Korean staple ingredient recipes

maesilcheong (매실청)

Some ingredients used in other recipes are traditionally made at home instead of store bought. The quality of homemade is almost always better.

mandupi (Dumpling wrappers: 만두피)

Dumpling wrappers

Mandu-pi
만두피

doenjang

Fermented soybean paste

Doenjang
된장

Doenjangjjigae (Korean fermented soybean paste stew: 된장찌개)

Fermented soybean paste stew

Doenjang-jjigae
된장찌개

fish cake (Eomuk: 어묵 만들기)

Fish cakes

Eomuk
어묵

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장

ssamjang-bowl

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

ricecake_white

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

maesilcheong (매실청)

Maesil extract

Maesil-cheong
매실청

Homegrown mung bean sprouts (숙주나물: sukjunamul)

Mung bean sprouts

Sukju-namul
숙주나물

homemade rice flour

Short grain rice flour

Mepssalgaru
멥쌀가루

guk-ganjang

Soup soy sauce

Guk-ganjang
국간장

kongnamul_homegrown

Soybean sprouts

Kongnamul
콩나물

Toasted Sesame Seeds (Bokkeun-kkae: 볶은깨)

Toasted sesame seeds

Bokkeun-kkae
볶은깨

Korean yellow pickled radish (danmuji: 단무지)

Yellow pickled radish

Danmuji
단무지