Ueong, raw

우엉 Burdock Root An important vegetable in Asia. It lends an interesting, earthy flavor to soups, stews, or stir-fried dishes. Select small, firm roots. Substitutes: salsify OR asparagus OR artichoke hearts.

Spinach, raw

Common Name: Spinach, Sigeumchi 시금치 Used for side dishes, in soups, or as an ingredient in a main dish. Recipes Using This Ingredient Bi Bim Bap – Korean Mixed Rice Dish Recipe – Chop Che Ban Chan – Shigimchi Namul Soups & Stocks – Spinach Soup – Shigeumchiguk Royal Cuisine – Japchae … Read more

Potatoes, russet, flesh and skin, raw

Common Name: Russet Potato, Baking Potato, gamja 감자 Recipes Using This Ingredient Recipes – Bokkum Bop (Korean Fried Rice) Ban Chan – Korean Style Potato Salad

Potatoes, red, flesh and skin, raw

Common Name: Red potatoes, ppalgang gamja 빨강 감자 Recipes Using This Ingredient Soups & Stocks – CheongGukJang – Korean Stinky Soybean Paste Stew Ban Chan – Gamja Jjorim – (Glazed potatoes)

Pork, fresh, belly, raw

Common Name: Pork Belly, side pork, fresh bacon, samgyeopsal 삼겹살 The same cut as bacon but not cured or smoked. A very popular pork cut that may be seasoned and grilled, boiled, or fried. Often served as samgyeopsal-gui – Strips of pork belly mixed with a spicy red chili pepper paste sauce … Read more

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw

hot chili

Common Name: Red chili peppers, ppalgan gochu 빨간 고추 Chili peppers are used in a wide variety of Korean dishes. Substitute: Red hot green peppers (for heat) or Sweet red chili peppers, orange or red bell peppers (for color) Recipes Using This Ingredient Recipes – Braised Monk Fish, Agu Jjim 아구찜 Recipes … Read more

Peppers, hot chili, green, raw

녹색고추 Chili peppers are used in a wide variety of Korean dishes. Substitute: Red chili peppers (for heat) or Sweet chili peppers, Green bell peppers (for color) Recipes Using This Ingredient Recipes – Braised Monk Fish, Agu Jjim 아구찜 Ban Chan – Green Pepper Kimchi Recipes – Haejangguk – 해장국 (Korean “hangover” … Read more

Pear, Chinese, Raw

Common Name: Asian Pear 배 A lightly sweet crisp grainy pear grown in Korea, Japan, and China. Most often given as gifts or used (in blended or mashed form) as a sauce or marinade ingredient. Also used in desserts and salads. Available in season in most Korean Markets. Asian pears are becoming … Read more

Pears, asian, raw

Common Name: Asian pears, bae 배 A lightly sweet crisp grainy pear grown in Korea, Japan, and China. Most often given as gifts or used (in blended or mashed form) as a sauce or marinade ingredient. Also used in desserts and salads. Available in season in most Korean Markets. Asian pears are … Read more

Onions, raw

양파 Onions may have originated somewhere in East Asia, or possibly in the area that is modern day Iran and West Pakistan. They have been cultivated for 5000 years or more, and have found their way into nearly every cuisine. Common Name: Onions, White onion, Yellow onion, yangpa

Nuts, ginkgo nuts, raw

Common Name: ginkgo nuts, eunhaeng 은행 은행나무 열매 eunhaengnamu yeolmae, ginkgo fruit Recipes Using This Ingredient Snack/Appetizer/Dessert – Gungjung Ddeokbokki (Palace Rice Cake) Royal Cuisine – Sinseollo – Food of the Mountain Gods

Nuts, chestnuts, chinese, raw

Common Name: Chestnuts, bam 밤 Recipes Using This Ingredient Snack/Appetiser/Dessert – Chapssalddeok – Filled Rice cake Ban Chan – Bossam Kimchi

Mushroom, shiitake, raw

Common Name: Shiitake, Pyogo beoseot 표고버섯 The Shiitake is a large and meaty mushroom that works well in stir-fries, soups, and side dishes, or as a meat substitute. Shiitakes range in color from tan to dark brown with broad, umbrella-shaped caps, wide open veils and tan gills. Shiitake caps have a soft, … Read more