Beyond Kimchee

I am a Korean native food blogger who writes about Korean food and beyond.

Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs

Who can resist the succulent pork ribs? Chinese sweet and sour pork ribs are always welcomed in my house any time of the year. Of course, I like Korean version of pork ribs, too, but the Chinese version is so much easier to make ....more

Mini Seaweed Rice Rolls (Mayak Gimbap)

There is a famous market in Seoul called "Gwang-jang market (광장시장)". You can find all sorts of items that are related to the food. I personally have never been there, so I can't tell you much about it ....more

Beef Steak Sushi with Teriyaki Sauce

Move over salmon, tuna, unagi, or shrimp nigiri sushi. Who even cares for California rolls? Here comes the beef steak sushi ....more

Easy Blackberry Cobbler

How can you pass by the packets of blackberries when they sell two for just 99 cents? I regret that I only purchased 4 of them. I made very easy blackberry cobber with them just to celebrate a bargain ....more

Squid Shrimp Stir-fry with Soybean Paste

Squid and Shrimp stir-fry with soybean paste? That sounds a little awkward, right? I always wanted to try to cook seafood in different ways ....more

Baked Sweet and Spicy Sticky Chicken Wings

Oh, boy~! I wish I made more of these wings. These baked sweet and spicy sticky chicken wings were so yummy that I regretted that I only made a small amount ....more

Instant Pot Korean Beef Stew, Yukgaejang

Yukgaejang, the spicy Korean beef stew, comes as an comfort food when the weather outside is dreary. I made my Korean beef stew in an instant pot that I got last Christmas. I think I like it, so I even joined the facebook Instant Pot community! ...more

Korean Army Stew, Budae Jjigae

Some Korean dishes have a sad history behind. This spicy looking stew called Korean army stew, aka "budae jjigae (부대찌개)", is one them. During and after the Korean war in the early 50's, Korea was known for the world's poorest country ....more

Bossam (Korean Boiled Pork)

If you made a large batch of cabbage kimchi from scratch, you should follow the tradition of simmering Korean pork belly to enjoy with. The dish is called Bossam (보쌈), Korean boiled pork. Pork belly is commonly used for this particular dish ....more

The Most Popular Cabbage Kimchi in Korea

Late fall is a busy season for most Korean housewives. It is the season of Kimchi making for a long term storage. Kimchi, especially the cabbage kimchi, is a staple dish in Korea ....more