Jacqui Tan

This time our Korean Food Fan is Jacqui Tan from Tuscon, Arizona!

The first Korean food that she ever tasted was kimchi stew, when she was in Singapore. Now she makes kimchi and all kinds of other delicious Korean dishes at home. Check out the beautiful dishes that she made! Nice meeting you Jacqui!


Celebrating my birthday, I’m holding a big cookie
baked in a skillet and topped with a vanilla ice cream.
“Happy Birthday, Jacqualine!”

What is your name and where do you live?
Jacqualine but everyone calls me Jacqui. I’m a Singaporean and live in Arizona with my husband and 2 dogs. I’ve never cooked korean food before but after watching your videos over the past 1 month, I’ve started to make some simple recipes from your website and my husband loves them a lot!

Tell me about the first time you ever tasted Korean food. Where were you, and what did you eat?
It was in Singapore, and the 1st dish I tried was kimchi stew.

How often do you cook Korean food following my recipes?
About 6 times a month.

What are your favorite Korean dishes? Choose 3, please!
Kimchi, spicy soft tofu soup, and rice cakes and dumpling soup.

What’s your best Korean dish, the one that everybody compliments you on when you make it?
Tteok-manduguk (rice cakes and dumpling soup).

Galbi (LA style Korean barbecued beef ribs)




Spicy soft tofu stew (Soondubu jjiage) with more side dishes

dakjjimDakjjim (Braised chicken with vegetables)

myeolchibokkeumMyeolchi-bokkeum (Dried anchovy side dish)


Gamjajorim (Potato side dish)


Kongnamul-muchim (Soybean sprout side dish)

kimchi fried rice

Kimchi-bokkeumbap (Kimchi fried-rice)


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