beloved Korean rice cake dish with many […]

Seafood Cheese Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cake)

This tteokbokki recipe is a variation made with seafood and cheese. All the contrasting flavors work so well together to create something incredibly flavorful and comforting.  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 […]

Soupy Tteokbokki (Spicy Braised Rice Cake)

Today, I have another recipe for spicy tteokbokki (떡볶이) for you! In case you’re new to the dish, literally translated “stir-fried rice cake”, tteokbokki is one of the most popular snack/comfort foods at home and on the streets of Korea! The other spicy tteokbokki I have on the blog has been enormously popular! I hope […]

Gungjung Tteokbokki (Korean Royal Court Rice Cake)

The lunar New Year (Seollal) falls on Friday, January 31 this year. To help you celebrate the New Year, I’ve rounded up traditional New Year dishes. I am also introducing gungjung tteokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes) with slight changes to the recipe. Gungjung tteokbokki (궁중떡볶이) is the traditional version of tteokbokki. Gungjung means “royal court” in […]

Instant Pot Korean Short Ribs

Everything you need to know about how to best make these traditional tender, juicy and flavorful Korean short ribs in the Instant Pot!  Korean braised short ribs are called galbijjim (or kalbijjim, 갈비찜). There are 3 different galbijjim recipes on this blog – traditional, slow cooker and Instant Pot spicy versions. Now that I’ve tried many […]

10 Game Day Korean Recipes

Here’s a collection of 10 Korean party or snack dishes for your game day. Try some of these recipes for a nice change or a great addition to your standard Super Bowl fare. Are you looking for ideas for your game day party this year? How about some Korean dishes? Here, I put together 10 […]

Traditional Kimchi (Napa Cabbage Kimchi)

This kimchi recipe shows you everything you need to know about how to make traditional cabbage kimchi. With this small batch recipe, you’ll find it not that difficult to make good authentic kimchi at home.  What is kimchi? Kimchi (김치) is a collective term for vegetable dishes that have been salted, seasoned, and fermented. The […]

Anchovy Broth for Korean Cooking

Anchovy broth is essential in Korean cooking. Learn the basics of making anchovy broth to enhance flavors of your stews, soups, and other dishes.   What is Korean anchovy broth Anchovy broth  (myeolchi yuksu, 멸치육수) is essential in Korean cooking. It’s a traditional base for many soups, stews and other dishes. If you’ve been following […]

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 […]

Dubu Kimchi (Tofu with Stir-fried Kimchi and Pork)

Dubu kimchi is a popular dish made with old kimchi. This recipe is simple and easy! Stir-fry the kimchi and pork and serve with sliced tofu that has been boiled or pan-fried. Simply omit the pork to make it a meatless dish if you like.  What’s your favorite way to use up aging kimchi? Dubu kimchi […]

20 Back to School Korean Recipes

A collection of 20 back to school Korean recipes your kids will love! It’s back to school time. I’ve put together a collection of recipes to make feeding yourself and your family fun and easy.  From Korean lunch box ideas and after-school snacks to easy kid-friendly dinners, these are some of the dishes that kids grow up […]

Jjolmyeon (Spicy Chewy Noodles)

We’ve been enjoying various cold noodle dishes all throughout the warm months! The weather has cooled down, but cold noodles are always welcome in my house. I have quite a collection of cold noodle dishes on the blog — naengmyeon, bibim guksu, kimchi bibim guksu, jaengban guksu, and kongguksu, and I hope you’ve tried some […]

All-purpose Korean Marinade

This marinade is all you need for Korean BBQ this summer! It takes less than an hour to put this large batch together. You don’t need to assemble a marinade or run to a store to buy a jar of pre-made marinade every time. All the flavor enhancing ingredients are boiled together, so the marinade […]

15 Korean New Year Recipes

As 2016 comes to a close, I want to thank everyone for another great year at Korean Bapsang! Thank you so much for reading, cooking, sharing and commenting on my recipes! I hope to share many more delicious recipes for you to try in 2017.  Here, I’ve updated my New Year recipe roundup for 2017! Hope these […]

Youngyang Chaltteok (Healthy Sweet Rice Cake)

This rice cake, youngyang chaltteok (영양 찰떡), is one of the easiest rice cakes you can make at home! No kneading, no shaping, no pounding, and no special tool other than a steamer is required! Young-yang means healthy, and chal-tteok refers to sticky, chewy rice cakes that are made with glutinous rice (sweet rice) flour/powder, […]

Tteok Sanjeok (Skewered Rice Cake with Beef and Vegetables)

Sanjeok is a variety of jeok – skewered meat and vegetables. Unlike some other jeok varieties, sanjeok is not flour- or egg-battered. The ingredients are skewered and then grilled or pan-fried. Tteok (rice cake) sanjeok is made with garaetteok, which is unsweetened rice cake that’s shaped like a long cylinder.  Garaetteok is abundant this time of […]

The Year in Photos 2015

Bibimbap – I started the year updating the bibimbap post with new photos. This bibimbap recipe is the most popular recipe on my blog!  Kimchi soondubu jjigae (순두부 찌개) – It’s a stew made with uncurdled tofu, soondubu (also spelled sundubu) and kimchi. My vegetarian version of soondubu jjigae was featured on Theguardian.com in March 2015 as part of […]

KCON 2015 Los Angeles

Last weekend, I was in Los Angeles, California for KCON 2015! I held two cooking workshops on tasty Korean street food — tteokbokki and mini gimbap. This was my second year at KCON, and I felt incredibly fortunate and honored to be part of the bigger and better event this year. It was truly an […]

Eomuk Bokkeum (Stir-fried Fish Cake)

This stir-fried Korean fish cake is a simple side dish (banchan) that’s highly popular at home and restaurants. Learn how to prepare two different ways – mild and spicy!  Eomuk (어묵) is processed seafood made with pureed fish. It translates to fish cake, but obviously not the fish cake known in Western cooking. There are […]

Dak Galbi (Stir-fried Spicy Chicken)

A spicy stir-fried chicken dish made with boneless chicken pieces, rice cakes (tteokbokki tteok), green cabbage, sweet potato, and other vegetables. It’s a restaurant favorite in Korea, but you can easily recreate at home with this recipe! Dak galbi (닭갈비) is very popular all over Korea, especially in Chuncheon (춘천), a city in Gangwon Province (강원도), where […]