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Doenjang’s Shelf Life: Does It Go Bad or Expire? How To Tell…

So you have an open container of doenjang that has been in your fridge longer than you can remember and you’re wondering if you can safely use it to make doenjang-jjigae. Maybe your grandma gifted you a jar and told you it came from her grandma, and you’re thinking, “This can’t possibly still be good […]

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Is Korean Food Spicy? The Burning Answer is Here!

What’s the most popular Korean dish worldwide? No doubt. It’s kimchi. (*) Because of this, people from all over the globe see Korean cuisine through kimchi, a spicy, salty, and sour fermented side dish. As a result, most people shy away from Korean dishes thinking they would be spicy, but is Korean food spicy? Short

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What Does Chapagetti Taste Like? (Read This First!)

Did you know that you can already prepare and enjoy the taste (sort of) of Jajangmyeon using only four ingredients and in just less than 10 minutes? Chapagetti is the answer to your cravings! What does chapagetti taste like? If you wish to know more things about chapagetti, keep on reading! In this article, we’ll

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Jajangmyeon Taste: Exploring Its Flavor Profile

Welcome to a journey that combines cultural celebrations and delicious traditions. In Korea, while couples celebrate February 14, April 14 is a special day for all the single folks – it’s called Black Day. And on this day, they have a unique way of celebrating: by enjoying a plate of Jajangmyeon. If you haven’t tried

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Looking For Kimchi Substitute? Here Are 6 Ideas You’ll Love

Did you know that kimchi is one of the healthiest foods in the world? (*) Since it’s fermented, kimchi is packed with probiotics known for improving digestion. It’s also low in sugar and calories and high in fiber, making it extra filling and can help you lose weight. With all these fantastic benefits, kimchi is

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What Does Gochujang Taste Like? (AND HOW TO USE!)

Did you know that gochujang (that bright red Korean paste commonly served with samgyupsal) is a labor of love? Yes, it is! It takes 1 to 2 years of the fermentation process to produce this famous Korean paste. (*) If you haven’t tried it, you might be wondering how special gochujang is and what does

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What Does Tteokbokki Taste Like? (Eat Chewing Truth!)

Tteokbokki, Korea’s most popular street food, is a must-try for K-pop fanatics and food enthusiasts. If you’ve ever wondered about the taste of those orangey tube-like snacks, we’re here to satisfy your curiosity. What does Tteokbokki taste like? Tteokbokki is chewy, fluffy, savory, sweet, and spicy. It’s not for people who aren’t fans of spicy

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Does Gochujang Go Bad? How to Tell in 2023 plus Storage Tips

Did you know that Koran dishes are as healthy as they are delicious? That’s because most of their dishes are fermented. (*) Fermentation is an ancient way of preserving food and was widely popular back when there was no refrigerator. This means that fermented food can last for a long time. Does this mean that

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Top 12 Gochugaru Substitutes to Spice Up Your Dishes!

Are you a big fan of spicy Korean dishes? If yes, gochugaru is one ingredient you always need to have in your pantry! Yep, we’re talking about that red spice that brings the trademark spicy Korean flavors to life! But what if you forgot to replenish your Gochugaru stock at home? Here’s the worst part:

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What Is A Good Substitute For Gochujang? (Include Not Spicy)

More and more people are riding the Hallyu wave, and we’re here for it! The beautiful country of Korea and its addicting dramas encouraged everyone worldwide to delve into their cuisine. And it’s definitely worth trying, with delicious meals like Korean soft tofu stew, bibimbap, tteokbokki, and many more! If you’re planning to make any

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