My cookbooks

Maangchi's Big Book of Korean Cooking
Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2019, it’s a comprehensive deep dive into Korean food. It has 150 recipes and many many step-by-step and finished photos of every recipe. It’s bigger than my first book, with more recipes, more photos, and more information about Korean cooking and ingredients.


Maangchi's Real Korean Cooking
Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking

Hardcover and in full color, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2015, available internationally and in bookstores.

I wrote it to be used and learned from over years and years. Beginners can pick it up and make something right away, and hardcore cooks will find plenty of recipes they’ve never tried.


The Cooking Korean Food With Maangchi series (Book 1, Book 2, and Book 3) were self-published by me from 2008 to 2012. They featured recipes from my website. They’re now out of print but you can download free pdf versions from my website or buy the Kindle bundle of all 3 books on Amazon.

Korean Cooking, Kindle EditionCooking Korean Food With Maangchi
Books 1, 2, & 3 (Kindle Edition)

  • Omnibus of all 2nd editions (Oct 2012)
  • 102 recipes