Korean BBQ Chicken (Dak Bulgogi)

Thanks to Hyosun of Korean Bapsaang, my family now has a new favourite dish! Korean BBQ is always delicious. It’s grilled, full of flavour, and healthy. It’s like chicken teriyaki, but better. As I’ve been trying to phase out most red meats without giving up  rich flavours, this dish really hit the spot for both…

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Soy-Braised Lotus Root (Yeon-geun-jorim 연근조림)

Lotus root has a beautiful texture, almost in between a potato and a radish. This dish was so good that even my toddler nibbled on it! Original recipe by Maangchi. Soy-Braised Lotus Root (Yeon-geun-jorim 연근조림) Prep time: 5 minutes Total cook time: 1 hour and 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 pound skinned and trimmed lotus roots…

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Dorama + Rabbokki! A 10-Minute Ramyun + Ttokkbokki Recipe

I love ttokkbokki, and to be honest, fell in love with it after discovering Korean dramas and how amazing they are. Korean dramas love to show great food scenes and every drama has at least one scene where the main characters go to eat spicy rice cakes. Characters always described ttokkkbokki as chewy, sweet, spicy,…

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Korean spicy barbecue pork belly lettuce wraps + spicy dipping sauce {Dwaejibulgogi +Ssamjang}

So one of my favourite foods is dwaejibulgogi, korean spicy pork belly bqq! It’s deliciously chewy, sweet and spicy. When eaten with lettuce wraps, you get a crisp, clean bite that compliments the many flavours of the meat and spicy dipping sauce. This recipe is super easy to make. Although the original recipe calls for…

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Pajeon – Savoury Korean Green Onion Pancakes {Recipe}

I love green onion and I love savoury pancakes, especially Korean ones. My mom and I would always get the readymade ones from Trader Joes because they were so delicious. Little did I know how ridiculously easy it is to make your own. Much more tasty as well!  Green onion is also known as spring…

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Tasty Tuesday: Fresh VS. Dried Shiitake Mushroom

The shiitake mushroom is extremely flavourful and versatile. In fact, this mushroom is one of my favourites. You can add it to soups or stir fry with veg. As it has texture, you can even use it as a vegetarian substitute it for meat dishes and still keep a hearty flavour.  Shiitake is available both…

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Kimchi Obsession 

So I’ve been obsessed with kimchi since like… forever. Why? It’s bloody DELICIOUS. However, the choices are sparse in Colchester. You only get Mat Kimchi (cut Napa cabbage) and although tasty, you sometimes just want something different! Therefore, I made kimchi today.   Note: I don’t speak or write in Korean. The characters and names…

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