Surrounded by Food
Originally from Seoul, Korean flavours play a large part in Chung Jae’s dishes, a professional Judo player & pilot now turned chef, his passion for cooking is exceptional and unique. His first restaurant was award- winning Mapo in Gouger Street Adelaide, followed by a change of states to NT showcasing Korean for the first time to the Top End Dwellers Little Miss Korea was started. Then making SA base again he opened Seoul Sisters in Adelaide which is café style offering Korean inspired lunches.
Chung Jae’s career in hospitality has had its challenges as in 2015 his kidneys failed and after struggling for almost 2 years he was lucky enough to have a transplant late 2016 and is now a huge advocate for Donate Life and has hosted numerous charitable dinners promoting awareness and raising money for research.
Chung Jae is now overseeing both LMK and Seoul Sisters and will soon release a range of Korean Homewares and DIY Kimchi packs. His humorous personality makes him a great presenter as there is always a lot of laughs by the participants / viewers. His dedication to Judo has been a big part of the dedication and passion he puts into his cooking.
Kimchi DIY Kit
Kimchi, a world-class superfood, originated some 3,000 years ago in Korea. Koreans have a deep affinity for kimchi and consider it essential to their daily lives.It is an integral part of the Korean diet and is widely served in the home and out in restaurants, on flights and in hospitals. People around the world are increasingly discovering and enjoying its numerous health benefits.
It is with great honor and pleasure that I bring you my Kimchi recipe, for you to create and enjoy at home with your very own Kimchi Kit. With easy step by step instructions, enjoy creating this delicious and nutritious Kimchi recipe that I fondly make for my children, family and friends.
Korean Cookbook by Chung Jae Lee
For Chung Jae Lee, born in the busy city of Seoul many moons ago, food has always been a huge factor in his life. Koreans love to eat and the food must always be delicious. Chung Jae shares his favorite and most popular Korean recipes, introducing the home cook to Korean food with traditional Korean eats and his versions of Korean favorites.