The little Santorini just 3 hours away from Seoul

There are a few staycation spots near Seoul that you should definitely include in your list if you're planning to visit in the summer.   I wrote about the sea water tofu near the East Korean Sea earlier, just nearby also close to Pyeong Chang where the 2018 Winter Olympic is going to take place…

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2018 Pyeong Chang mascot bring free tickets to Korea in Toronto

  This weekend will be the day to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, meanwhile cute mascots of the 2018 Pyeong Chang Winter Olympic games, Soohorang and Bandabi will be coming to visit and celebrate in the lakeshore area in Toronto!   On the same day, the world renowned giant rubber duck will be floating on Lake…

Ube x charcoal creamy ice treats 

I took advantage of the good half hour wait to decide what to pick out of charcoal, ube, matcha and vanilla bean. Finally I have settled with charcoal and ube and I was actually glad to have that wait time to decide! Initially I thought of having a purple and black twist but as I…

Easy peasy 15 mins MSG free Kimchi Stew (김치찌개)

Kimchi stew (김치찌개) is one of the most popular soup/stew you will find any Korean restaurant's menu.  I tried making the stew and serve in different pots or bowls, but it's just never the same!  They have to be served specifically in these Korean traditional earthenware pots (뚝배기), because these pots are so thick that…

[making] Where to get MSG free stock for noodle soup?

Dashi or anchovy stock/striped tuna stock, is one of the most essential ingredient you need for any Japanese or Korean soup based dish, for example udon soup and kimchi stew. I found that most of the dashi powder are made with MSG and other addictives, and this striped tuna stock comes in pretty simple ingredients…