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umma

Member for 5 years 49 weeks


Current Location: 
Seattle, Washington
My most-used cookbook: 
"Eumshik Donguh Bogam" from a Korean publisher called Hakwonsa
My go-to dish: 
Dduk mandu guk for Sunday brunch
Favorite Cuisine: 
Korean
Best meal ever: 
A couple of years ago I had a meal at a small restaurant in Korea; it's called ssam jungsik - it had all kinds of fresh vegetable wraps with diferent kinds of meats.
Favorite travel destination: 
Himalayas

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Recipe
Posted 05-03-10 Putgochu Jeon (Fried Stuffed Peppers)
풋고추전
Korean-style stuffed peppers are a good treat for a party or for an appetizer.
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Posted 05-03-10 Jang Jorim (Beef Simmered in Soy Sauce)
조림장
This simmered beef side dish is slightly sweet and savory, and a nice side dish to have on hand.
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Posted 05-03-10 Yachae Saewoo Mandu (Shrimp & Vegetable Dumplings)
야채 새우 만두
A variation using shrimp on the classic Korean dumpling.
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Posted 05-03-10 Mandu (Korean Dumplings)
만두
A recipe for pork, beef and cabbage dumplings that can be steamed, fried or put into soup.
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Posted 05-03-10 Gyulmyungja cha (Cassia Seeds Tea)
결명자차
This tea is made from gyulmyungja, or cassia, is believed to help with your eye health and is also supposed to be good for your kidney and liver, which are related to your eye function.
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Posted 05-03-10 Yulmucha (Job's Tears Tea)
율무차
A creamy tea made of a barley-like grain. Purportedly helps stomach issues.
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Posted 05-03-10 Chapssal Dduk (Baked Sweet Rice Cake with Red Bean)
찹쌀떡
This is a variation of Korean rice cake called dduk (tteok) using red beans and baked in the oven.
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Posted 05-03-10 Bibimbap Gochujang (Spicy Sauce for Mixed Rice)
비빔밥 고추장
Sauce for bibimbap.
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Posted 05-03-10 Jorim Jang (Soy-Based Simmering Sauce)
조림장
This sauce is good for making jorim, or dishes which are simmered in this type of sauce for a while.
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Posted 05-03-10 Chogochujang (Vinegar Red Pepper Paste)
초고추장
Gochujang is simply red pepper paste, which is used a lot in Korean cooking. Chogochujang is a slightly sour version of gochujang that is often used to accompany seafood dishes.
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