We are so on board with the Korean cooking trend, with its fiery flavours and punchy, sticky sauces. Look for Korean ingredients at mmoriental.co.uk, amazon.co.uk and Asian supermarkets
Check out our easy kimchi soup recipe with beef shin, gochugaru (Korean chilli flakes) and gochujang – a fermented Korean chilli paste. This easy one-pot may take some time, but it makes the perfect winter warming dish.
This recipe for slow-braised Korean short ribs uses gochujang – a Korean paste made from hot red peppers and fermented soy beans which gives a savoury, spicy umami depth. Plus instructions on how to make them in a slow cooker.
This is an idea for a dinner-party starter. Give courgette fritters a Korean-style makeover with a delicious dipping sauce. Makes enough for 4.
This Korean dish of slow-cooked pork gets a smart makeover at Bibigo restaurant. To make very neat pork slices, press it after cooking.
A great way to serve a crowd – get all the accompaniments ready and let everyone dig in and make their own Korean lettuce wraps. Cook the pork a day ahead if you like, then glaze and reheat to serve – just make sure it’s piping hot all the way through.
Try our easy recipe for a Korean bbq at home. Lamb chops marinated in a sweet-sour sauce, then grilled and served with spicy cucumber salad and chilli sauce.
The marinades used in Korean barbecuing are definitely worth trying. Our BBQ steak has a refreshing pickled cucumber side dish perfect for BBQ spreads.
Try our quick Korean burgers for a trendy Asian twist. Kimchi paste is now much easier to get hold of and is a great way to spice up a burger.
Kimchi is one of those foods that goes really well
with other cuisines. Burgers, hotdogs and cheese sandwiches can all be perked up with a spoonful – this trend is well on the way to becoming mainstream. If you don’t want to make your own kimchi, there are loads of ready-made varieties available.
A new way with squid. Fried in crunchy breadcrumbs and served with lots of Korean spices, as well as kimchi, the traditional fermented vegetable side dish. Makes the best show-off dinner-party starter
This Korean fried chicken (or Jin Chick) is the signature dish at Jinjuu in soho. Served with a fiery gochujang red sauce or black soy sauce and a side of pickled white radish, they’re irresistible. Buy gochujang from souschef.co.uk
Philly cheese steak + Korean bulgogi is a marriage made in heaven sometimes known as a koagie. This is indulgent sandwich is super easy to make