Korean Cooking: Ginseng Chicken Soup 삼계탕 (Samgyetang)


Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup or Samgyetang is one of the most comforting, nourishing one-pot meals you can make for the whole family. Ginseng is believed to help boost the immune system, improve physical and mental energy levels, lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, as well as reduce stress. It’s both good for health and absolutely delicious. Shall […]

Sous Vide Cooking: Filet Mignon & Ribeye with Roasted Vegetables


Sean and I recently broke out our Annova sous vide device to cook our meats, and we have not turned back since. It is seriously a game changer when it comes to getting your steaks, chops, fish and even eggs to come out absolutely perfect every single time. Just look at that amazing, pink, juicy medium […]

Korean Cooking: Make Your Own Fresh Kimchi 겉절이 (Geotjeori)


Oddly enough, my first experience with fresh kimchi was actually in Japan! Mom and I  were totally addicted to it. Instead of the usual briny flavour of fermented kimchi, it packed what was a spicy, sweet kick instead. Many of the ramen shops served it as a side dish, which really is testament to how ubiquitous this […]

Korean Cooking: Shrimp Pancake 파전 (Pajeon)


I was looking for something simple and yet delicious as a side dish for my Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup, and came across this wonderfully easy recipe for delicious crispy Korean pancake. I just love the flavour of green onion, paired with succulent prawns, and golden fried batter. All of it combined, and dipped in a […]