Saba fish

We didn’t have enough in Japan nor Korea, had always been on the lookout for Saba fish at home. I got my chance today. Ingredients Defrosted 3 Saba slices, and with some leftover raddish. Also will pair with sweet potato leaves and miso tofu seaweed soup. Method 1) Wash, pat dry and generously salt Saba…

Army stew – Budae Jjigae

My poor son will soon be living in the jungle with no proper food and I’m proposing to cook a calorie laden dinner to sustain him for the coming week. It’s not a totally healthy dish with lots of processed food but I’ll try to add more fresh ingredients and vegetables to negate that ‘unhealthiness’,…

Kimchi Soondubu Jjigae

It’s kimchi soft tofu stew (Kimchi Soondubu Jjigae in Korean). For the 3rd day in a row I’m cooking Korean dishes. All turned out pretty legit. I’ve surprised myself and family members too. The only dealings I’ve is visiting Seoul (twice), Jeju and Nami islands and watching kdrama at home. Today’s travel features Love land…

Samgyetan sequel

On both visits to Seoul, we were inspired to que for samgyetan. Whether winter or summer, this piping hot dish is popular with locals as it warms the body during winter and cools the body during summer. Samgyetan is Korean ginseng chicken soup. I will attempt to cook this at home with lesser chicken as…

Japchae sequel 2

Practice makes perfect, cliche but true. My first japchae was a nervous wreak. The sequel tastes confidence, more authentic and praise worthy. Japchae is btw Korean sweet potato noodles dish. 😱😵😲 Has japchae ever been described such? Weird. Travels today feature an aspect of Korean wedding.   Maids of honor & musicians at wedding Ingredients…

Kim chi fried 🍚

There’s leftover rice, as the daughters hardly eat. Am inspired by the Korean restaurant we just went to. Hopefully I can replicate but will adapt to the ingredients available at home. 😋😋😋 Ingredients Lots of garlic, carrot, Napa cabbage, cilantro, white button mushrooms, egg, shrimps, leftover rice and Korean gochujang sauce. Method 1) Chop garlic,…