Preparing Basic Ingredients Spinach


  • Trim off the roots with a small, sharp, knife.
  • Remove yellowish or discolored leaves.
  • Halve lengthwise if too wide.
  • Rinse well in cold water.


  • Add salt to boiling water
  • Add spinach root-side first
  • Blanch slightly
  • Rinse immediately in cold water.


Source: The beauty of Korean Food: With 100 Best-loved recipes by institute of Traditional Korean Food and hannaone