Pyeonsu (편수) are a kind of mandu (만두, dumpling) made with square wrappers and filled with either cucumber or ae-hobak (애호박, summer squash).
With the fragrant songi beoseot (송이 버섯, pine mushrooms or matsutake) in season, I wanted to find a recipe that would really bring out their lovely scent.
Japchae (잡채) is a classic Korean recipe that you’ll find at just about every celebration or potluck.
Jidan (지단, egg garnish), is a technique from Korean royal cuisine.
We have a weekly radio segment on the morning program Koreascape called “Local Eats,” and this week we have a special show.