Recently, we learned about toasted sesame oil in Korean cooking. People use this popular ingredient throughout East Asia as a finisher and cooking ingredient. Now, we want to teach you about perilla oil, a similar ingredient that is used almost exclusively in Korean cuisine. Perilla oil is an edible vegetable oil made from pressing perilla seeds.
Oil & Vinegar
To many, toasted sesame oil is the finishing ingredient that defines Korean cultural flavor. While gochujang, soy sauce, and doenjang are considered the most famous ingredients, you will often note the nutty sesame flavor present in the background of the popular Korean dishes. well as answer some questions you may have about the ingredient.