Category: Recipe

Quick and Very Easy Chicken Recipe

So, what do you do when the pantry is almost empty and you’re tummy is grumbling to be fed now? Why, grab what you have and go go go! It’s extremely simple, but not rich and quite a nice lunch with a lovely side salad and some of …

Mom’s Fruity Salad Dressing Recipe

This salad dressing recipe has been in my mother’s repetoire for many years, and comes from a little clipping from a Korean magazine that she got whilst we were living there years ago. It’s highly unusual in that it’s a little bit like mayonaise in it’s consistancy and …

Jamie’s Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Though I’d never actually tried beef stroganoff recipe before, I’d always had a mental association of it with winter and comfort foods, the creaminess of the sauce teemed with flavoursome beef and mushrooms seemed ideal for cold winter days. So, when I bought this month’s edition of the …

Mung Bean Recipe Vegan + Non Vegan

Well, mung bean recipe at any rate 🙂 For the opening of my parent’s new business we had to prepare a whole lot of food, and this particular food was made in great quantity. Made with a base of pureed mung beans, it’s called ‘bin-dae-dduk’, it is another …

Special Chocolate & Chai Cupcake Recipe

Now, I’ve had one prior success with a muffin/cupcake recipe which turned out well as you may have seen, but unfortunately the next day the oil started to ooze out of the cupcakes, and by the third morning they were extremely dry and stale. Not impressive at all, …

Gooey Guacamole Recipe

There’s a million and one recipes for ‘authentic’ guacamole out there, so I’m not even going to pretend that this one is anywhere near authentic (so, no – this was not passed down to me by the guacamole recipe master in some tiny Mexican village – it’s just …

Traditional Korean Kimchi Recipe

Kimchi, also known as kimchee is a traditional Korean dish of fermented chilli peppers with a variety of vegetables, the most common being made with Chinese cabbage. It’s deeply ingrained into Korean culture and whilst it is mostly served as a side dish, it can also be used …

Korean Boiled Beef Ribs Recipe

I can’t believe I’m out of caster sugar (superfine sugar for those of you north of the hemisphere). Since WHEN am I out of caster sugar? I’m guessing the culprit is mom as she likes using it for marinades as it dissolves more readily than regular white sugar…*sigh* …

Pasta Bolognese Recipe

One last essay *sob*, I’m almost there…Just taking a break at the moment! Now, my family, having mostly grown up with my mother’s cooking, are quite unadventurous when it comes to food. My father will only eat Korean/Chinese/Japanese cuisine, the only other foods he enjoys are pizza, subs …