Category: 2013

How to Make Makgeolli: 막걸리

Makgeolli is a traditional Korean milky rice wine.  My husband and I enjoyed makgeolli once in a while when we were living in Korea (it is especially good, half way up a mountain, fresh and cold), but didn’t think about if often.  It’s been a year since we […]

The 6th School Visit Program

On Monday October 21, Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 6th ‘School Visit Program’ to Grade 7 students of York Street Public School introducing various aspects of Korean culture and society. After the School Visit presentation, the Embassy screened a Korean animation film “Leafie, a Hen […]

vegetarian pajeon recipe (korean pancakes)

Vegetarian Pajeon Recipe

My adventures in the kitchen usually consist of making a big mess, while my husband is running around with a wiping cloth, trying to contain the situation. It might sound like a chaotic ritual, but it’s mostly laughter and a lot of flour flying around. Our fun for […]

4th School Visit Program

On Monday October 7, Embassy of the Republic of Korea presented its 4th ‘School Visit Program’ at Pinecrest Public School introducing Korean culture, history, geography and society, as well as raising awareness of Korea-Canada relations on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 60th […]

October 3: The day the sky opened

October 3rd 2013 was a Day for Korean Canadians in Canada. A flag raising ceremony and a reception was held in the Ontario Provincial Parliament building in Queen’s Park, Toronto in commemoration of the day. The decision to make October 3rd was a very sensible decision as it […]

Choi Jeong Hwa

What Makes Us Happy

I spend so much time lately thinking about what is it that really makes us happy. I find that most of the time the sensitive balance that gives us happiness is a very hard thing to comprehend and on other occasions we are able to find bliss in […]


If you take a stroll along Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto, predominantly known for its mixture of European delis and hipster cafés,  you may be surprised to see this giant Kimchi thumb. Take a step back to reveal Greenfield’s Organic Bulk Food shop boasting the ‘self-proclaimed’ best kimchi in […]