Taekyung Chung and Debra Samuels met in Tokyo, both ex-pats - Chung from Seoul and Samuels from Boston. From their friendship and fascination with Korean food, this book emerged. Recipes use easy-to-source ingredients, starting with a helpful section about stocking your pantry for the more unusual items, including black rice and Korean red pepper paste. Learn how to make Mandu, Korean dumplings made from beef, pork, tofu or kimchi, served with a dipping sauce.
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This Korean cookbook makes it easy to replicate the authentic tastes of Korean food - even for beginners! Korean food is poised to become America's next favorite Asian cuisine to adopt. It is rapidly gaining popularity in the US for its robust and intensely flavorful dishes like Korean barbecue (known as bulgogi), kimchi (pickled spicy cabbage), and bibimbap rice bowls. The Korean Table shows American cooks how to replicate the exciting and authentic flavors of Korean cuisine at home using fresh ingredients available from their neighborhood grocery store or farmer's market. In this Korean cooking book, Chung and Samuels, a Korean and American author team, guide home cooks through the process of making Korean meals without fuss and multiple trips to specialty markets, or worse, expensive online shopping. Along with showing cooks how to create a complete Korean meal from start to finish-including recipes such as: Scallion Pancakes Korean Dumplings (mandu) Tofu and Clam Hot Pot Simmered Beef Short Ribs Barbecued Pork RibsThe Korean Table will also show cooks how to add the flavors of Korea to their homestyle cuisine in numerous quick and easy ways-via condiments, side dishes, salad dressings, sauces and more. With this cookbook, filled with over 100 recipes, everyone's kitchen can incorporate a spread of delicious Korean meals for all to share and enjoy.The Korean Table presents the best of Korean cooking for beginners.