The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for an American Kitchen

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Aug 2, 2011 - Cooking - 272 pages
Long a favorite of in-the-know foodies, Korean cuisine is a hot food trend, with dishes like bibimbap and kimchi popping up on menus nationwide. In a PBS series, Marja Vongerichten and three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten gave viewers an insider's look at Korea as they travel the country and experience its authentic flavors and cultural traditions. As the show's companion cookbook, The Kimchi Chronicles includes a recipe for every dish featured, explaining how they can be easily duplicated in an American kitchen. Chef Vongerichten also offers original dishes with a lighter, modern flair, showing how the flavors of the Korean table can be readily integrated into any meal.

For lovers of Korean food, those eager to experiment in search of an accessible introduction to this intriguing cuisine, and readers who just want a little taste of culinary and cultural exploration outside the Western Hemisphere, The Kimchi Chronicles is sure to provide plenty of inspiration, information, and entertainment.

 

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User Review  - eyes.2c - LibraryThing

'Kimchi is very personal and it's all about your particular preferences' A great comment by Vongerichten that goes to the heart of things. Whilst many readers of Korean heritage noted that Kimchi ... Read full review

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User Review  - rayneofdarkness - LibraryThing

I love Marja's book - once I caught her episode on PBS I was hooked. This book is great, the recipes are amazing and simple and have a fresh take on traditional recipes. The ingreidents are VERY ... Read full review

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Marja Vongerichten is a Korean-born former actress and model. At home with her husband, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, she cooks authentic, Korean dishes. She and Jean-Georges live in New York City with their daughter Chloe.

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