Ever since I can remember, I’ve always enjoyed meaty dishes. Whether its bits of meat inside a Korean stew dish, a plate of nice steak or kalbi dinner, or burgers and sausages fresh off the hot grill at barbeques: I love meat. Now this doesn’t mean I don’t […]
Enjoying delicious food, Listening to music, reading fiction novels, writing, and salsa.
These are my favourite pastimes and interests. Naturally, my postings will revolve around these topics.
An ordinary dish suddenly becomes very special and that much more delicious when we have special memories attached to it. A pancake breakfast might not mean much to others, but to someone who grew up with pancake breakfasts during weekends made by grandma (because mom and dad were […]
“Let’s go get some more magikarp bread.” This was the name that my Spanish friend gave to the focus of today’s post, Bungeobbang (붕어빵). Yes, we grew up watching pokemon, and digimon adventures as a child. And somehow, calling bungeobbang magikarp bread makes it feel more crispy and […]
Jajangmyeon (짜장면 – black-bean-sauce noodles): reinventing foreign dishes into Korean favourites (round 1)
There was an interesting custom in Korea where after moving into a new home, you would order delivery from Korean-style Chinese restaurants (중국집) and eat jajangmyeon. Due to my dad’s job relocating every couple of years, these big transitions in my younger days as we moved into a […]
Many of us have that moment from childhood that seems to really stick out in our memories. Although we didn’t play catch or build a tree house together like in the North American movies, I do have this one really fond memory I have with my dad back […]