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Ssambap (Korean Rice Lettuce Wraps)

Easy Ssambap recipe! Are you familiar with ssam? Ssam (쌈) means any wrapped food in edible leaves and edible seaweed. If you have tried Korean BBQ meat in some lettuce leaves, that is called ssam as well. One type of ssam I love is Ssambap (쌈밥). What is Ssambap Essentially, ssambap means rice wrapped in …

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Korean party food with white porcelain

Handcrafted Fine Korean Pottery Tableware

Discover fine Korean pottery tableware! I’m going to talk about beautifully handcrafted fine Korean pottery tableware today. Ever sine I started food blogging, I became obsessed with tableware. Whether it’s a simple side dish or soup, choosing appropriate tableware is a very important part of food photography. It affects the overall mood and atmosphere of …

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Seven Perfect Korean Rainy Day Foods

How to beat the rainy day blues with seven perfect korean rainy day foods. These include Korean pancakes, noodles and soup. How comforting! (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. 🙂 …

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Celebrate "Pepero Day" with super easy and simple Pepero cake | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Pepero Cake

Pepero cake is a simple but creative way to make a cake using a popular Korean snack – Pepero sticks. Ready in 10 mins!  Pepero Day Have you heard of “Pepero Day“? In Korea, 11th November is Pepero day. To some degree, it is similar to Valentine’s Day. People, particularly youngsters, give Pepero sticks to …

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Five Korean Ingredients You Should Avoid While You Are Pregnant

Five Korean Ingredients You Should Avoid While You Are Pregnant

Are you pregnant and concerned about eating certain Korean food? Then read on! (Image credit – canstockphoto.com used with licence) So, I made an announcement a few weeks ago that I’m expecting my first baby and the due date is getting very close now. Just like an any expectant mother, I’m very nervous and apprehensive …

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Chapaguri served in a white pasta bowl

Jjapaguri / Chapaguri (Jjapaghetti and Neoguri Combined)

Trendy K-Pop Food – Jjapaguri / Chapaguri recipe.  What is Jjapaguri / Chapaguri Jjapaguri / Chapaguri (짜파구리) is simply a combination of two different Korean instant noodles “Jjapaghetti (짜파게티)” and “Neoguri (너구리)”. Individually they are quite different noodles. Jjapagehtti is a cut down instant version of Korean black bean noodle and it is served dry …

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Korean Style Kangaroo Meat BBQ

Korean style Kangaroo meat BBQ! Thinly sliced kangaroo rump steak is marinated in Korean bulgogi sauce. It’s tender and delicious! I became an Australian citizen several years ago. Near the end of my citizenship ceremony, someone from the stage shouted out loud “Aussie Aussie Aussie” and most people (over 1000) in the audience seats shouted …

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Tteok and Kitchen Utensil Museum

(Jangdokdae, 장독대- A terrace where Koreans used to store pickled or fermented food like gochujang or soy sauce/ The pots are called hangari, 항아리) After enjoying my rice cakes and tea at Jilsiru, we decided to visit the Tteok and Kitchen Utensil Museum (떡 박물관) that is located in the same building (Tteok means “rice …

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Ddeok (Korean Rice Cake) Cafe - Jilsiru 9

Korean Rice Cake Cafe – Jilsiru

Look at these beautiful cakes! Can you believe that they are actually Korean rice cakes?! I was very surprised to see them because of their beauty and magnificence. Some of these rice cakes can be easily mistaken as western style cakes, like this one. This wine rice cake looks like a type of cheese cake but it …

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Seasoned Dried Filefish (Jwipo)

What is Jwipo? Learn about popular Korean dried fish snack! When I was a child I adored Jwipo / Juipo (쥐포) so much. It was my favourite snack in the world! Jwipo is a Korean fish jerky made out of filefish. Once there was a rumor about filefishes that they are nearly extinct in Korea …

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Eggs Baked on Elvan Stone | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Eggs Baked on Elvan Stone

On my birthday, I got this weird present. They weren’t wrapped with pretty pink ribbon nor beautifully packed with wrapping paper, but since I got them on my birthday, I consider that they were my birthday present. The present I got were eggs baked on elvan stone. Have you ever had eggs baked on elvan …

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Pepero Day

Tomorrow, November 11th is Pepero day in Korea. Pepero is a snack that looks like long thin sticks with a chocolate coating. It is very similar to Japanese Pocky. Pepero day became like Valentine’s Day in Korea. It is popular with young people and couples and they exchange pepero sticks each other as a gift …

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