1. In a large cooking pot, heat olive oil (2 tbsp) on medium high and cook garlic until fragrant. Then sauté onion until soft. Add ground beef and cook until the beef is no longer pink.
2. Add the cooking white wine and cook for a few minutes.
3. Add the canned tomatoes and tomato paste. Then add the ingredient A, bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, simmer for about 20 min. Add the olive oil (2 tbsp) and set aside.
4.making white sauce : Melt butter in a saucepan, add the grated garlic and cook until fragrant. Then add cake flour. Stir continously until a paste forms, using a wooden spoon or a spatula. Add milk gradually, and stir thoroughly to loosen up the thick flour mixture.
5. Now using a whisk, and gradually, add the rest of the milk. Whisk vigorously until smooth and silky.
6. Butter the baking dish and put the steamed rice in. Pour the white sauce on top of the rice, and then cover with meat mixture. Sprinkle some cheese (as much as you like!) on top. Cover again with the white sauce on top.
7. Bake in oven on high heat (200℃) for about 20 to 30 minutes or until browned.
1. For the bean sprouts, add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix. Set aside.
2. For the carrot, add all the ingredient in another bowl and mix. Set aside.
3. For the spinach, add all the ingredients in another bowl and mix. Set aside.
4. For the daikon radish, add all the ingredients in another bowl and mix. Set aside.
5. For the beef, in a bowl, add all the ingredient ( except the beef ) and mix well. Add the beef to marinate for about 15min. Heat 1 tbsp oil and stir-fry the beef until no longer pink. Set aside.
6. For the bibimbap sauce, in a small pan, heat 1 tsp oil and fry the garlic until fragrant. Add all the rest of sauce ingredients (except gochujang at the moment). Bring it to a boil and simmer for about 15~20min. Add gochujang as per your taste.
7. Assemble bibimbap, place the rice into an iron casserole dish or a bowl you prepared (I used a Staub here). On top, add the meat and the vegetables you made onto the rice and place 2 or 3 egg yolks onto the vegetables. Pour the bibimbap sauce, as much as you like, and mix well before you eat.
1. In a small bowl, add all the seasoning ingredients and mix well. Set aside.
2. Cook the spinach in boiling water (for a few seconds) and cool it down with cold tap water. Squeeze the spinach to remove excess water and mix with 1/4 tsp salt and dash of pepper. Cut roughly if you like and set aside.
3. In another bowl, add the beef and soak with 2 tbsp seasoning mixture from #1. Set aside.
4. In a frying-pan, heat 1 tbsp sesame oil, add the beef and 1/2 tbsp garlic powder. Cook until the beef is no longer pink. Transfer to the plate and set aside.
5. Using the same frying-pan (as is, without washing) heat 1 tsp sesame oil (or vegetable oil) and fry carrot lightly or until wilted according to your taste. Do the same separately for onion, mushroom and red bell pepper, adding 1 tsp sesame oil or vegetable oil each time.
6. Heat 1 tsp oil in another frying pan over medium heat. Pour beaten eggs to the pan and swirl the pan to cover the surface of the pan in a thin layer. Cook until just set, then flip over and cook for a few seconds. Transfer the egg to a plate to let cool. When its cooled, roll up and cut into thin ribbons. Set aside.
7. Boil Korean noodles according to package directions or 6 to 7 minutes. Wash with cold water and drain well.
8. In a large wok, heat 1 tbsp oil and place the cooked noodles. Pour the seasoning sauce from #1 over the noodle. Fry gently to warm it up over low heat for a few minutes. Add all the cooked beef and vegetable (carrot, onion, mushroom, leek, spinach and paprika) and stir well.
9. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish Japchae with the eggs and sprinkle some white sesame over it.
50 spring roll wrappers (approx) - I use 10 x 10 cm square
1. In a bowl, add all the ingredients A and mix.
2. Lay a spring roll wrap flat, tip down. Place the filling mixture centered on the wrap. Roll up tightly. Dab a little 'glue' mixture along the edges to seal (right, left, then roll as per picture). Repeat until you use up the filling mixture.
3. Pour enough oil in a wok or large saucepan and heat on medium-high until hot : Stick in a bamboo chopstick, if bubbles appear, it's hot enough. Place the rolls gently in the oil and cook for both sides, turning occasionally, until nicely and evenly golden. Transfer them to a plate lined with paper towels to drain the excess oil. Repeat with the remaining spring rolls.
1. In a skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil and fry the garlic until fragrant. Add onion, basil and carrot in order and cook until soft. Season with the ingredient A and let it cool. Set aside.
2. Season the beef filet with kosher salt and pepper on all sides. In a large pan, heat 2 tbsp oil over high heat. Once the oil is hot, sear the fillet on all sides until well browned. Set aside.
3. Remove the beef filet from the pan and let cool. Once cooled, cover with the cooked vegetables from #1. Wrap filet with raw ham.
4. Tightly wrap the filet, using the plastic wrap and seal ends. Refrigerate for about 20 to 30min.
5. Pre-heat the oven to 200C. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry, unwrap the beef filet onto the puff pastry, then wrap until the ends meet. Cut off any extra puff pastry. You can decorate your puff pastry with the any excess.
6. Brush the surface with the beaten eggs. With a fork or a knife, score a decorative design onto the surface of the puff pastry as you like.
7. Bake for 40min or more until the puff pastry is golden brown and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the beef filet reaches about 60C (140°C) for medium-rare.
8. In the meantime, prepare the sauce. Add all the sauce ingredients into your food processor and process until smooth.
9. Slice into 2~3cm thick slices, gently transfer to serving plates and drizzle over some sauce, or serve on the side.