Health Benefits of Kimchi

delicious ready-to-eat kimchi in a bowl with spices around

Growing vegetables all year round has never been possible. Therefore, people have developed several methods like pickling and fermentation to preserve their palatable delicacies worldwide. It is a process using enzymes for creating chemical changes in food.  One such food is the ever-famous Kimchi. Hailing from South Korea, Kimchi is a Korean … Read more

The History of Kimchi

Picture of delicious ready-to-eat kimchi in a bowl with spices around.

When it comes to popular pickled foods, Indians have achaar, Germans have sauerkraut, and Koreans have kimchi. The fiery fermented Kimchi from Korea is a living history in essence. It is the national dish of South Korea and dates back as far as two to three thousand years.  A harmonious combination of … Read more

Kimchi-Baked Tofu

Kimchi-Baked Tofu

Using kimchi and tofu together in a recipe is like giving your body the best of both worlds. Tofu brings you a complete protein source (it has all nine essential amino acids) along with a host of vitamins and minerals. Kimchi is an excellent source of fiber and probiotics – healthy bacteria that … Read more

Types of Kimchi

Kimchi is arguably the most popular dish in Korean cuisine. Loved by many people around the world, the typical kimchi is made out of different kinds of vegetables mixed with red pepper flakes and salt, which are fermented inside a container like jars or plastic boxes.  While the most popular kimchi is … Read more

What is Kimchi?

A staple of Korean cuisine, the fermented vegetable dish known as Kimchi is present in almost all Korean households. Kimchi mainly serves as a side dish to other dishes such as samgyeopsal and galbi. But would you believe that Kimchi was not originally spicy? Let’s take a look at the history of … Read more