Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;Korean cuisine is today's new "it" food, and andlt;iandgt;Korean Cookingandlt;/iandgt; is the perfect introduction to making it at home.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; With a tantalizing balance of tastes and textures and the satisfying crunch of pickled and fermented vegetables, Korean dishes deliver incredible variety to every mealand#8212;and its emphasis on vegetables and grains makes these dishes as healthy as they are delicious! But while Korean BBQ restaurants are popping up around the country and the recent release of Chef Roy Choi's acclaimed memoir, andlt;iandgt;L.A. Sonandlt;/iandgt;, has turned a spotlight on its incredible flavors, home cooks are still mystified by the process of making Korean food.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Thankfully, award-winning chef Soon Yung Chung takes the stress out of cooking Korean. Filled with simple recipes and using ingredients that can be found in most American grocery stores, this Korean cookbook gives readers step-by-step recipes on how to make Korean barbecue and kimchee plus other popular favorites like:andlt;BRandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;Zesty Bean-noodle Japchaeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Rice and Vegetable Bibimbapandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Steamed Spareribsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;Accessible and easy-to-follow, andlt;iandgt;Korean Cookingandlt;/iandgt; will tempt home cooks at every level of expertise to incorporate the tantalizing combination of fiery peppers and fragrant sesame oil into their dinner repertoire.
andlt;bandgt;This wonderful Korean cookbook brings the diverse flavors of Korean cuisine straight to your kitchen!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Flavorful and satisfying, Korean cuisine is a tantalizing balance of tastes and textures and#8212; fiery peppers are a counterpoint to mild rice, fragrant sesame oil adds a hint of sweetness to meat and vegetables, and pickled kimchi adds zest with its tanginess and crunch. and, best of all, Korean food emphasizes vegetables and grains, making it as healthy as it is delicious.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; With andlt;iandgt;Korean Cookingandlt;/iandgt; you'll soon be creating delectable, authentic dishes in your own kitchen. Simple recipes, step-by-step photographs, and a guide to Korean ingredients make it easy for even a beginning cook to prepare traditional favorites and#8212; from a nourishing tofu and vegetable casserole to mouth-watering barbecued beef bulgogi to fragrant noodle and rice dishes and the many varieties of kimchi. andlt;iandgt;Korean Cookingandlt;/iandgt; also offers a range of irresistible appetizers and side dishes, without which no Korean meal would be complete.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Whether you hunger for zesty bean-noodle japchae, rice and vegetable bibimbap, or steamed beef spareribs (galbijjim), andlt;iandgt;Korean Cookingandlt;/iandgt; will bring the warming and satisfying flavors of Korean food into your home.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Soon Yung Chungandlt;/bandgt; is an award-winning Korean food expert with more than 20 years experience in the art of Korean cuisine creation. She was the winner of the Gold medal at the prestigious Korea International Food Contest in 1994 and has appeared on Korea's popular television station KBS TV. She began her restaurant career in Korea, where she is certified as a Craftsman Cook for Korean Food. After moving to Australia, she has worked in several restaurants in Sydney and served as a consultant to the Korea House of the Foundation for the Preservation of Cultural Properties Korea.