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tofu with stir fried kimchi & pork

I love Korean food so much. I crave it all the time & can eat it everyday… it’s just so good! One of my favorite dishes is tofu with stir fried kimchi & pork aka dubu kimchi. I always want to order it when I see it on menus. I’ve usually made a less fancy version by just cooking kimchi, onions & spam but decided to try a legit recipe this time. Don’t get me wrong- I love a bowl of kimchi & spam but this was pretty amazing. I felt like I was at a restaurant. It’s spicy and delicious and perfect with a bowl of rice. I made a whole pan for myself and ate it again for dinner the next day 🙂 Recipe for Tofu with stir-fried kimchi & pork courtesy of: http://www.koreanbapsang.com/2010/10/dubu-kimchi-tofu-with-stir-fried-kimchi.html#.UUXOFhxnrrw Ingredients: 2 cups fully fermented kimchi 1/2 pound (230 grams) sliced pork or pork belly 1/2 onion 2 scallions 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 …

my favorite Korean soup: kimchi stew

Kimchi jji gae aka kimchi stew is one of my favorite Korean soups/dishes.. I eat it at restaurants, order it to-go, ask my mom to make it when I go home.. Whenever I’m home, I usually have more than two bowls because Mom’s cooking is always the best. Sadly, sometimes I have to settle with my own version. It’s easy to make though and you can add more ingredients to your liking; ie: more garlic or hot red pepper paste if you like spiciness. One ingredient I recently tried adding was sugar. I was making kimchi stew and my friend Sam said to add sugar. At first, I was like eh??? But I decided to listen to him since he cooks well and it was a nice touch. You don’t have to follow the exact measurements below because honestly, I didn’t measure anything myself- I just threw however much I wanted into the pot and you can always add more of something after you taste. You can also add different meats like pork belly or …