Sunday, November 14, 2010

Korean Cooking Demo

Hero Supermarket (one of Indonesia's biggest supermarket chain), together with Mu gung Hwa (Korean Supermarket & Distributor in Indonesia) held a free Korean Cooking Demonstration at Taman Anggrek Mall yesterday afternoon.

This event is related to the Korean Festival - selling Korean food products with a 10% discount, from 8 November - 5 December 2010.

Testing Food in the Hero Supermarket.

Tteokbokki (Korean rice cake)

Hot & Spicy Tteokbokki

I joined the Korean cooking demo. While waiting for the cooking demo to start, I got a can of Korean green tea :)

The cooking demo was conducted by Ms. Lee Young Hee - a very friendly, funny and energetic lady. She speaks fluently Indonesian language.

Ms. Lee demonstrated 4 Korean dishes:

1. Kim Chi ingredients
1 chinese cabbage
finely chopped garlic chives
finely chopped scallions
3 cloves - grated ginger
1 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic
1 Tbsp. Seujeot (fermented small shrimps)
3 Tbsp. Myulchijeot (fermented anchovies)
Gochugaru (chili powder) to taste
3 Tbsp. Chili paste
Sugar to taste
Salt to taste
Sesame seed
2 glass of water

Kim Chi

2. Jap Che ingredients:
150 gr sliced Beef
150 gr Dangmyun
2 soaked and sliced Shitake mushroom
1/2 Onions
2 cloves finely chopped garlic
sliced red, yellow and green paprika
1/4 sliced carrot
70 gr Horenso (spinach)
150 gr sugar
Jingangjang (dark soy sauce)
sesame seeds
sesame oil
cooking oil

How to prepare the ingredients before cooking:

Dangmyun (Cellophane/ Glass noodles) made from sweet potato starch.
It need to be soaked for 30 minutes before using.

Marinated the beef with sugar, Jingajang, garlic, sesame seeds and sesame oil .

The cooking:
1. On a heated pan, put a few drops of cooking oil.
2. Add garlic and onions - sautee
3. Add all the vegetables and beef - stir
4. Add the soaked Dangmyun - mix
5. Add Jinganjang, sugar, sesame oil and final add the sesame seeds

Jap Che
3. Bulgogi
(No recipe provided)

4. Bibim Bap ingredients.
(No recipe provided)

- All the pictures in this post were taken using my cellphone because my digicam is broken. Sorry that some of the pictures are blur.
- This is not a promotion post, just for sharing :)


  1. selba! when u gonna cook for meeeee? hehe

  2. That must have been fun. I love to watch other people from other cultures cooking! Lucky you!

  3. What a pity I am not currently in Indo, I'd be very interested to see the demo...!! I love Korean food!

  4. cumi & ciki: When you visit me in Jakarta, ok ;)

    noobcook: yes, and also interesting! :)

    faith: *hi 5* me too!

  5. cooking gallery Ah...if not, we could go together to the demo :D

  6. we have korean restaurants here in penang... but i dare not enter cos i dont think they have something to cater to my dietary requirements. :S

  7. kyh: Yeah... Korean dishes are probably not for vegetarian, except for the Kimchi ;)

  8. So awesome! I wish they would do that here!

  9. mica: Are there many Korean restaurants in your area?


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