Discovering Korean Food With Gizzi

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Doenjang

Series 1 · Episode 1

Gizzi Erskine learns the secrets of a traditional ingredient that almost defines Korean cooking - doenjang - and uses it to create a delicious Anglo-Korean fusion recipe of her own.

Temple

Series 1 · Episode 2

Gizzi Erskine is on a mission to see if the Korean passion for healthy food can produce dishes that are not only good for you, but also great to eat.

Fish

Series 1 · Episode 3

Gizzi grapples with Korea's passion for spanking fresh seafood and is driven to cheat at fishing in order to rustle up her personal version of a Korean seafood pancake.

Street Food

Series 1 · Episode 4

Gizzi is in Seoul to sample some of its fast and furious street food. She rustles up her take on the most popular Korean fast-food and discovers delicious snacks that are perfect for a night out on the town.

Beef

Series 1 · Episode 5

Gizzi travels to one of Korea's main cattle regions to visit a farm that produces some of the finest beef in the world. Then one of the country's top chefs reveals the secrets of the popular Korean beef dish, bulgogi.

Fusion

Series 1 · Episode 6

Gizzi Erskine is shown how to cook one of Korea's original fusion dishes with a surprising ingredient, then she creates a brand new Korean fusion dish of her own.

Kimchi

Series 1 · Episode 7

Gizzi discovers the secrets of Kimchi - Korea's most iconic culinary invention. She takes inspiration from other aspects of traditional Korean culture to give the national dish a western fast-food twist.

Noodles

Series 1 · Episode 8

Gizzi samples oodles of noodles, from classic dishes to the latest fast-food fads. She cooks up her own take on the nation's favourite convenience food and learns some secrets from Seoul's best noodle cooks.

Rice

Series 1 · Episode 9

Gizzi learns about Korean cuisine's most important ingredient - rice. She tastes a very Korean rice brew and cooks one of her favourite Korean inspired rice dishes, before hitting the town to experience Korean drinking culture.

Gochujang

Series 1 · Episode 10

Gizzi visits a traditional Gochujang farm to see how the fermented chilli paste is made. Then she checks one of Seoul's street food markets, famed for its gochujang delicacies, and creates a spicy Korean chicken stew.