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Korean Food & Cooking

Selected Books

For additional books, browse the catalog under the subject heading: Cooking, Korean

Chung, Taekyung and Debra Samuels
The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-to-Prepare Recipes
TX724.5.K65 C596 2008
Chung and Samuels are two cooking school teachers who have prepared a collection of Korean recipes that are fresh and healthy yet robust and intensely flavored.
Hepinstall, Hi Soo Shin
Growing Up in a Korean Kitchen: a Cookbook
TX724.5.K65 H47 2001
With descriptions of the traditional Korean kitchen, preparations for special feast days, and the rituals of everyday family meals, author Hi Soo Shin Hepinstall draws an engaging portrait of a seldom glimpsed way of life.
Kwak, Jenny
Dok Suni: Recipes from My Mother's Korean Kitchen
TX724.5.K65 K83 1998
Named after her restaurant in New York, Dok Suni (the name means "strong woman") covers appetizers, soups, rice dishes, fish, meat, and vegetarian specialties, including: Bibimbop (rice and vegetables), Mandoo (dumplings), Hey Mul Pa Jun (scallion and seafood hotcakes), the ever-popular Bulgolgi (marinated beef barbecue), and many more.
Lee, Cecilia Hae-Jin
Eating Korean: from Barbecue to Kimchi, Recipes from my Home
TX724.5.K65 L44 2005
Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee is a first generation Korean-American who has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and Korean Culture magazine.
Park, Allisa
Discovering Korean Cuisine: Recipes from the Best Korean Restaurants in Los Angeles
TX724.5.K65 D57 2007x
Featuring contributions from 12 of Los Angelesí most prominent Korean restaurants, this cookbook includes recipes ranging from mainstays such as kimchi, bulgogi (marinated beef), mu-saengchae (spicy Korean radish), and bossam (boiled pork) to specialty dishes such as jjim-dak (vegetable chicken stew), hobak-juk (squash porridge), and jjam-bong (spicy noodle soup with seafood).
Price, David Clive
The Food of Korea: Authentic Recipes from the Land of Morning Calm
TX724.5.K65 P75 2002x
Part of the Food of the World series, this cookbook is an introduction to the cuisine of Korea, with 60 recipes and location photography.
Vongerichten, Marja
The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for an American Kitchen
TX724.5.K65 V66 2011
This cookbook is a companion to the Public Television Series Kimchi Chronicles. You can check out some of the episodes on YouTube.

Web Sites

  • Chuseok
    This entry on Wikipedia will tell you all about the Korean autumn harvest (thanksgiving) festival called Chuseok (or Hangawi). "One of the major foods prepared and eaten during the Chuseok holiday is songpyeon, a crescent-shaped rice cake which is steamed upon pine needles. Other dishes commonly prepared are japchae, bulgogi and fruits."
  • Epicurious Search: Korean
    Korean recipes from Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines
  • Food Network Search: Korean
    86 results including bulgogi, bibimbap, kimchee.
  • Global Gourmet: Korea
    An introduction to Korean food with a few recipes.
  • Life in Korea: Food & Drink
    Although this website doesn't provide recipes for the many dishes that they list, they do provide a description of the ingredients and how they are prepared.
  • Maangchi
    This Korean food blog offers over 60 recipes, videos, and an online discussion area.
  • What's On Korea: Korean Cuisine
    This web site talks about each dish rather than offering a recipe for it.
  • Wikipedia: Kimchi
    Learn all about Kimchi, how it's made and the various types.