Kimchi – Napa Cabbage Kimchi (Baekju gimchi)

배추 김치 Baechu Kimchi (Napa Cabbage or Chinese Cabbage Kimchi) is probably the most common type of kimchi. The elongated heads have a semi-sweet flavor that goes well with ginger, garlic, and dried red chili peppers. Baechu Kimchi was originally made with cabbage and beef stock. It wasn’t until after the Japanese … Read more

Baechu Kimchi

Korean (Napa) Cabbage kimchi is the most common kimchi found in or out of Korea. Nearly every Korean household and restaurant has some variation of this dish available year round. Ingredients 2 heads napa cabbage (approximately 2 lbs) 1/2 cup salt (for brine) 1/4 small Daikon radish 8 each spring or green … Read more

Yeolmu Mul Kimchi – Young Radish Water Kimchi

열무 물김치 Young Daikon radish with greens are used to make this uniquely flavored kimchi. Ingredients 24 yeolmu (young summer radish) with greens attached 1/2 cup salt Fish Sauce Paste: 1 cup water 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 cup fish sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Seasoning Mix: 5 cloves garlic 1 ounce ginger 1/2 … Read more

Pa Kimchi

파김치 Green Onions drenched in kimchi seasoning, what’s not to like? Ingredients 6 bunches green onion 3 Tablespoon salted shrimp 6 cloves garlic 1 Tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup Sweet rice flour 1 cup water 1/2 cup coarse ground red chile pepper 1 Teaspoon fish sauce 2 Tablespoons Coarse salt Directions Rinse the … Read more

Oisobag-i / Oi Kimchi – Cucumber Kimchi

오이소박이/오 김치 The cool crisp flavor of cucumbers melded with the salty, garlicky, spicy flavor of kimchi. Oi Sobagi is one of my favorites and makes regular appearances at the dinner table. Ingredients 6 medium unwaxed cucumbers 2 tablespoons salt 1 bunch Korean chives 6 green onions 1 small Daikon radish Seasoning … Read more

Nabak Kimchi (White Napa Kimchi, Water Kimchi) Version 2

Servings: 32 Ingredients 1 pound Daikon radish 1 pound small “White” Napa cabbage (young Napa or Napa without the outer green leaves) 1/2 large Korean (or Nashi/Asian) pear 4 teaspoons kosher or sea salt 1 bunch spring/green onion 10 to 12 cloves fresh garlic, peeled 1 ounce fresh ginger, peeled 2 each … Read more

Nabak Kimchi (White Napa Kimchi, Water Kimchi)

나박김치 Nabak kimchi is a type of water kimchi made from thin sliced Korean radish and Napa or Chinese cabbage. This is a refreshingly clean and tangy flavored kimchi that makes a great side dish with Korean grilled meats. Ingredients 1 pound Daikon radish 1 pound small “White” Napa cabbage (young Napa … Read more

Mul Kimchi – Water Kimchi

물 김치 Mul Kimchi is a favorite during hot weather. The chilled water kimchi has a delightful taste, and the cool or cold liquid is refreshing.   Ingredients 1 small daikon radish (1 to 1 1/2 lbs) 1 white napa cabbage (young Napa or napa with green leaves removed about 1/2 lbs) … Read more

Kimchi – Kkaktugi (Cubed Daikon Kimchi)

깍두기 Kkaktugi is a variety of Kimchi that is made from daikon radish instead or napa cabbage. It uses mostly the same seasonings but delivers a quite different flavor. Cool and crunchy, this kimchi goes well with cold soups, Korean Grill, and “Bibim” type dishes. Ingredients 1 large daikon 1/4 cup kosher … Read more

Kkaenip (Perilla) Kimchi

깻잎 김치 A very tasty variety of kimchi. The light mint flavor of the perilla works very well with the kimchi seasoning. Kkaennip kimchi is great as a ban chan dish or added as seasoning to any ssam (leaf wrap) style meal. Ingredients 4 bunches Kkaennip (Korean Perilla, Shiso) or about 40 … Read more

Gochu Kimchi – Green Chili Kimchi

고추 김치 In 2009 someone on Chowhound asked for a recipe for chili pepper kimchi. At the time I had not heard of a chili kimchi, so I asked my wife about it. She did recall something about chili kimchi but had never had it, I asked my mother in law with … Read more

Dongchimi (Radish Water Kimchi / Winter Kimchi)

동치미 This variety of Kimchi can be served as a banchan dish where it’s cool, crisp, clean flavor serves as a counterbalance to fatty and spicy dishes. The liquid is often used in  cold noodle soups as a broth Servings: 45 Ingredients Day -3 10 fresh green chili peppers 2 tablespoons kosher … Read more

Chonggak Kimchi / “Bachelor” Kimchi

총각김치 There are many varieties of Korean radish that are used in making kimchi. Chonggak Kimchi is a variety of whole radish (including greens) kimchi that is popular throughout Korea. It is also one of the easiest varieties of kimchi to make. In ancient times unmarried Korean men wore their hair in … Read more

Bossam Kimchi

보쌈 김치 This recipe is one version of Bossam (Wrapped) Kimchi, a type of kimchi that is very popular throughout Korea. Ingredients 3 heads Napa Cabbage (about 6 pounds) 1 cup of salt Filling 1 Asian (Nashi) pear (about 10 ounces) 1 medium Daikon radish (about 2 pounds) 1 bunch Asian chives … Read more

Beulokolli Mulkimchi – Broccoli Water Kimchi

브로콜리물김치 A fusion type of water kimchi featuring broccoli. Servings: 12 Cooking Times Preparation Time: 15 minutes Ingredients   1 1/2 pound broccoli florets 4 ounces Korean radish (daikon) 3 tablespoons sea salt 2 tablespoons sugar 4 cloves garlic 3 large green onions 4 red chili peppers Brine 3 tablespoons sea salt … Read more