This series is a fascinating introduction to simple, delicious healthy Korean food, quick and easy to cook. Executive chef and food writer Judy Joo travels back to South Korea and sets off on an incredible culinary journey to visit some of the amazing people and places inspiring her Korean cooking and shares with us her passion for authentic traditional and modern Korean dishes. Back in her kitchen, she shares with us her super simple recipes, inspiring everyone to try out Korean flavours and ingredients for family and friends. Judy Joo is a Korean American executive chef and food writer now living and working in London. Her love of Korean food began as a child at home in the US. 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 family 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 favourites with a few key Korean storecupboard ingredients. From Judy's ultimate crispy Korean fried chicken, and tender slow roasted Belly pork bossam, to meaty mandu dumplings and Kimchi fried rice, Korean food is all about sharing, perfect for family and friends.

Korean BBQ Kalbi

Korean BBQ Chicken

Korean Roasted Pork Belly Bossam

Ultimate Korean Fried Chicken

Seafood Pajeon Korean Pancake

Soft Tofu and Vegetable Stew

Biggest and Best Bibimbap

Instant Noodles with Spicy Rice Cakes

Noodles with Black Bean Sauce

Gochujang-Glazed Salmon

Korean Coffee Brownies

Green Tea Chiffon Cake

Meaty Mandu Dumplings

Cucumber Kimchi

Spicy Sesame Straws

Buffalo Wings

Disco Fries and Pulled Pork

Steak Tartare

Pan-Fried Fish

Melon Ice Pops

Superfoods Salad with Carrot-Doenjang Dressing

Egg Custards with Shrimp

Kimchi Fried Rice

Naeng Myeon Ice-Cold Noodles

Magical Chicken Ginseng Soup

Radish Pickle

Instant Ramen-Coated Squid Rings

About the Host

Judy Joo

Judy Joo is a Korean-American executive chef and food writer now living and working in London.