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

Buffalo Wings

Meaty Mandu Dumplings

Magical Chicken Ginseng Soup

Cucumber Kimchi

Superfoods Salad with Carrot-Doenjang Dressing

Pan-Fried Fish

Melon Ice Pops

Spicy Mussels with Bacon

Korean BBQ Chicken

Spicy Pork Belly Cheesesteak

Soft Tofu and Vegetable Stew

Disco Fries and Pulled Pork

Green Tea Chiffon Cake

Blueberry Pie with Chantilly Cream

Biggest and Best Bibimbap

Noodles with Black Bean Sauce

Steak Tartare

Seafood Pajeon Korean Pancake

Egg Custards with Shrimp

Kimchi Fried Rice

Spicy Sesame Straws

Ultimate Korean Fried Chicken

Instant Ramen-Coated Squid Rings

Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

Welsh Rarebit

Radish Pickle

Korean BBQ Kalbi

Judy Joo's Shows