There and Back Again

Hello World,

Wow, it feels very weird and somewhat awkward coming back to blogging again. I have been absent from my blog for a very long time (5 years 2 months and 3 days or 1891 days). It feels like I am just waking up from a deep coma and I am trying to gain my muscle strength  but it is not as easy as it seems.

I always meant to come back to blogging. I just didn’t think that I would be away for this long. Many things happened to me and to this blog during this time. I am grateful that I still have visitors daily even though the blog had been in a very deep sleep. Thank you all for visiting my blog and sharing your experience with my other readers.

Personally and professionally, I also finished my Master degree and I am recently qualified as a CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant). I am finally off the hook from this dragging long haul series of studies and I am trying to come back  into my noble hobby – cooking Korean food and sharing my experience with you.

I hope to meet my old and new friends back in my playground soon.

Happy cooking!


About Sue

Hi, I'm Sue and I am the author/cook/photographer behind My Korean Kitchen. Thank you for joining me in this delicious culinary journey!


  1. Welcome back! I used to follow your blog when it was active and always hoped you would return; I continued to check it regularly, always with anticipation :)

    I look forward to following along with you.

    Best wishes!


  2. Stephanie says:

    Omg welcome back. I thought something has happened to you, since you never blog. Glad to know everything goes well with you, congrats with your master.
    Just realized you are back after some googling over happy together cafetaria menu. Kekeke. Currently i am addicted to making the food covered in the korea variety shows. Could not wait your next post!

    • Thanks Stephanie! Yes, I’m well and alive. :) I’ve been back blogging for about 4 months now. I’m trying to cover Korean food that appeared on a Korean TV show every now and then. So please stay tuned!

  3. Stephanie says:

    WELCOME BACK!!!! I thought I went to the wrong website when I came to reference a recipe!!!!!!! Congrats on your Masters! Looking forward to catching up on all the new posts you have since January!

  4. Stephanie says:

    Welcome back Sue and congrats on getting master degree and CPA! :)

    Few days ago I revisited your website to check on the recipe for the kimchi jjigae, and I was surprised to see the change in your website and new posts!

    Thanks to your recipes, I’ve started learning how to cook Korean food back in the days when I’m uni in

    Look forward to see more of your posts!

    • Thanks Stephanie,
      I am also happy to hear that you decided to revisit my website even though it’s been inactive for a long time! Looking forward to see more of your feedback!

  5. I thought I had the wrong site when I dropped by today to have a look around your recipes for a little inspiration! I’m visiting my father next month, and I always drop by the H-Mart and stock up on ingredients since there isn’t a decent place to buy kimchi within 1000 km of where I live.. It’s lovely to have you back! And congratulations on your masters! (:

    • Thanks Miriam, It must be frustrating living so far away from a decent Korean grocery store! That will drive me crazy for sure. :) I hope you gathered enough inspiration for your cooking needs!

  6. Glad you are back!!!!!

    Congratulations on your accomplishments!

  7. So glad you are back! I’m still working my way through all your recipes thank you!!

  8. Welcome back! I followed your blog before you left and am excited you are back! I was getting my bachelors degree when I found your blog, and I also got my masters during your absence, I understand how life consuming it is! Congratulation!

  9. Welcome back Sue

    I have missed your posts, and am looking forward to seeing how you have melded Korean cooking with Australian resources.

    • Thanks hannaone,

      I really appreciate your support, particularly I loved your “exciting news” announcement on your website. It made me laugh. :)

      I liked the way you sort your recipes on your site too.

  10. I am so happy that you are back. You inspired me to start a korean food website. I look forward to this adventure. Blessings.

  11. Welcome Back Sue~^^ Congratulations on receiving your Master Degree, from Julia Lucas

  12. YAY! You’re back! I am so glad!!!!!!!! My Korean husband and I currently live in America, but we’re probably moving to Korea soon, so I’m trying to learn every food that I can!

  13. Thanks all for your warm welcome. It’s good to see my old and new friends again. :)

  14. Welcome Back. Enjoyed reading your blog

  15. Welcom back!

  16. Welcome back!

    I spent two years as a student living with 3 Korean guys in Boston (MA, USA) during the late 1990’s, and have been very glad of your recipes over the past few years!

    I’d forgotten most of what I’d learned from their female friends, who were always willing to teach this American the wonders of bulgogi, kimbap, and fermented yummy food.

    Sadly, most of what I’d learned directly from my housemates related to cleaning old dry rice from the rice cooker, how to improve packaged ramyun, and why one shouldn’t try to heat up dried squid on an electric range burner.

    I should have tried living with their female friends (not likely possible, of course)!

  17. Welcome back! Congratulations on your degree – I got may Masters last year (at age 65) so I know how much work that is. Bravo!

  18. Congratulations on your masters and CPA! Welcome back~~~

  19. It’s been a while, but glad that you are back and blogging. Definitely know how the CPA studies go, its like having a second full time job. Looking forward to more recipes and delicious food!

  20. Welcome back!

  21. Welcome back

  22. Hi, just stumbled across your blog and am glad to find that you have just posted after such a long hiatus! Have been browsing your recipes and I find them easy and inspirational. As a student, I often turn to cooking blogs or blogs with presentable dishes to whet my appetite. I look forward to seeing more upcoming recipes, hopefully simple enough for me to prepare for snacks or meals! Will be bookmarking your blog. Good luck with future posts and congratulations on your degree (:

  23. welcome back :)

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