Snap Pea Kimchi

Sugar snap peas make a great, easy style of kimchi. Their sweetness nicely balances the many strong flavors of the kimchi paste– spicy, savory, salty, and pungent.   Snap Pea …

jar of cauliflower kimchi

Cauliflower Kimchi

Cauliflower takes well to kimchi! Bite size, firm yet softened by the fermentation process. I leave it to soak longer than other vegetables (8 hours or overnight would be fine, …

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 …

Beet Radish Kimchi

In general, I have a passionate ambivalence to beets. I know it’s a superfood; I’m trying to work on it. Inevitably whenever I put one in my mouth, I still …

Pumpkin Kimchi (with Video link)

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 …

Ponytail Radish Kimchi

Young radish (yeolmu 열무김치) aka “ponytail” ‪‎kimchi‬ is a summer delicacy. Use the whole veg, stems and all! Traditionally it is made with fresh green and red chiles. I substituted red …

Mustard Leaf Kimchi

After perusing the Korean market’s fresh vegetable aisle, I found some mustard greens, which resemble green kale. A common type of kimchi, mustard leaf (gat) kimchi (갓김치) is made from …

White Kimchi (Quarters)

White kimchi refers to any style that does not contain red pepper powder. It pre-dates spicy kimchi in Korea by several hundred years. There are hundreds of ways to make …