The Korean Table

The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes
The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes

The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes

Are you a fan of Thai or Japanese foods, and interested in trying something new? If so, The Korean Table is the cookbook for you! Here is a collection of recipes that are not only new, but also fresh and healthy yet robust and intensely flavored.

Poised to become America’s next favorite Asian cuisine, Korean food is rapidly gaining in popularity throughout the country. Dishes such as bulgogi (Korean barbecue), kimchi (pickled spicy cabbage) and bibimbap (mixed rice) are only a few of the savory, authentic meals that are taking the food world by storm.

The Korean Table is a wonderful new cookbook that shows American cooks how to create the tempting flavors of Korean cuisine at home. Chung and Samuels, a Korean and an American, team up to guide home cooks through the process of making Korean meals without fuss, multiple trips to specialty markets or expensive on-line shopping.

The Korean Table: From Barbecue to Bibimbap 100 Easy-To-Prepare Recipes

Along with showing you how to create complete Korean meals from start to finish from Scallion Pancakes to Korean Dumplings (mandu) and Simmered Beef Short Ribs – The Korean Table also includes information about how you can add the flavors of Korea to your meal in numerous quick and easy ways every day, using condiments, side dishes, salad dressings, sauces and more.

Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Hardcover with Jacket edition (October 15, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0804839905
ISBN-13: 978-0804839907
Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 9.3 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Debra Samuels
Debra Samuels

About the author

Debra Samuels has lived in Japan with her family for more than ten years. She began her married life in Japan, raised school age children there, took cooking classes, worked in a Japanese company, taught cooking and has written many articles on Japanese food and culture for American and Japanese magazines and newspapers. She is a regular contributor to the Food section of The Boston Globe, and has been teaching cooking in Lexington, Massachusetts for twenty-five years.

The American Embassy has sponsored Debra’s cooking demonstrations throughout Japan, and back home in the United States she has designed and led cooking programs for civic groups, universities, and for the Japanese Embassy in Washington, DC on obento, the popular Japanese lunch box. In addition she has also presented workshops on Korean cuisine for numerous organizations including the Korean Consulate in New York City and Columbia University.

When she worked at the Boston Children’s Museum in their Japan Program, Debra developed innovative food programs for children and cooking workshops for teachers. She is the co-author with Taekyung Chung of The Korean Table, Tuttle Publishing (2008). Her second book My Japanese Table: A Lifetime of Cooking with Friends and Family was published in Fall 2011.

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