From Indian and Mexican to Vietnamese and Thai, American interest in ethnic eating is on the rise. In a book filled with warm anecdotes and over 100 enticing recipes, Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee lets readers discover for themselves the subtle flavor and beauty of Korean cooking. Interspersed within the recipes is an intriguing look at Korea’s customs and lore, as well as Lee’s personal anecdotes. Experienced chefs and cookbook lovers alike will find the pleasures of the Korean kitchen unique, Lee’s reminiscences captivating, and will savor Eating Korean.
Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee (Los Angeles, CA) is a first generation Korean-American who has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and Korean Culture magazine. Her recipes have been included in the Top 10 Recipes of the Year (for 1999 and 2000) by the Los Angeles Times.