Korean Black Bean Sauce Noodles (Jajangmyeon)

Korean Black Bean Sauce Noodles (Jajangmyeon)

Have you ever had Korean black bean sauce noodles (Jajangmyeon, 자장면 or Jjajangmyeon, 짜장면) before? It is a popular noodle dish mixed in with black bean sauce, which consists of chunjang (춘장, a salty … [Read more...]

Seven Perfect Korean Rainy Day Foods

Seven Perfect Korean Rainy Day Food

(Note: I know above image only captures six Korean dishes not seven. The image of 7th Korean dish is not mine, so I didn't want to include it in the collage. :) ) In the last 6 to 9 months I … [Read more...]

Five Korean Ingredients You Should Avoid While You Are Pregnant

Five Korean Ingredients You Should Avoid While You Are Pregnant

(Photo credit – canstockphoto.com used with licence) Disclaimer - I want to make it clear that this article is not intended for medical, health or dietary advice. Please seek appropriate professional … [Read more...]

Jjapaguri/Chapaguri (Korean Instant Noodles – Jjapaghetti and Neoguri combined)

Jjapaguri (Korean Instant Noodles - Jjapaghetti and Neoguri combined)

Are you a regular follower of any Korean TV program? Quite frankly, I’m not. The only way I keep the connection between me and Korean TV programs is by reading entertainment news on the internet. … [Read more...]

Korean Barbecue

This post is brought to you by Groupon. Korean food is delicious, and for those who have never tried it, Korean barbecue might be the perfect opportunity to get a taste of the country's meaty … [Read more...]

A Bibimbap Ad Appears in the New York Times Again

Bibimbap ad on NYT

(photo is courtesy of Seo Kyung Duk) There were lots of press mentions of Lee Young Ae's (the heroin of Dae Jang Geum) involvement in a Bibimbap ad in the New York Times this morning. I also know … [Read more...]

Kangaroo Meat Bulgogi BBQ – An Australia Day Special Edition

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I became an Australian citizen in the middle of last year. Near the end of the citizenship ceremony, someone from the stage shouted out loud “Aussie Aussie Aussie” and most people (over 1000) in the … [Read more...]

North Korean Food: Raengmyeon (Korean cold noodles in chilled broth) from Pyongyang

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I got an interesting email from one of my readers, Paul, the other day. It was about his food experience in Pyongyang. So naturally it drew my attention (I've never been to North Korea before. Have … [Read more...]

Difference Between Bibim Naengmyeon and Bibim Guksu

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If you started to wonder what is different between Bibim Naengmyeon (비빔냉면) and Bibim Guksu (비빔국수) when you read my bibim guksu post the other day, I wouldn't be surprised. I wasn't quite sure which … [Read more...]

Picture of the Week – Colorful Healthy Sherbet

Colorful Bingsu

(photo from - Naver news ) Yellow sherbet from citron (유자: yuja), purple sherbet from mountain berry (복분자: bokbunja) and green sherbet from green tea (녹차: nokcha). Do sherbets cool you down? If I … [Read more...]