Learn About Munbaeju, a Traditional Korean Distilled Liquor

Korean food with alcohol

The Korean culture is sweeping the globe. Hallyu (Korean Wave), which encompasses popular culture such as contemporary music, television dramas, and films, is expanding its influence in fields such as literature and the performing arts. Korean cuisine is not an exception. From Buddhist temple dishes to kimchi, bulgogi (marinated grilled beef), and … Read more

Soju and Makgeolli – Traditional

Servings: 32 Ingredients Base ingredients 4 pounds medium or short grain white rice 1 pound glutinous rice 1 pound nuruk 1 gallon spring or distilled water Additional for Makgeolli 2 tablespoons sugar 6 cups spring or distilled water Nuruk 1 pound rice flour 5 fluid ounces +1 tablespoon water (5.6 ounces/159 grams) … Read more

Makgeolli – Thick Rice Wine – Modern

Alternate spellings: Mokkoli, makoli, mukkoli, mockolee, mokkoly 막걸리 Servings: 10 Ingredients 1 pound sticky (sweet) rice (glutinous) 1 pound white rice 1/2 pound whole wheat 1/2 pound barley 1 package dry active yeast 2 cups water Equipment Needed: Rice steamer Earthenware jar with lid Strainer Procedure Cover the rice and grains in … Read more