Hi there! How was your weekend? Mine was SUPER busy! I was trying plenty of new recipes and improving some of my new discoveries. Have you tried kimchi yet? Kimchi is super healthy fermented vegetable dish from Korea. Kimchi tradition and a way of preparation has been placed on UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Also more and more people has been proving it’s health benefits. Traditional kimchi is super hot/spicy and if you never tried it or never tried fermented food I recommend you to start with a lighter and quicker version which I developed recently. In next posts I will also show you how to integrate kimchi with your dinner.
Ingredients (in our family it is enough for 2-3 people)
1 long cucumber (around 400g)
250 ml cold water
1 tbsp salt
1 cm (10g) of ginger (grated)
1/2 tsp dried hot pepper or half of fresh chilli pepper
1 clove garlic (crushed)
You will also need 1 jar or container 500 ml capacity and veg spiralizer (but you can also just cut your cucumber in slices or use vegetable peeler)
- Wash cucumber and spiralize it (with skin)
- Mix all other ingredients with water making sure the sugar and salt has been dissolved.
- Place cucumber in the jar and fill with prepared salty water. Leave it in warm place for 30 min to 1 hrs.
Enjoy it with cold meats.