Rice Table: Korean Recipes and Stories to Feed the Soul
by Su Scott
A Korean living in the UK, Su Scott was thrown into a crisis of identity when motherhood dawned, one which she only found her way out of by cooking the dishes of her Korean childhood, seeking out the flavors and textures of memories that she hopes to pass on to her daughter.
Within this intimate cookbook, Su guides you through her modern Korean pantry, explores the ferments, pickles, and sauces that lift Korean dishes to delicious heights, and shares a comforting array of recipes, from Korean Fried Chicken and Kimchi Fried Rice, to Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup. Littered between enticing plates are tender stories of what it means to be a woman, mother, and immigrant all at once and how food connects all the pieces of our lives to make us whole.
This is a love letter from mother to daughter woven together by food. It’s a book about identity and immigration. It’s about how the food you feed your children builds a story about their heritage. But it’s mainly a book about wonderful food—the kind of food we all want to eat right now.
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