I can eat kimchi on pretty much everything. On eggs, sandwiches, in soups, pizza, pasta, you name it. One of my favourite ways to eat kimchi is in stir-fried udon with butter, tobiko (flying fish roe), and a sprinkling of seaweed – a Guu Izakaya classic.Read More
As much as we like to dine out, we actually enjoy cooking at home a lot. Typically, I like to make as much of our meals and snacks from scratch as possible, including pastas, pickles (and even kimchi, coming soon), yogurt, and more.Read More
Last weekend, we grilled up some beef short ribs, Korean galbi style. On the side, we also grilled some sugar snap peas, okra, and mushrooms. A peanut sauce accompanied the snap peas, while I tossed the mushrooms and okra in two chili dressings.Read More
I love a good watermelon salad, especially for summer dinner parties. Not only are they juicy and refreshing, they’re also economical and easy to throw together.
The obvious challenge of serving watermelon is that it’s watery. If I served the watermelon as-is on a plate, it’ll get weepy and dilute the other flavours.Read More
For once, I don’t have much to say. This post is little more than a recipe for my best salsa recipe. It’s so utterly simple that it’d be silly not to make it – right now.Read More
It’s mango season again so I thought I’d sneak in a simple tropical dessert recipe. Using sweetened rice or beans in desserts is very common in many Asian cultures, especially in the Southeastern region. Here, a deeply purple, long grain rice is the star.Read More