Sometime in November, or maybe early December, depending on the temperatures, Korean families will set aside a weekend for gimjang (김장), the annual kimchi-making.
A visit to jang Master Ki Soon-do
Back in the day, every household would make their own jang, those essential fermented condiments that season just about every dish in Korean cuisine.
South Chungcheong Province traditional alcohol tour
Last week, we were invited to join a media tour of South Chungcheong Province to learn about the region’s traditional rice alcohols.
Recipe: Gang doenjang, doenjang stew reduction
Gang doenjang (강된장) is a kind of reduced bean paste stew that we often eat in summer with steamed summer greens like squash leaves.