Judy Joo's Bio

Judy Joo is a Korean-American executive chef and food writer now living and working in London as Executive Chef of her restaurant Jinjuu. Her love of Korean food began as a child at home in the U.S., where she watched her mother cook authentic Korean dishes. Judy Joo guides us through classic street food, bustling food markets and fashionable dining trends of the capital Seoul, explores the seafood and classic traditions of the southern beaches of Busan and takes us to the food festivals, harvest and tea plantations of the Mokpo region, as well as introducing her family sharing their culinary traditions. Back in her kitchen, Judy creates dishes inspired by her travels, putting her simple twist on 30 Korean dishes and showing just how easy it is to make Korean favorites with a few key Korean storecupboard ingredients. From Judy's ultimate crispy Korean fried chicken, and tender slow-roasted pork belly bossam, to meaty mandu dumplings and kimchi fried rice, Korean food is all about sharing, perfect for family and friends.

Most Popular Recipes

All Recipes by Judy Joo

Pan-Fried Fish

Melon Ice Pops

Cucumber Kimchi

Naeng Myeon Ice-Cold Noodles

Blueberry Pie with Chantilly Cream

Biggest and Best Bibimbap

Korean Coffee Brownies

Green Tea Chiffon Cake

Spicy Sesame Straws

Welsh Rarebit

Kimchi Fried Rice

Ultimate Korean Fried Chicken

Instant Ramen-Coated Squid Rings

Korean BBQ Kalbi

Radish Pickle

Steak Tartare

Buffalo Wings

Noodles with Black Bean Sauce

Soft Tofu and Vegetable Stew

Spicy Pork Belly Cheesesteak

Korean BBQ Chicken

Magical Chicken Ginseng Soup

Superfoods Salad with Carrot-Doenjang Dressing

Korean Roasted Pork Belly Bossam

Spicy Mussels with Bacon

Spiced Tuna Tartare

Instant Noodles with Spicy Rice Cakes

Judy Joo's Shows