United Korean Association

The Korean language is what they call a ‘language isolate’, meaning it has no major link to any other language on Earth! Join the United Korean Association for a beginner’s guide to this unique language.

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K-Pop UTS make Mandu

Mandu are a traditional Korean style of dumpling; that can be filled with a mixture of meat, vegetables, tofu and herbs. They are either deep-fried, boiled, pan-fried or baked in the oven. They can also be prepared in large quantities in advance and stored in the freezer for future use. There are thousands of Mandu variations and these are mostly prepared by families as part of Korean Lunar New Year festivities and is considered a symbol of good luck for the coming year. We've taken a flying leap in to this awesome recipe to get a little taste of Korean while staying home.

Have a go at this great recipe as part of our International Food Series Online and share your creation with us.

UTS Korean Association's Bulgogi

Bulgogi literally means “fire” and “meat,” and has origins dating back thousands of years, which was originally in the form marinated beef grilled on skewers. Later in the 1800’s, with the introduction of metal grates, Koreans started to grill on top of gridirons which is how we continue to make Bulgogi today! This well-known, classic Korean dish is essentially thinly shaved meat, marinated in a sweet and savoury sauce made of soy sauce, sugar, onion and other vegetables and grilled on a searing high heat.

Give this recipe a go, let us know how you do and explore the other recipes we have available as part of our International Food Series.