Editor Ann Taylor Pittman came back from Korea with many deliciously-authentic recipes that pay homage to the East Asian country. From Kimchi-Pork soup to Shrimp Dumplings in a sweet and spicy dipping sauce, these dishes will bring Korea to your kitchen tonight.
This soup is pure, easy comfort. At many restaurants, it comes to the table boiling hot—literally bubbling in a stone pot for a few minutes. The broth is tangy and slightly spicy, flavored by the kimchi. Good, strong, very fermented kimchi makes for the best soup; if your kimchi seems mild, let it sit out of the fridge for a day to gain a little more fermenty funk.