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5 Authentic North Korean Cookbooks & Recipe Books

Korean cuisine is well-known all over the world. If you’ve ever had the chance to try Korean food before, you’ve been tasted something like kimchi, Korean BBQ or Bibimpap, or fried rice. But what about North Korean food, and how is it different from the South? In fact, Korean food – including North Korean and South Korean cuisine – still has similarities with many popular staples and main dishes. Instead of a trip to this country to get some North Korean dishes, you can prepare authentic North Korean meals at home through these 5 North Korean cookbooks.

North Korean Recipes: A Complete Cookbook of Down-Home Dish Ideas!

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“Fantastic collection of packaging from North Korean, well-made book.” – Angela

If you want to learn how to integrate North Korean tastes into your recipes at home, you’ve come to the right place. This is the book for you.

This cookbook covers all kinds of North Korean recipes. Some recipes are shared by Korea, and some others are only found in the North. These exciting Asian recipes will make you fascinated by the ingredients, texture, and flavors.

About the author: The author of this cookbook is Anthony Boundy. Besides, the author also devotes a lot of effort into creating excellent books about recipes from other countries in the world that you can read. Here are some popular books:

  • German Style Recipes: An Illustrated Cookbook of European Dish Ideas!
  • Scrumptious Skillet Recipes: Your Go-to Cookbook of Quick & Easy Dish Ideas!
  • Southern-Style Recipes: A Complete Cookbook of Down-Home Dish Ideas!
  • The Polish Style Recipes: An Illustrated Cookbook of European Dish Ideas!
  • Mouthwatering Miso Recipes: A Complete Cookbook of Asian Miso Dish Ideas!
  • Pressure Pot Recipes: Your GO-TO Cookbook of Super-Fast Dish Ideas!
  • Authentic Dominican Recipes: Your Cookbook for Dominican Breakfasts, Dinners & Desserts

Korean Cookbook: Enjoy the Flavors of Korea With These Easy Recipes

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“A great book, straightforward recipes easy to follow. Highly recommended to own it.”-Amazon Customer

Whether it’s the streets or exceptional dining venues, the flavors and sights of Korean food always attract people like a magnet. Because of the amalgamation of neighboring cultures, one can find similar ingredients and flavors from other Asian countries. However, there are unique characteristics of Korean cooking that will make you come back even more. The complexity of the taste and texture in each dish reflects the exotic culture of the land.

With the help of this Korean cookbook, you will find easy recipes the taste of Korean cuisine is available in each chapter to help you complete a full meal. If you are in the process of watching your diet, this book will make you very happy as most Korean dishes are low in fat, high in fiber, and many of which have medicinal properties.

About the author: Anthony Boundy is the author of this book and also the author of many other books about recipes of countries around the world, including the book titled “North Korean Recipes: A Complete Cookbook of Down-Home Dish Ideas” we mentioned just above.

Korean Home Cooking: Classic and Modern Recipes

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“I like a cookbook that has not only straightforward recipes but also one that takes time to teach you technique and a little bit about the culture and history behind the dishes.”- Jacob Lange

In “Korean Home Cooking,” the authentic Korean flavors will be found in Sohui Kim’s recipes. Sohui is appreciated for its ease and agility in making food taste delicious.

With 100 recipes, the “Korean home cooking” cookbook gives a comprehensive view of Korean cuisine. It includes recipes for kimchee, seaweed soup, spicy chicken stew, crisp mung bean pancakes, japchae noodles, and more traditional dishes of yuk hwe (beef tartare) and soondae (blood sausage).

About the author: Sohui Kim is currently a chef and co-owner of Insa and The Good Fork in Brooklyn, New York.

Rachel Wharton, currently living in New York, is a James Beard Award-winning food writer. Wharton is known as the author of F*ck, That’s Delicious with Action Bronson and Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook and co-author of Korean Home Cooking.

My Rice Bowl: Korean Cooking Outside the Lines

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“I highly recommend this book. This cookbook is designed and written beautifully. It is easy to understand and cook from but will satisfy even the most adventurous home cooks.”- Chris Horton

“My Rice Bowl” is a cookbook containing 75 recipes based on Korean cuisine that combines profoundly comforting Korean fusion cuisine of the author, inspired by cultures from around the world.

In this cookbook, you will find the restaurant’s kimchi recipe, chipotle-spiked pad thai, tahini-garlic grilled pork belly, fried cauliflower with miso bagna cauda, or Korean-taco pickles.

In many ways, the book, like the Yang restaurant, underpins Korea’s childhood and culinary memories. But above all, you can taste a mosaic flavor from around the world, plus a dash of the author’s culinary alma maters.

About the author: Rachel Yang and her husband (Seif Chirchi) currently own and operate Joule, Revel, and Trove restaurants in Seattle, and Revelry in Portland. They all hold four James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef. Pike and Rye are their two young sons, often found in family restaurants.

Jess Thomson is known as an award-winning freelance food and travel writer, and author of seven cookbooks. Restaurants in the Seattle-area restaurateurs write many of her books. “A Year Right Here: Adventures with Food and Family in the Great Nearby” is her recent memoir. She has several works that have appeared in the New York Times:

  • Food & Wine
  • Cooking lamp
  • Seattle, Sunset, and Edible Seattle magazines

Currently, she lives in Seattle with her husband and eight-year-old son.

Korean Cooking: A Cookbook of Authentic Recipes of Korea

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“An instrumental group of recipes that most will find easy to follow. They are varied in nature and tasty.”- Penny D

Korean cuisine is both healthy and delicious, so it has become quite popular in the world. In this book, you will find recipes for Korean food based mainly on rice, vegetables and meat, and traditional Korean food. In particular, many regional cuisines that have become nationals will also be included in Samantha Schwartz’s book. Also, you will have the opportunity to experience Korean royal cuisine.

About the author: Samantha Schwartz is the author of this book, and she has lived with EPP all her life. When is a high school student, she graduated a year early and hoped to go to college soon. Samantha Schwartz went through a lot and wrote that her passion and escape. She always wished to have a long, successful career ahead.

We hope you like this post and finally find out your favorite North Korean cookbooks. Meanwhile, we welcome you to explore our site and discover more cookbook recommendations from the same cuisine below.

Doris Frasier

Hi. I'm Doris! I am a foodie that has traveled to 78 countries and loves trying cuisines from different countries. I try anything related to food and share my opinions on this blog. Send me a message with any requests!
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