Korean

Budae Jjigae

I never knew pantry items, canned goods and long-life processed foods when combined together can make an amazing meal. Budae-jjigae is a type of Korean stew (jjigae) created after the Korean War which used smuggled surplus foods from U.S. military bases combined with Korean pantry staples. Have you ever thought...

Kimchi Cheese Toastie

A combination that sounds weird, but sometimes weird things are delicious. Kimchi Cheese Toastie is a popular Korean street food made with kimchi and cheese sandwiched on a bread then toasted to golden perfection. One of the YouTube channels we follow is Jolly, a channel where these two English gents...

Korean Fried Chicken

Once in a while you need some fried chicken in your life and it can’t get any better than this. Korean Fried Chicken or KFC is a Korean Style fried chicken prepared by coating seasoned chicken nibbles in potato starch before deep frying giving it a very crunchy texture then...

Copycat Kenny Rogers Kimcheese Roast

And you think your usual roast chicken was good, wait till you try this. Copycat Kenny Rogers Kimcheese Roast is a copycat Chicken recipe from Kenny Rogers made with garlic, ginger and gochujang marinated chicken served with rich cheese sauce infused with Kimchi. I am having this FOMO again after...

Korean Sweet Soy-Glazed Potatoes

Spuds with a sweet Korean twist! Korean Sweet Soy-Glazed Potatoes is a type of Korean side dish (banchan) prepared by frying potatoes then glazing it with a reduction of soy sauce, water, fish sauce, finely grated garlic and sugar. Gamja-Bokkeum or Style Sweet Soy Glazed Potatoes is a Korean dish...

Musaengchae

If love kimchi then there is no reason for you not to like this too. Musaengchae is a type of Korean banchan made with radish, gochugaru, garlic, ginger, fish sauce, sugar and sesame seeds. Like any Korean side dish, it goes perfect with any grilled meats. If it comes to...

Spicy Korean Squid and Fried Tofu Stir Fry

You want something tasty? Then this is something for you. Spicy Korean Squid and Fried Tofu Stir Fry is a simple Korean inspired stir fry prepared with tofu and squid cooked in gochujang and sesame oil. When it comes to quick and easy dinners squid is one of my go...

Rice Paper Tteokbokki Hack

When you’re out of tteok and craving for some Tteokbokki you will always find a way! Rice Paper Tteokbokki Hack is a method of making tteokbokki when you don’t have the tteok, using rice paper as an alternative by dipping them in water and rolling them into small logs and...

Rose Tteokbokki

Rose Tteokbokki is a type of Korean street food where Garae-tteok is slathered in a Rose sauce made by mixing the traditional spicy sauce infused with gochujang and gochugaru with cream or milk making it creamy while toning down the heat. Garae-tteok is the new pasta, it’s so versatile any...

My Fried Chicken (Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand)

In Auckland, I think there is no fried chicken place that offers more than two flavours, usually it’s just the spicy or regular. Our restaurant for today definitely offers more than that becuase at My Fried Chicken in Ponsonby you don’t have just two or three flavours, they serve seven...