Kohlrabi Kimchi

Kohlrabi literally means cabbage turnip in German. It’s a member of the cole family along with broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale and others. There are several varieties of kohlrabi, manifesting as …

jar of cauliflower kimchi

Cauliflower Kimchi

Cauliflower takes well to kimchi! Bite size and firm, yet it is pleasantly softened by the fermentation process. I leave it to pre-soak longer than other vegetables (8 hours or …

Bok Choy Kimchi

Bok choy is a green in the cabbage family, and is common in Asian cuisine. It has a delicate flavor and slightly softer texture than other types of cabbage. I …

White Kimchi (non-spicy)

White kimchi refers to any kimchi style made with white cabbage which does not contain red pepper powder (gochugaru). Some believe it pre-dates spicy kimchi in Korea by several hundred …

Make-Ahead Kimchi Paste

If you’re like me, you LOVE kimchi, but sometimes don’t love having to make it. Preparing the paste (and in particular peeling garlic!) is the most time-consuming (and annoying!) part of …

Kimchi (Napa Cabbage) 김치

Kimchi originates from Korea, and roughly means “salted vegetable.” There are hundreds of ways to make it, offering an unlimited canvas on which to paint different flavors. Use any crunchy …

Pumpkin Kimchi

Pumpkins and other squashes abound in autumn. It’s easy to make a spicy kimchi (“hobak” 호박김치) with raw flesh of these gourds. Recently when I was dispatching my annual pumpkin to roast …

Homemade Fish Sauce

I admit that I had been reluctant to get into the world of fermented meats. After all, it just seemed more hazardous. There is an increased risk of fermenting meat …