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 […]

Mexican Cooking: Chicken and Shrimp Burritos + Black Bean Rice


One of my favourite meals these days for a great balance of all the great nutrients you need, is definitely a Mexican burrito bowl. Just look at those beautiful colours! They’ve got to be good for you. Well, it was a day off, and I thought it would be a fun to have a mini […]

Baking: Freshly-baked Baguettes


One of the most beautiful sounds in the world is a bread knife cutting into a beautiful piping hot, crispy baguette fresh out of the oven. My first attempt at these baguettes need a slight makeover, but I promise these taste absolutely heavenly. The texture is perfect! Crispy outside, moist and chewy inside. And when […]