Category: Miscellaneous

Ssam-Jang

Recipe: Ssamjang (쌈장) Summary: Ssamjang is a thick, spicy dipping sauce served with vegetables (cucumber, lettuce, pepper). The name derives from the words jang (meaning “paste” or “thick sauce”) and ssam (meaning “food wrapped in a leaf”), hence “sauce for food wrapped in a leaf.” Ingredients Korean Bean Paste 3T Korean Red Chili Paste 1/2 T Minced garlic 1t Sesame… Read more →

Most Commonly Used Korean Sauces

Most commonly used korean sauces are soy sauce, sesame oil, bean paste and red pepper paste. bean paste Bean paste is a concentrated, savory paste made from soybeans–often mixed with a grain such as rice, barley, or wheat–that is fermented with a yeast mold and then combined with salt and water. The mixture is aged from one month to three… Read more →