A Korean Mother's Cooking Notes

Try your hand at Korean cuisine with 126 authentic recipes, along with step-by-step instructions and full-color pictures.

This completely revised edition is organized into nine basic categories: rice and porridge, soup and stew, seasoned vegetable dishes, food cooked in sauces, broiled food, kimchi, pickled food, popular dishes and desserts. The book also contains two types of recipes: authentic recipes such as kimchi or vegetables mixed with rice (bibim bap) for the traditionalists, and quick and easy recipes such as rice with trumpet royal mushrooms (saesong-i beoseot bap) for those who are in a hurry yet still want a home-cooked meal. There are also detailed explanations of special holidays and occasions, like Korean Thanksgiving Day and birthdays, along with suggested menus. Finally, this revised edition also contains a simple and organized explanation of the commonly used ingredients.

With this handy guide, even novice cooks can prepare authentic Korean food, which has 5,000 years of tradition, and have it taste just like mom used to make.

Additional information:

  • Author: Sun-young Chang
  • Size: 8.9" x 7.9"
  • Pages: 212
  • Paperback
  • Publication: 1997