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also kim·chee  (kĭm′chē)
n. pl. kim·chis also kim·chees
A usually spicy Korean dish made of vegetables, such as cabbage or radishes, that are salted, seasoned, and allowed to ferment.

[Korean kimch'i, possibly from an unattested Old Korean form *kimch'ae : kim, salty (from Middle Chinese γəı̷m; also the source of Mandarin xián) + ch'ae, vegetable, greens (from Middle Chinese tshaj`; see bok choy).]


(Cookery) a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other raw vegetables, garlic, and chillies


or kim•chee

(ˈkɪm tʃi)

a spicy Korean dish of pickled or fermented cabbage, onions, and seasonings.
[1895–1900; < Korean]
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The last recipe is one Bittman developed with the help of a kimchi maker at a Korean restaurant in New York.
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Grocery shopping was tough as well for Kim, who was forced to travel to Koreatown to buy ingredients for dishes such as kimchi, a spicy mix of pickled cabbage, peppers and garlic.
Dietarily speaking, kimchi is to Koreans (and many Korean-Americans) what milk and high-sodium cheese snacks are to European-Americans.
It took researchers several years and millions of dollars to perfect a kimchi that would not turn lethal when exposed to cosmic rays in space.
In the process, Joseph starts to understand more about Korea; and his essay finally is about a boy who is part this and part that, who likes kimchi and calamari.
Later, based in Seoul, he also started his own food manufacturing and exporting company producing Kimchi (fermented cabbage) which grew to 70 employees.
Shocking news from South Korea: in the first half of 2006, the republic became a net importer of kimchi, the national dish.
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