Kimchi Tofu Dumplings, Our New Year Tradition


  If you come to my house, you will find at least one or two packages of frozen dumplings stored in my freezer any time of the year. I purchase them from the grocery stores, of course. But during the New Year, I like to make home-made dumplings with my family. It is a fun activity that you can do with anyone - young or old, and you can store them in the freezer for later use if you can't finish them all at once. Koreans love dumplings. We steam them, pan-fry them, deep-fry them, ...

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Tofu Bibimbap, a rustic rendition in a stylish blog.


I am pleased to let you know that I was nominated for "Stylish blogger" by Tammy from Koreafornian Cooking.  I like my blog, and I did spend some time and effort to beautify it. I only wish that I, as a person, would be as stylish as my blog... But I want you to imagine me (5'2" Korean woman) wearing a Versace gown with all the hair and make up, holding an Oscar on one hand and a piece of paper on the other. So, here is my acceptance speech for this award, which is to let you know 7 ...

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Seafood Pancakes, and the three amigos


     My friend Lily called me the other day and asked if I can post the recipe for Korean seafood pancakes. Her 17 year old son, who is fighting with a cancer, is craving for this pancakes and she would like to know how to make it. I am thrilled to introduce this dish for anyone who loves seafood and spring onions. Lily, this one is especially for you and Alex! This is traditional Korean afternoon snacks on the rainy days. Why rainy days? I don't know exactly why but if you ask any ...

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