Sweet Rice Corn Hotteok

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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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LA Style Sweet Rice Cake Bars

LA style sweet rice cakes

Baked goodies with NO gluten and NO butter or oil... Would it be possible? Yes. I want you to try these sweet rice cake bars. They originated from the Koreans living in Los Angeles, California many years ago. Their craving of traditional Korean rice cakes, which sometimes is hard to achieve in a home kitchen, turned this bars more like 'east meets west' version of rice cakes. ...

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Sweet Potato Rice Donuts

Sweet Potato Rice Donuts

I received a package from my mother-in-law the other day.  In the package there were several vintage brocade tablecloths, napkins, some other linens, and a few crocheted doilies.  They used to belong to my dear grandmother-in-law, Phyllis. Phylis died over 10 years ago and I miss her dearly.  She was a genuinely kind, loving and funny woman.  She was a type of person who can make friends with anybody regardless who they are and what they stand for.  Born as the oldest daughter she helped her ...

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