Kimchi Sourdough Pancakes

I made this savory pancake as an improvisation for a potluck. I find that potlucks really bring out the creativity and test my cooking chops! They’re thicker than a crêpe. …

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 …

Fermenting Eggs: a Discussion

Spring has sprung! What better way to celebrate the beginning of the season of rebirth and fertility than by paying homage to the humble egg? In his latest book, The …

Spicy Radish Kimchi (kkakdugi)

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

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 blank palette 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 …