Kimchi pizza

LanDi Liu strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 8 15:59:45 UTC 2008

> At 10:51 AM -0400 6/8/08, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>>Is kimchi the pickled vegetable or the spice?  The messages in this
>>chain seem to differ.  (What I think of is very spicy pickled
>>cabbage, but in South Korea I had dishes with the same heat but
>>without the cabbage.)
On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 11:39 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> Randy will probably give us the correct answer, but in my own usage,
> kimchi (which I'm more used to spelling "kim chee") is indeed the
> pickled cabbage.  The liquid is kim chee pickling liquid (I actually
> made my own kim chee once from a packet but decided it wasn't worth
> the time and effort), and when you make it with, say, turnip or
> scallions I'm not sure what to call the result, so I'd probably just
> call it kim chee-style pickled whatever.

I'm no kimchi expert, but there's an excellent (and appetizing)
article on Wikipedia:

Randy Alexander
Jilin City, China
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