Kimchi is a staple in every Korean household, for no meal is complete without it. Making kimchi is a true labour of love, but Mama Lee’s recipe for mak kimchi is easy to follow. Don’t be intimidated, making kimchi is fun and easier than you think!
In Korean, “mak” means “rough, careless”. So we call this “mak” kimchi because it’s a little faster and easier to make (due to cutting the cabbage before fermentation) compared to traditional “pogi” kimchi. Check out our IGTV on Instagram for tips and tricks on how to make kimchi!