Gochujang is a spicy and savory red chili pepper paste that is a staple in Korean cuisine. It is made from a blend of chili peppers, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt. Gochujang has a sweet and tangy flavor, with a distinctive umami taste from the fermentation process. It can be used as a condiment or a seasoning for a wide range of dishes, including stews, marinades, dipping sauces, and dressings. The paste has a thick and sticky consistency, and its vibrant red color gives dishes a beautiful and appetizing appearance.