What is Gochugaru? - Korean Red Chili Pepper Powder

Gochugaru Definition Gochugaru is Korean red chili pepper powder. Gochu means chili pepper and garu means powder. It’s a very common ingredient used in many Korean dishes such as kimchi, bulgogi, or tteokbokki. With a proper amount, it will make dishes savory and arouse more appetite. [......]

Posted in Korean Ingredients on Thursday, February 25th, 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 »