Gujeolpan (Wraps with Eight Stuffings ) A Korean Royal Dish

구절판 Gujeolpan means “dish of nine dishes” or “Platter of nine delicacies” and is actually named for the serving dish and not the food presented in the dish. Gujeolpan is thought to have been introduced in the Joseon era as a dish for the royal court. It features a tray segmented into … Read more

Dubujeongol (tofu hot pot), Palace Style

두부전골 Jeongol is another method of cooking that takes it’s name from the vessel used to cook the dish. The name of what is considered the prime ingredient is combined with Jeongol to identify or name the specific dish prepared (Dubu + jeongol = Dubujeongol, Domi[Sea Bream] + jeongol = Domijeongol). While … Read more


떡찜 Legend has it that Ddeokjjim was created by a royal chef as a way for the king to eat beef without burdening his digestion. (Many kings suffered from indigestion apparrently due to lack of exercise) Servings: 4 Cooking Times Move to Trash Cooking Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour and … Read more