April 27, 2017

Japanese food: Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き)

Okonomiyaki has to be one of the most illogical, yet delicious dishes I have ever had the pleasure to consume. The dish is affectionately known as Japanese pizza or Japanese savory pancake in the Western world but the dish is far from pizza and a pancake. Okonomiyaki literally means “whatever you want grilled”. The idea of […]

Japanese food: Takoyaki (たこ焼き or 蛸焼)

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Takoyaki (たこ焼き or 蛸焼) is an extremely popular street food all over Japan. The spread of this food is contagious in Asia, now being seen in South Korea, All over mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. It has become so popular because of its cheap-affordable price, explosively molten hot texture, and convenience. You can […]

Korean food: Samgyeopsal (삼겹살)

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Everyone, everywhere loves BBQ! There is something about the fats and oils dripping into the flames and the wonderful smells billowing off the table that makes BBQ undeniably yummy. It doesn’t matter if your from Korea or from The Southern part of America. Samgyeopsal is a very popular Korean dish. This dish is made with high-quality cuts of […]

Korean food: Kimchi (김치)

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Kimchi is the national dish of Korea as well as a traditional side dish (banchan). The main ingredients of the dish are made from either napa cabbage, cucumbers, radishes or scallions. Kimchi must ferment for at least 1 day but can be fermented for up to several months. Other ingredients and seasonings added to kimchi are […]

Korean food: Sannakji (산낙지)

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Food to die for! Sannakji, small live octopus, is one of the most unique foods I have ever munched on. Sannakji is one of the rare foods that actually fights back when getting eaten, so you can’t take this food lightly. Sannakji is a small octopus prepared alive, and generally the tentacles are the meal. […]

Korean Food: Sundae (순대)

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 Sundae is heaven in a pig’s intestine! I have strong, heart-warming feelings for food that is put and cooked inside other food, and sundae is one of those food! Sundae is a Korean dish made from steaming or boiling either cow’s or pig’s intestine that is stuffed with blood, noodles and various seasonings. You can […]