Thin and Crispy Roasted Black Sesame Cookies

roasted black sesame cookies

Everyone has their cookie preference – soft, chewy, crispy, thick, thin and so on. There’s not really a right or wrong answer, persay but I grew up eating bordeaux pepperidge farm cookies. Thin and crispy (!). Although, I have grown to like soft and/or chewy cookies too. But, nonetheless, our family never really ate the […]

Braised Pork Ribs with Kimchi

After all of the luscious, waist expanding delicious sweets, it’s time for some spiciness to balance it all! It’s also cold (freezing) here in the northeast and winter is here to stay. It’s not really welcome to stay but I don’t think winter will be leaving for a few months, so, might as well embrace […]

Korean Sweet Potato Tart (Goguma Tart)

One of my favorite foods in the winter is Korean sweet potatoes (goguma 고구마). Sweet potatoes often found and used in Korean recipes are different from the ones we find most common here in the States. There are two main Korean varieties – mul goguma and bam goguma. Mul goguma is more pale yellow in the inside and […]

Tteokbokki + Fire Ramen = Fire Rabokki

spicy tteokbokki plus fire spicy instant ramen = rabokki

Potential fire in your mouth with this rabokki! “Buldak Bokkeum Myun” translates directly into fire chicken stir-fried noodles. These instant noodles (ramen) were all the rage a few years ago inKorea and have taken YouTube by storm with hundreds of eating challenge videos. They are still immensely hot .. pun intended (hehe). My husband thinks I’m crazy for […]

Bulgogi Spaghetti Aglio Olio

korean bulgogi spaghetti aglio olio

Classic east meets classic west. So, to start off, I’ll say I’m not the biggest fan of Korean bulgogi or Italian pasta. I love eating Korean BBQ with my friends and family but bulgogi, a classic Korean BBQ meat, is not my favorite. Bulgogi, though is more traditional, is approachable to non-Koreans because of it’s […]