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Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad (막국수 Makguksu)

Cold Makguksu (막국수) and hot summer go together like hot chocolate and cold winter. There’s just something curiously cooling about all the fresh crunchy vegetables and cold buckwheat noodles(메밀국수 maemil guksu) mixed together. But then again, nothing curious about it I guess, since maemil/buckwheat IS…

Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad (막국수 Makguksu)

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Noodles with Black Bean Sauce (짜장면 Jjajang Myeon)

In almost every Korean drama, you will see characters devour this black sauce noodle dish-ending with black sauce all around their mouths. And it’s almost always in an office setting or at home, where these are delivered in a steel or plastic box. Jjajangmyeon (짜장면)…

Noodles in Black Bean Sauce (간짜장면 Kaan Jjajangmyeon)

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Korean Kabocha Squash (단호박 Danhobak) Salad

Danhobak(단호박)/Kabocha Squash and Goguma (고구마)/Sweet potato are probably some of the most popular ingredient in Korea these days. I say that because I see these two ingredients everywhere – actually to the point where I am tired of seeing them as the ‘featured’ ingredient in…

Sweet Kabocha Squash Salad (단호박 샐러드 Danhobak Salad)

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Recently I was asked by Yakima magazine (a wonderful local lifestyle magazine written for and by the local people in Yakima valley in the state of Washington) if I would allow my No Crazy Kimchi flowchart to be included in their upcoming article about eating…

No Crazy Kimchi chart featured in Yakima magazine

I know this is way late but better late than never, right? Thank you everyone for hanging with me so far. After I open my studio on March 15th and get things settled, I hope to post a lot more recipes this year! The WordPress.com…

2013 in review

Yakwa cooling on rack

For this New Year’s, I made Yakwa to share with friends and family. The last time I made yakwa was almost 2 years ago and it took a couple tries to get it just right. Instead of the original diamond shape that my mother-in-law uses,…

A Sweet Gift for Korean New Year

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