What are all those little bowls of side dishes served with a Korean meal? They are called banchan. There are endless variations of banchan, but here's a guide of popular ones served at most Korean meals:
Spicy Korean Carrots - A must-have recipe for grilling season. A mix of garlic, coriander, hot oil and other spices transform the carrots into something unbelievable! This popular Russian side salad is often served aside meat and rice pilaf for dinner | Let the Baking Begin!
The recipe I introduce here is the way my mom used to make at home for the holidays and big parties. I believe it’s the way many moms of the past generation used to make it — in the old days when mothers spent many hours if not days cooking for big families and guests. All the ingredients are sauteed separately and then mixed together at the end.
Delicious Korean eggplant side dish! 2 medium size Korean/Asian eggplants 1 scallion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1-1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons sesame oil ¼ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon gochugaru (Korean red chili pepper flakes) 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds pinch pepper Cut the eggplants lengthwise in quarters. Then cut crosswise into about 2-inch pieces. Boil the water in a pot with a steamer tier or basket over high heat, covered. Place the eggplant pieces in…
Napa Cabbage Kimchi from 'Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking'