Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

One of my favourite fusion foods to make is this Korean- inspired pasta dish. Whenever I’m craving a spicy pasta this is my go to recipe. It’s sweet, spicy and very cheesy. Everything you want in a dish essentially. Should I call this dish Gochunese Pasta? Or Bolojang Pasta? What sounds better to you?   … Continue reading Gochujang/Pepper Paste Pasta

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La Forêt Bakery and Café

located between Metrotown and Royal Oak Station (close to skytrain) 6864 jubilee Avenue, Burnaby BC cafelaforet.com Korean warehouse style coffee shop The recent talk of the town, La Foret Bakery and Café was on my lists of to-try after the first week of its opening. It’s beautiful décor and marble aesthetics had social media crazies … Continue reading La Forêt Bakery and Café

Homey Korean food at Ma Dang Goul

I was craving Korean food so we decided on heading Downtown for some. But we didn’t want anything from Sura or from Jang Mo Jib so we settled on Ma Dang Goul which I’ve had before. We ordered the bibimbap with pork, pan fried pork, japchae, chicken wings and seafood pancake. The bibimbap with pork … Continue reading Homey Korean food at Ma Dang Goul

Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Hmart Downtown

I come to Hmart quite often to get my Korean food fix in Downtown. It’s got a nice location and the food and prices are okay. Usually I would go to Hmart and get the jajangmyeon (or the black bean noodles previous review here: E-mo) but this time I went for the Spicy Cold Noodles. … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway: Hmart Downtown

Wednesday Foodie Getaways at Yogi Snack Bar

I discovered this new Korean restaurant on Yelp with high ratings so I decided to check it out. When we walked in there was no one. But after we sat down and ordered, the people started piling in. What we ate: First we were served complimentary soup which I think is actually the soup from … Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaways at Yogi Snack Bar

The Korean and Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong. Authentic? or not?

In terms of Korean and Japanese food, Hong Kong does have a lot to offer but whether or not it’s authentic is another story. Most of these Korean and Japanese restaurants are opened and run by Hong Kong people. But what is authentic is up to you to interpret. For Japanese food, I mostly just … Continue reading The Korean and Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong. Authentic? or not?

Samsoonie Noodle and Rice

Date Visited: June 30 2015 What I ate: Appetizers: Kimchi and potato Kimchi: 8.5/10 – very good fresh kimchi – crunchy, flavourful and delicious Potato 7/10 – not sweet enough, a tad overcooked Fried Dumpling 5 pieces 7.5/10 Crispy on the outside The inside was moist and flavourful The skin of the dumpling was soft … Continue reading Samsoonie Noodle and Rice