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 …

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 …

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 …

Spicy Radish Kimchi (kkakdugi)

In my never-ending quest to become more familiar with kimchi, I tried a simple recipe. This classic kimchi is made with spicy paste and just cubed daikon radish for the …

Kimchi Guacamole (Gua-Kim-ole!)

Here’s another great way to enjoy kimchi. Avocados and kimchi play VERY well together. The unctuous, creaminess of the avocado are a perfect counterpoint to the spiciness of kimchi. So …

Brussels Sprouts Kimchi

I did an experiment to see if Brussels Sprouts (a close cousin to Napa and green cabbage) would make a good kimchi. Not surprising, it does! At first I quartered …

“Kitchen Sink” Kimchi

Kimchi is a blankĀ paletteĀ on which you can paint an infinite variety of flavors. For this batch, I used the vegetables I had in my house at the time and put …

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 …