Kiejo’s Cambridge feast

Kiejo Sarsfield tells how a housewife from Masan ended up supervising dinner for 60 in a Cambridge college. In March I had e-mail from Dr Michael Shin, Lecturer in Korea Studies and fellow at Robinson College Cambridge, about a Korean food event he was planning to organise in a couple of months. He was asking me whether I would be interested […]

Cosy Korean Cooking with Kie-jo

For over a decade now our little group of UK based Korean adoptees have hoped that we could find someone to teach us how to make our favourite Korean dishes. We love meeting up and eating at our generously sponsored lunches but in the weeks between our lunches, and if we can’t make it that […]

February cooking with Kiejo

Kiejo Sarsfield has restarted her weekly cookery classes. Every Saturday during February you can learn how to cook classic Korean dishes. The planned schedule is as follows: 5th Feb: Belly Pork Bulgogi, yachejeon (vegetable pancake), miyukguk (Seaweed and beef soup) 12th Feb: Bindaetteok, Japchae, Kimchi jjigae. 19th Feb: Haemul pajeon (Seafood Pancake), Bibimbab, korean miso […]

April cooking with Kiejo

Every Saturday during April Kiejo Sarsfield will be giving Korean cookery lessons. The classes, in the comfort of her kitchen, are a fun and relaxing way to spend a morning (and lunchtime). They start at 11am and continue through lunch to around 2pm. The location is towards the end of the Metropolitan line, in the […]

January cooking with Kiejo

The next date for cooking with Kiejo is this Saturday, 30 January. Menu: Tteokbokki (Rice cake and Vegetables with Spicy sauce) Galbi Gui (Grilled short rib of beef) Miyuk and cucumber salad (Seaweed and cucumber salad) Time: 11 AM — 2 PM. Venue: The Chalfonts Contact: kiejosarsfield at hotmail dot co dot uk

November Cooking with Kiejo

Details of Kiejo Sarsfield’s classes for November: 14th November. Menu : 1. Haemul pajeon (seafood pancake) 2. Bibimbab (Mixed vegetables, beef, rice with spicy sauce) 3. Korean Miso Soup with tofu Time : 11 AM —2 PM Cost : £30 This menu seem most popular, I have done it many times. 28th November. Cancelled This […]

More cookery classes with Kiejo

Some more dates for your diary to learn Korean cooking in friendly surroundings: 12th September Menu: Bindaetteok Japche (Stir fried vegetables and potato noodle) Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi stew) 19th September Menu: Tteokboggi (rice cake and Vegetables with spicy sauce) Galbi Gui (Grilled short rib of beef) Miyuk and cucumber salad 26th September Menu: Haemulpajeon (Seafood […]

Summer cooking with Kiejo

Jennifer Barclay, author of Meeting Mr Kim: Or How I Went to Korea and Learned to Love Kimchi, learns to cook traditional Korean food… Kiejo Sarsfield stands in her Cath Kidston apron in a kitchen stuffed with cookery books in leafy Chalfont St Giles. Having left South Korea thirty years ago and lived all over […]

Kie-jo Sarsfield’s kimchi recipe

Cabbage Kimchi (Baechoo Kimchi) Ingredients: 2 Korean (Chinese) Cabbage Korean Mooli (White Radish) or Mooli Korean Watercress (not English watercress) Spring Onions Korean Chili Powder (100g) Salted Anchovy Sauce (half cup) Salted Baby Shrimps (2 tbs) Sugar (1 tsp) Finely Chopped or Crushed Garlic (5 tbs) Finely Chopped Ginger (3 tbs) Sea Salt (100g) Water […]