PBS publishes a recipe for kimchi that was featured in David Chang's show "The Mind of a Chef." The recipe calls for ingredients such as napa cabbage, scallions, garlic, onion and ginger as well as dried Korean hot pepper, rice powder, anchovy sauce, salted shrimp and canned pineapple.
Thoroughly wash 1 head of napa cabbage, and chop the leaves into squares. Add a scoop of cabbage to a large bowl, and salt generously. Add another layer of cabbage and salt, repeating the process with the rest of the cabbage. Allow to rest for two hours.
Use a blender to combine 1/2 head of peeled garlic, 1 small onion, 1/2 small piece of ginger, 1/2 tablespoon of salted shrimp and 2 slices of canned pineapple. Pour the mixture into a bowl, and add 4 chopped scallions, 1/4 cup of anchovy sauce, 1/2 cup of ground dried hot pepper powder and 1 tablespoon of rice powder, stirring to combine.
After two hours, rinse the salted cabbage with water, then combine the rinsed cabbage with the hot pepper powder mixture in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly so all the cabbage is coated. Transfer the cabbage to a clean jar, and allow to sit out for a minimum of 48 hours, then refrigerate.