Easy Kimchi


I’ve liked Korean culture and food since the age of 14 but I was never fond of kimchi. The idea of uncooked, sour, fermented vegetables did not appeal to me. The only time you would see me eating kimchi is when I’m dining at Korean restaurants and I’m so hungry that I eat whatever is … Read more

Japchae (Korean Glass Noodles)

Japchae (Korean Glass Noodles)

The only time I will eat carrots is when they are julienned and stir-fried with various vegetables to make japchae (Korean sweet potato noodles with stir-fried vegetables). In fact, I think japchae is a great dish to coax someone who’s not a fan of vegetables into eating vegetables. I’m not a big fan of carrots, spinach or … Read more

Jjajangmyeon (Black Bean Noodles)

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If you’re an avid Kdrama fan, you’ve probably seen people slurping on jjajangmyeon (짜장면) more than a couple times. Jjajangmyeon is a Korean-Chinese noodles dish topped with black bean sauce, diced pork and vegetables, and is easily found all over the streets in Korea. In Korea, a huge bowl of jjajangmyeon, served alongside some yellow pickled radish and kimchi, sets … Read more

Korean Kimchi Pancake

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from my previous kimchi pork belly stir-fry and wanted to finish it before my dad throws away my kimchi again like before because he thought that it’s been sitting in the fridge for more than 2 weeks and nobody has touched it *laughs*. I’ve been wanting to try making kimchi pancake (김치전) for the longest time now so it … Read more

Kimchi Pork Belly Stir-fry

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It’s been soooo long since I’ve had Korean food and I was craving for some! I had some pork belly strips sitting in the freezer and have been wanting to clear it, so I decided to do a simple Kimchi Pork Belly Stir-fry for dinner. This is a really easy dish to make and you … Read more

Gamjatang 감자탕 / Korean Pork Bone Soup

Korean Pork Bone Soup

One of my favourite Korean dishes has got to be gamjatang 감자탕 / Korean pork bone soup. I’m not sure how many of you have heard of it or tried it before since it’s one of the less well-known Korean dishes, but it’s one of the most unforgettable things I’ve ever had in Korea. About 7 years … Read more

Galbijjim 갈비찜 / Beef Short Ribs Stew

Beef Short Ribs Stew

Galbijjim 갈비찜 (Korean beef short ribs stew) is another one of my favourite Korean dishes. It is made by braising beef short ribs in a sweet and savoury broth for hours until the beef becomes really tender. It can also be a dry version where you add less water and reduce the sauce until dry, but … Read more

Sardine Rice Balls Bento

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hobia”. The best way to get yourself to eat something you don’t like is to disguise the food, so I thought making Korean-style rice balls would be a great idea. I once tried Korean rice balls (주먹밥) that were made of rice, seaweed, tuna and kimchi and they tasted really good. Not a big fan … Read more

Cabbage Kimchi

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Over the past few days, I’ve been eating so much kimchi that I need to buy a new bottle/packet every 3-4 days. I realised I’ve spent a lot of money on kimchi so I decided to make my own at home. I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since I’ve made my own kimchi! 2 … Read more

Cheese Dakgalbi

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Dakgalbi is a Korean dish where chicken and vegetables are stir-fried with a spicy and sweet gochujang-based sauce. Top it off with some mozzarella cheese and I guarantee you’re going to love it! It is a really quick and easy dish to make, and seriously yummy too. If you’ve ever eaten at Yoogane, you’d probably have … Read more