Easy Rice Cake Soup, Miryang style Tteok-gook

Easy Rice Cake Soup

If you are a Korean or familiar with Korean culture, you will know that Koreans enjoy rice cake soup for a New Year's day.  The whiteness of rice cakes symbolizes the bright new beginning and the elongated log-like shape of the cake (tteok garae-떡가래) represents the upcoming prosperity of the New Year. Having a bowl of rice cake soup also means you are gaining one more year of wisdom and the life experience. ...

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Dak Galbi, spicy chicken and rice cakes of Chuncheon

spicy Korean chicken-galbi

There are two things in life that are almost impossible to bring back to their original status. One; the soggy noodles in the soup Two; a boyfriend who left you for another girl. Some food brings memories. My friend got really mad at me when I told her this Philosophy of physical changes in life. She was mad at me because...., I compared her romance to the noodles. ...

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Pan Fried Rice Cakes, do you dare a devil?

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  I am a rice cake lover. Yes, I know.... It is white food. But I eat small portion and enjoy every bite of them, and go for a walk, sometimes, to remove the guilt out of my belly. Anyway... One of the first thing I do in the morning is to check Korean newspaper via online, usually after CNN.com or FoxNews.com -- Good thing that I speak two languages. Although neither of them I speak perfectly... ...

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Spicy Korean Rice Cakes(떡볶이), the street food of 50million Koreans

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  Everyone has their own childhood food cravings. It is the food they grow up with and it reminds you the memories of the past as you eat them. I grow up eating lots..., I mean lots of this dish. This is one of my favorite snacks when I was a teenager (I have lots of other favorites, too). This dish is called Ddukppoki (떡볶이), the spicy Korean rice cakes. As a teenage girl in middle/high school(I attended girls only school, no boys there except teachers), I had to wear school uniforms, ...

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