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 […]

Review: Nun Song Yee Korean Dessert Cafe, Bukit Timah


Despite being just a stone’s throw from Sean’s current place, I’d never actually noticed this 24-hour Korean dessert joint open up along Luk Tong Avenue which is just around the bend from the popular Cheong Chin Nam stretch of eateries. But we had a sugar craving after work one day, and so I headed down […]

Michelin Guide ★: Meta Restaurant, Singapore


Sean and I had passed by this place while strolling through Keong Saik Road in the daytime. And after scanning their menu, we decided we’d definitely come back for dinner. And right before we did, it’d earned its first Michelin star! What better excuse to give it a go. Meta, short for “metamorphosis” promises just […]