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

Salted Caramel Hotteok Pancakes

Soft Tofu and Vegetable Stew

Biggest and Best Bibimbap

Welsh Rarebit

Blueberry Pie with Chantilly Cream

Pan-Fried Fish

Instant Ramen-Coated Squid Rings

Kimchi Fried Rice

Superfoods Salad with Carrot-Doenjang Dressing

Seafood Pajeon Korean Pancake

Magical Chicken Ginseng Soup

Spiced Tuna Tartare

Naeng Myeon Ice-Cold Noodles

Radish Pickle

Melon Ice Pops

Cucumber Kimchi

Spicy Mussels with Bacon

Noodles with Black Bean Sauce

Egg Custards with Shrimp

Korean Roasted Pork Belly Bossam

Steak Tartare

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