Yaksik dessert elegantly served on a rectangular white plate, with an additional three individually wrapped pieces arranged in the background on a matching round plate.

Yaksik (Korean Sweet Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts)

Learn how to make Korean sweet rice dessert – Yaksik (Yakbap)! What is Yaksik (Yakbap) Today, I’m introducing a Korean dish known as Yaksik, or Yakshik (약식), also referred to as Yakbap (약밥). This translates to ‘medicinal food’, owing to its key ingredient – honey. In ancient Korea, honey was not just a sweetener but …

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Korean Curry Rice (Kare Rice)

Learn how to make Korean curry rice at home! Packed with savory, slightly sweet, and mildly spicy flavors, this comforting dish is perfect for easy weeknight dinners. What is Korean Curry Rice Korean curry rice is a simple, versatile, and satisfying dish, making it a staple in many Korean households, particularly those with children. Growing …

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25+ Korean Foods That Will Impress Your Party Guests

Explore a variety of mouthwatering Korean party food ideas! With over 25 Korean dishes to choose from, you can be sure to impress your guests with a delightful culinary experience. Are you on a quest for some exciting Korean party food inspiration? Whether you’re looking for a simple dinner idea or orchestrating a grand feast …

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Vanilla Custard Recipe

Indulge in this creamy, easy-to-make vanilla custard. Its delightful sweet aroma is perfect in a shake, paired with fresh fruits, or enjoyed alone. This versatile treat is simply delicious and irresistible. Today, I’m sharing my vanilla custard recipe. Although it’s not a dish that would typically feature on my website, I’ve decided to share it …

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Donkatsu (Korean Style Pork Cutlet)

Get ready to entice your taste buds with one of Korea’s most beloved dishes – Donkatsu, also known as Donkkaseu. This Japanese-inspired pork cutlet is a crispy yet juicy delight that will instantly make you fall in love. Whether you’re in the mood for a satisfying meal or simply craving something utterly delicious, donkatsu is …

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Sotteok Sotteok (Rice Cake and Sausage Skewers)

Treat yourself to Sotteok Sotteok (or Sotteok), a mouthwatering Korean street food that pairs chewy rice cakes with savory mini sausages. The smoky flavor and enticing texture of these skewers are sure to please your taste buds. What’s more, it’s coated in a delicious and addictive blend of spicy, sweet, and tangy sauce, you’ll soon …

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Chicken Noodle Soup (Dak Kalguksu)

Introducing a healthy and flavorful Korean chicken noodle soup – Dak Kalguksu recipe! This classic dish is not only comforting but also packed with nutritious ingredients that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished. Learn how to create this delightful recipe! What is Dak Kalguksu Dak Kalguksu (닭 칼국수) is a traditional Korean dish, translating …

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Makgeolli Shake

Makgeolli shake, a chic Korean alcoholic beverage, masterfully blends the subtle sweetness and fizziness of makgeolli with the rich, creamy texture of vanilla custard and ice cream. This delightful drink has won the hearts of many, and the best part is that you can now create your very own from the comfort of your home! …

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Mini Kimbap (Mayak Kimbap)

Immerse yourself in the enticing world of mini kimbap, a delightful Korean snack that’s sure to have you craving more. These bite-sized morsels, also known as mayak or ggoma kimbap, feature a selection of 3 to 4 fillings, ranging from vegetables, meat, and eggs, all combined with seasoned short grain rice and dried seaweed. What’s …

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Mango Bingsu (Mango Shaved Ice)

Indulge in the ultimate summer treat with this delightful Mango Bingsu (Mango Shaved Ice)! This mouth-watering dessert offers a mountain of finely shaved ice that is both creamy and sweet. Its snow-like texture melts in your mouth, providing a refreshing and satisfying treat on a hot summer day. Topped generously with luscious mango slices and …

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Your Ultimate Guide to Authentic Korean BBQ at Home

Learn how to host an amazing Korean BBQ at home! Invite your loved ones and treat them to this truly unique culinary experience. This guide contains all the information you need to set up a successful DIY Korean BBQ. You’ll discover which meat to buy, how to prepare it, and which mouth watering side dishes …

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Rose Tteokbokki

If you ever want to indulge in some trendy and delicious Korean food, then Rose Tteokbokki should definitely be on your list. This fusion dish has taken the country by storm, with its creamy and mildly spicy flavor profile that everyone seems to be obsessed with. Learn how to make this dish at home! It’s …

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Korean Corn Dog

Get ready for a delicious and exciting snack with a Korean Corn Dog! This treat is similar to a Dagwood Dog, but has the added crunch of panko breadcrumbs. Making it even more enjoyable, you can also choose a variety of coatings such as french fries or dry ramen noodles. Let’s get to it! What …

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Tuna Mayo Rice Bowl

Korean Tuna Mayo Rice Bowl is an easy and delicious meal that can be enjoyed at any time at home. It is packed with delicious savory flavor, and creamy texture, making it a great option for lunch or dinner. In this post, you will find out what Korean Tuna Mayo Rice Bowl is all about, …

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14 Korean Dishes Perfect For Your Next Game Day

Are you looking for something delicious and new to try on your next game day? Check out these 14 delicious Korean dishes. From classics like Korean Fried Chicken to lesser-known gems like Honey Butter Squid Jerky and Fire Noodles with French Fries, there is sure to be something everyone will love. Go ahead and give …

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Jolly Pong Shake (Cereal Milkshake)

Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make milkshake? Jolly Pong shake is a trendy Korean drink that captured my heart! Made with Jolly Pong, Korean puffed wheat cereal, this shake is sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied. Get the recipe now! What is Jolly Pong Jolly Pong (Jollypong, 죠리퐁) is a popular Korean snack …

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Jangjorim (Soy Sauce Beef and Quail Eggs)

Jangjorim is a Korean soy sauce braised beef and egg dish that is savory and hearty. The beef is slightly salty and tender, and the braised quail eggs are a fun bonus. Try it today to add some savory deliciousness to your next Korean meal! What is Jangjorim Jangjorim (장조림) is a Korean dish consisting …

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15+ Korean New Year Foods You Should Try

Discover a delightful round-up of Korean New Year food recipes! If you’re looking to add a Korean twist to your New Year’s Day celebration, you’ve come to the right place. I have carefully selected over 15 recipes that are traditionally enjoyed on this special day. Immerse yourself in the festive world of Korean New Year’s …

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Tangsuyuk (Korean Sweet and Sour Pork)

Tangsuyuk, also known as Korean sweet and sour pork, is a popular dish among Koreans. The pork is double deep-fried to make it crunchy, and the sauce is a perfect balance of sweet and sour, making it irresistible. I hope you try it soon! What is Tangsuyuk Tangsuyuk / Tang soo yook / Tang su …

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Ginseng Tea (Insam Cha)

Ginseng tea is a herbal drink made from the roots of the Panax Ginseng plant. The tea has been used for centuries in Korea and is believed to have many health benefits. If you’re interested in learning how to make it at home, here’s my easy ginseng tea recipe. Give it a try soon! What …

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