Sweet Rice Corn Hotteok


There is one special treat that my family is always looking forward to whenever we visit Korea. It is the "Hotteok", the sweet Korean pancakes that you can find on any famous streets of Seoul or elsewhere in Korea. These lovely sweet treats are to-die-for, especially in wintertime. With crisp-chewy dough on the outside and sizzling hot sugary syrup inside, you just have to be very careful not to burn your tongue. Even if you did, that is a small price to pay to indulge in such a heavenly ...

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Fried Anchovies and Peanuts, love or hate?


Before I start this post I would like to ask you if you've ever seen "Kimchi Chronicles" on PBS or on Youtube. Marja Vongerichten did a wonderful job introducing Korean cuisine and I enjoyed seeing a few episode myself. She recently published her cookbook. They launched Korean cooking video contest on Youtube and I thought you might be interested in. Check the link below. The Youtube video and the contest announcement Give yourself a try if you are enthusiastic about Korean food. Who ...

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