Instant Spicy Korean Cold Noodles (Bibim Naengmyeon)

Instant Spicy Korean Cold Noodles (Bibim Naengmyeon)

A few weeks ago I promised my sister that I will make her Bibim Naengmyeon (Spicy Korean Cold Noodles, 비빔냉면) using my near expiring dried naengmyeon noodles, which I bought about a year ago. She loves … [Read more...]

Noodles for Jajangmyeon and Jjamppong

Noodles for Jajangmyeon and Jjamppong

This is a short post about one of the cooking ingredients I used for Korean black bean sauce noodles (Jajangmyeon, 자장면) I made the other day. I used this pack of noodles for the first time and I … [Read more...]

Beksul Castella Mix (Sweet Honey Sponge Cake – Pre mix version)

Beksul Castella Mix (Sweet Honey Sponge Cake - Pre mix version)

One of my childhood favourite snacks is Castella (or Kasutera 카스테라, sweet honey sponge) cake. It’s sweet and soft and a well made version of it melts in your mouth. My mum also used to use this cake … [Read more...]

Sweet Korean Pancakes (Hoddeok) – Pre Mix Version

Sweet Pancake Mix (Hoddeok) package

Have you seen these pancakes before? They are called Hoddeok/Hotteok (호떡), and you can easily spot them on the street, especially in winter in Korea. Hoddeok used to be my favourite street snack when … [Read more...]

Instant Cold Noodles in Broth (Mul Naengmyun)

Review - Instant Cold Noodles in Water (Mul Naengmyun)2

When I bought a cold instant noodles pack, Michael said I was crazy. His point was, who would want to have freezing cold noodles in the middle of winter? I picked it up as a back up just in case I … [Read more...]

Korean BBQ Grill Plate

BBQ Grill Plate (Top)

(This post was last updated on 20th December 2013) Are you looking into buying a table top BBQ grill so that you can enjoy Korean style BBQ at home? Then read on! While it's not exhaustive, the … [Read more...]

Frozen Cheese Cake

CJ cheese cake

We have a regular gathering with some other foreigners living in this area every second Wednesday. We have dinner in one person's house and we take turns. The host prepares a main meal and everyone … [Read more...]