My blog about my life, Korean food, events, meetups, contests, interesting stories and updates from my lovely readers!

From 2020

From 2018

  1. May 2018 Seoul Meetup

  2. Jan and friends

    Making kimchi in Prague

From 2017

From 2016

  1. local grocery

    Food in Paris

  2. How to cut up a whole chicken

From 2015

  1. Lots of bean sprouts grown by my readers!

  2. fresh kimchi

    The Vance family gimjang

  3. Korean BBQ pork belly

    How to eat Korean BBQ

  4. Maangchi book signing

    My book signing in Union Square farmer’s market, NYC

  5. Maangchi cooking at the Decatur Book Festival

    My cooking demo at the Decatur 2015 book festival

  6. Lucky Chow

    Maangchi on Lucky Chow PBS!

  7. maangchi

    Judging the 2015 Global Taste of Korea contest

  8. My recommendations for buying Korean ingredients online

  9. Korean recipe index for Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking

  10. New York Times shoot

    Making bulgogi with The New York Times

  11. You’re invited to my cookbook launch party!

  12. Upcoming cookbook recipe videos

  13. Korean "bapsang" table setting

    A typical Korean homestyle table setting

  14. Brian and Josh

    Homestyle Korean BBQ wedding reception

  15. My Korean New Year’s Day

  16. 30 Korean side dishes on the table!

  17. Tiffany made Korean fried chicken for 200 people!

  18. My salt story

  19. Laifood

    Laifa’s business with her Korean cooking

From 2014

From 2013

  1. Report from the LA meetup & potluck

  2. 200,000 YouTube subscribers

  3. November 2013 Los Angeles meetup & potluck!

  4. Where to go for Korean food & kitchenware in Koreatown, L.A.

  5. Book Announcement!

  6. Making kimchi on Sunday!

  7. Judging the Korean food challenge at the Culinary Institute of America

  8. Kimchi made with homegrown perilla leaves!

  9. Chris’ Korean-language Dakbokkeumtang video!

  10. Korean country style mugwort rice cake

  11. Shannon, her mom, and me

  12. My shopping in Mexico

  13. Making kimchi before leaving for Mexico!

  14. Stephanie and her children’s homemade manju!

  15. Dolsot bibimbap for dinner

  16. Sloppy meatball sandwich

  17. Meju blocks

From 2012

From 2011

  1. Gapshida Indonesia

  2. CJ contest winners

  3. Gapshida Singapore

  4. Cooking, sharing, and sightseeing in Rotorua

  5. Gapshida Rotorua

  6. Going to Rotorua

  7. Maangchi

    Win a Korean cooking startup kit from CJ

  8. Gapshida party in Wellington

  9. Gapshida Wellington, New Zealand

  10. Gapshida Sydney

  11. Korean food party in Rotorua, New Zealand

  12. Gapshida Copenhagen

  13. Gapshida Rotterdam in Susanne’s house

  14. Gapshida Rotterdam at Reinier’s house

  15. Gapshida Amsterdam

  16. Gapshida Canterbury

  17. Gapshida! Packing, preparing, & flying to the UK

  18. Maangchi at JFK airport

    Leaving for my Gapshida journey

  19. Lunch with the First Lady of Korea

  20. Songpyeon rice cake

  21. heirloom tomato

    Heirloom tomato & Hooligan cheese platter

  22. Gapshida!

    Gapshida itinerary announced!

  23. What should I name my new cooking show?

  24. Picnic with my readers

  25. Reinier’s tuna pancake video

  26. My YouTube Creator Camp experience

  27. YouTube NextUp meetup

  28. making sweet red beans

    Going to YouTube Nextup Creator Camp

  29. Let’s send Jamie Frater to Korea!

  30. Bev and Chuck

  31. My Korean cooking class on April 16, 2011

  32. Some recent website improvements

  33. Wild green onion pancake

  34. Food, food in Mexico!

  35. People in Mexico

  36. Mexico, you are so colorful!

  37. My shopping in Mexico

  38. Leaving for Mexico

  39. New Flickr accounts and my photos page

  40. Babette’s Korean feast

From 2010

  1. The food in Honduras

  2. Photos from Honduras

  3. My readers’ ojingeojeot (fermented squid)

  4. My short trip to Toronto

  5. Leaving for Honduras

  6. Aasif Mandvi,

    Today’s Special

  7. My readers’ 1 month project: making ojingeojeot

  8. Field trip for Korean-Uzbek cuisine on Nov 6, 2010

  9. kuksu

    Korean-Uzbek Cuisine

  10. Korean food photo contest winners

  11. Photo contest winners

  12. Photo contest winners

  13. Hurry up! Vote for the People’s Choice award!

  14. The 28th Korean Harvest & Folklore Festival (presented by the Korean Produce Association of New York)

  15. Maangchi’s meetup in California, Sep.21 2010

  16. Voting for the food photo contest now opens

  17. Photo contest judges’ selection finalists

  18. Asian Feastival, Sep.6, 2010

  19. Asian Feastival

  20. Grand prize

    Korean food photo contest

  21. Meetup in Los Angeles

  22. Photo contest

  23. Mexican wife living with Korean husband and 5 children

  24. Al ate samgak bap instead of samgak kimbap : )

  25. My trip to Minnesota for “Passport to Korea”

  26. Going to “Passport to Korea” in Minnesota

  27. New York kimchi contest report – June 26, 2010

  28. Getting my permit at Prospect Park

  29. ft. hamilton subway

    New York Kimchi Contest

  30. hot pepper paste

    Improved Korean Grocery Shopping Directory

  31. Maangchi on FaceBook

  32. The Asian American Association of Time Warner discussion panel

  33. My April 22, 2010 Korean cooking class in New York

  34. My interview with Voice of America radio

  35. Ramps (wild garlic)

  36. Unexpected short meetup in Baltimore

  37. Korean food video contestants

  38. Uh oh! Hoddeok! : )

  39. Saveur's blog awards nominated in Saveur’s 1st Annual Food Blog Awards

  40. The Korean government’s YouTube video recipe contest

  41. Scenes from Costa Rica

  42. Kalguksu meetup!

  43. Costa Rican Food I ate

  44. Costa Rica trip: Introduction

  45. Leaving for Costa Rica

  46. Leaving for Boston

  47. My class at Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center on Jan.30, 2010

  48. Maangchi in Korean media

  49. Update: Jia xin still loves her mom’s jjajangmyeon!

  50. What’s happening to Maangchi these days?

  51. Andrew Fraser’s maejakgwa

  52. Flickr panic

From 2009

  1. Alex is spreading Korean food to the world!

  2. Guatemala: Oh, people! people!

  3. Guatemalan local markets and scenery

  4. Guatemalan food

  5. Guatemalan trip : Introduction

  6. Going on vacation!

  7. Report from Maangchi’s New Jersey shopping meetup

  8. Jeff makes hobakjeon

  9. Yay! I’m a winner of the competition!

  10. Maangchi meetup – Korean grocery shopping in New Jersey

  11. Dinner with Philip Gowman

  12. Hwajeon desktop wallpapers

  13. New section on my website devoted to fans

  14. Buying perilla leaves

  15. BBQ picnic in Catskills

  16. Report from the New York meetup

  17. June 20th 2009 NYC meetup

  18. A reader who lost 42 kilograms on a Korean diet!

  19. Introducing Maangchi’s cooking class

  20. Reinier’s Korean cooking

  21. Planning my Korean cooking class

  22. Photos from my LA Meetup

  23. LA Meetup

  24. Clyde’s jjamppong

From 2008

  1. 2008 Toronto Meetup

  2. Toronto Meetup

  3. My second cookbook is published

  4. Chinatown shopping list

  5. Sushi

  6. Maangchi is in Joongang Daily

  7. My jjajangmyun recipe is updated!

  8. Tokyo Mart

  9. Lunch with Mila

  10. Lower East Side Pickle Festival in New York

  11. Rainsh01 making bibimbap

  12. Hagi sake bar

  13. New Korean cooking forum!

  14. hot and spicy baby octopus dish

  15. My favorite pizza place

  16. Some changes to my site

  17. twitter

  18. Maangchi Meetup

  19. Maangchi’s New York Readers’ Meeting

  20. Korean perilla in soy sauce (Kkaennip-jangajji)

  21. Korea4me’s Korean cooking

  22. Maangchi moves to Manhattan

  23. Korean street food

  24. James’ stir-fried squid

  25. Ask Aida

  26. Silkfan making bimbimbap

  27. Clyde makes doenjang jjigae

  28. My Korean home cooking DVD

  29. Letter from C

  30. My Korean home cooking cookbook

  31. James’ soondubu jjigae

  32. Squid from Korea

  33. Agasuka’s bibimbap

  34. Trip to NYC