Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Korean

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

Do you love kimchi? I have been obsessed with kimchi lately since I made my own first batch at home. Kimchi has been my newest essential ingredient in my pantry. This red fermented cabbage is perfect eaten either as a meal or a condiment. When […]

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

We have grown familiar with kimchi’s strong taste with the rise in popularity of Korean food over recent years. Kimchi played a huge part in Korean cuisine as it is used at almost every meal either as an appetizer, a side dish, or an ingredient […]

Dakgangjeong

Dakgangjeong

You know the feeling when watching your favorite TV cooking show and cannot stop drooling over the food. As a result, this dakgangjeong recipe was inspired by binge watching a South Korean reality variety show called Youn’s Restaurant. In its season 2, they opened a small Korean […]

Seaweed Rice Balls

Seaweed Rice Balls

We all know that you cannot help but feel hungry while watching the amazingly delicious food they eat in K-dramas. If you are an avid K-drama watcher, you have most likely been familiar with these Seaweed Rice Balls. Rice is usually served warm in a metallic […]

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

The Dongzhi (冬至, Winter Solstice) Festival is coming next week on December 22, 2018. The festival is performed by Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans to celebrate the return of longer daylight hours and ultimately an increase of positive energy flowing in. As part of the festivities, […]

Rabokki

Rabokki

Korea is famous for its street food dishes. From the moment you step into any busy place in Seoul, you cannot resist on drooling at those colorful snacks. Arguably as the number one Korean street food, tteokbokki is one of the must try iconic street […]

Kimchi Pancake

Kimchi Pancake

It is the beginning of raining season in Indonesia and I am craving for some Korean kimchi pancakes. Traditional kimchi pancake or kimchi jeon (김치전) is crispy and chewy pancake made from simple batter of nicely fermented cabbage kimchi, scallions, and onion in the skillet […]

Kimbap

Kimbap

The Korean Wave (Hallyu) or Korean fever refers to the sudden increase in global popularity of South Korean culture around the world in the last ten years. This is largely because of the Korean entertainment industry, and the popularity of K-drama and K-pop. I have […]