Although many items are available at most traditional grocery stores, some
are only available at their native stores.
Here is the good news about Korean pantry must haves.
They will last a long time. So, the one trip you make to a Korean grocery store should last months.
Used very often to make soup and stew stocks.
Also to make side dish.
Sauteed and mixed with soy sauce, sesame oil and sometimes hot pepper sauce.
|Hot pepper powder|
|Soy sauce and Sesame oil|
Soy sauce is usually used instead of salt.
Sesame oil is used like fine olive oil. A little goes a long way.
Korean's eat a lot of tofu. Many varieties. From silken soft to firm as well as flavored tofu.
A must in the pantry.