Chung has written this book to share with the world his unique story, Korean heritage and culture, individual style of cooking and passion for food. For Chung Jae Lee, born in the busy city of Seoul many moons ago, food has always been a huge factor in his life. Koreans love to eat and the food must always be delicious. Chung Jae shares his favorite and most popular Korean recipes, introducing the home cook to Korean food with traditional Korean eats and his versions of Korean favorites. With simple steps and easy to find ingredients, learn how to cook some of Korea's most-loved food, with a modern twist, including bulgogi, bimibap, Korean barbeque, Jaeyuk gui, seafood pancake, kimchi and twist donuts. Chung Jae shows how easy cooking Korean food can be from party food and mains, to sweets, sauces and sides, this is food you will love eating. Chapters include Korean History and Culture; Table Etiquette; Celebrations; and Tea Culture. Learn which basic and classic ingredients to have in your pantry and use in the many classic sweet and savory recipes in this beautiful book.
About the Author
Chung moved to Australia from South Korea almost 20 years ago, to become a pilot, which he accomplished. But he decided to devote his time to becoming a successful chef and restaurateur rather than a pilot or a judo teacher. Chung is the owner of MAPO restaurant in South Australia which was awarded an Australian Good Food Guide Chef Hat in 2012. He has also been winner of Flavors of the World Lifestyle Food Award and Finalist in 2012 in Awards for Excellence Best Asian Restaurant in SA.