Doenjang Jjigae (Doenjang Soup) Recipe - Korean Bean Paste Soup

Doenjang jjigae is a popular Korean dish made with fermented Korean soybean paste, doenjang. It’s a great dish to take all the nutrients of doenjang. Because it’s one of the most common and popular dishes in Korea, you will probably find it in almost all Korean restaurants.

But if you’d like to try this at home, don’t hesitate. It’s very simple to make it, and it doesn’t take a lot of time.* [......]

Posted in Korean Food on Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 | No Comments »

Benefits of Doenjang - Korean Soy Bean Paste

Doenjang, a traditional Korean fermented soy bean paste, has been one of the main ingredients in Korean dishes for centuries. The taste and smell of doenjang may be too strong for non-Koreans who try it first time because it’s fermented for weeks or months, but for that reason, its nutritional value is very high. [......]

Posted in Korean Food on Friday, March 26th, 2010 | No Comments »

What Is Doenjang? Korean SoyBean Paste

One day I was talking to my husband about how original my mom was in cooking. Unlike me who buys all basic Korean ingredients from grocery markets, my mom makes everything from scratch, including Korean bean paste, doenjang.
* Doenjang is a Korean fermented soy bean paste. Doeda means ‘to be thick’ and jang means paste [......]

Posted in Korean Ingredients on Sunday, November 29th, 2009 | 4 Comments »