How to Make Jjajangmeon

Jjajangmeon is one of those Korean dishes that comes from Chinese origin. In Chinese, this dish has a very similar sounding name Zha-jiang-mian 炸酱面. It is literally translated as Fried Paste Noodle. Both Koreans and Chinese friends I know love this dish. The Chinese Zha-jiang-mian 炸酱面. Korean version of Jjajangmeon is sweet and a bit […]

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Quinoa e Fagioli Soup

I’ve been trying to fight a cold since earlier this week and so have several people around us. The change in the weather has gotten a lot of people around me sick. So I decided to make something hearty and healthy on this beautiful Saturday morning. This Italian recipe was inspired by Olive Garden Restaurant’s […]

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Peruvian Roast Chicken

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month and to me, there’s no better way to celebrate culture than food! I am making Peruvian Chicken, which is usually consisting of well seasoned whole chicken that is roasted and served with green sauce. It is often comes with a side of (yummy and crispy) yuca […]

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Thai Mango Seafood Stir Fry

> This past week, my friend who’s been an encouragement and inspiration to me in my weight loss goal sent me his latest picture showing the progress he’s made. I was dumbfounded for real. He looks great in his six pack and he’s getting it done in such a short amount of time (3-4 months), […]

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Chinese Broccoli Stir Fry

For quick but healthy Chinese food, a Chinese broccoli stir fry is what I always go for. Actually, even in various Chinese restaurants, we order this dish because it’s also delicious. Oyster sauce is just magic! It takes about 15 minute to prepare. 1 lb Chinese broccoli 2 cloves of garlic, sliced thin 2 tbsp […]

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Korean Braised Chicken with Vegetable (Dakjjim)

Today I made “Dakjjim” which I learned from Maangchi. Purely coincidental that I learned this wonderful dish. It’s simple to make  but packed with wonderful flavor. Thank you, Maangchi! I’ve since prepared this to both Korean and non-Korean friends, it always get two thumbs up! 🙂 This recipe below is adapted from Maangchi’s version. 2 […]

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Korean Seafood Pancake

I love Korean food. I don’t even remember when I started trying Korean cuisine. Maybe, when I started having more Korean friends or watching Korean dramas? LOL Whenever I post food pictures on my Facebook Korean dishes I make, my friends tease me about being half Korean. Honestly, I love cooking Korean food because it […]

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Korean Baked Chicken

I always enjoy crispy skinned chicken wings, who doesn’t? Whenever I want good crispy chicken minus the hassles of deep frying and ugggh…cleaning up, I always opt for Baked Chicken whenever I am not in a rush. Cooking chicken this way takes about an hour but is well worth it.  I combined it with Maangchi’s […]

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