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Korean Radish – 3 Ways & Recipes

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There’s nothing quite like the magical Korean radish in my book.  It truly possesses transformative powers with its capacity to be bright and fruity at one moment then chewy and crisp the next.  There are actually several dozen ways to prepare Korean radish.  My father even enjoys them straight and raw.  It’s a testament to […]

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Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

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I grew up eating my mother’s fried rice.  It was one of the best things ever.  It was always satisfying, straight-forward and arrived in a flash, steaming and piled high.  Tossed in the mix were always surprising nuggets of this or that, eager to please everyone with its variety.  My favorite ones were those stuffed […]

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Korean BBQ Bulgogi 3 Ways 불고기

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Our affinity for grilled meat is great in our household.  Considering the grand affair that Koreans like to make of tabletop barbecue, it only makes sense.  Pork belly to ribs, we love it all. Todays video is all about Korean bulgogi which literally translates to fire meat.  It’s meant to be grilled over a hot open […]

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Cherry Cheesecake Mochi 찹쌀떡

Cherry Cheesecake Mochi

My most popular video to date is my mocha mochi video and for good reason.  It’s wonderfully soft and tender with a burst of chocolatey goodness tucked in the middle.  Not to mention, it’s incredibly simple to make.  It takes all of 10 minutes to make the mochi wrapper which can then envelope an endless list […]

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3 Ingredient Korean Melon Bars {Melona Ice Cream Bar}

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As with most of my childhood memories the fondest ones I have revolve around food.  Melona bars were the summer highlight.  They were always a cool and delicious treat I enjoyed every summer I visited Korea.  If you’ve never had one, you’re in for a treat!  They’re a dazzling combination of thick and creamy paired […]

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Korean LA Rice Cakes 찹쌀떡

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Growing up, I would have these squidgy little rice cakes on-the-go for breakfast.  A Korean hybrid granola bar, if you will.  Inside these chewy baked rice cakes, my mother would pack in a traditional mix of adzuki beans, chestnuts or raisins and as a child, I was happy to enjoy them as they were delightfully […]

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Rabokki Recipe Ramen + Tteokbokki 라볶이

Korean Rabokki Ramen

  What is it? A fiery ruby stew that combines buttery ramen noodles and chewy rice cakes, bubbling in a delicious Korean sauce. It is a quintessential comfort staple for bachelor/rettes in Korea and it really is like a hug and kick all at the same time.       5.0 from 4 reviews Rabokki […]

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Kimchi + Q & A

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What is kimchi?  Spicy fermented napa cabbage.  It is a living food, preserving the nutrients of the vegetables going into it while self generating other health benefits.   What is in kimchi?  It primarily consists of cabbage and salt but you can also include Korean radish/mu, scallions, sesame seeds, onions, garlic, ginger, Korean pepper flakes, […]

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Korean Potatoes 감자조림

Easy Korean Side Dish Potato Gorim

  I’ve expressed my love for the egg several times before but the humble potato comes in a close second.  It’s just so versatile and patient.  Weeks can go by and you won’t hear the potato grumbling to be used up or envious of your attentions elsewhere and when you need it, its applications are […]

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Korean Sweet Stuffed Pancakes 호떡

Korean Sweet Pancakes Hotteok

I have such fond memories of my mama buying these hot off the grill on the streets of Korea.  Korean streets are so lively, hustling and bustling with activity.  All the street vendors vie for your attention and when swirled with the insane aromas of sizzling food, it can have a dizzying affect, but one […]

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