Vegan Soba Noodle Bibimbap

Soba noodles topped with lightly fried tofu, sautéed mushrooms, thinly cut carrots, sautéed bean sprouts, sliced cucumbers, and red chili peppers then tossed in a spicy chili paste sauce. This quick and easy vegan dish is a twist to the classic Korean bibimbap....more

Korean Beef, Rice, and Veggies Bowl

Growing up with a Korean mom exposed me to some amazing cultural food that I think a lot of people would love if they tried it.  I know I converted my husband to loving Korean food!  The great thing about Korean food such as this Korean Beef Bowl is that it is typically healthy and especially yummy.  In addition most of the ingredients used are often found at your local grocery store....more

My One Tooth Aunt

As we made our way through the chaotic maze of small makeshift stands, we saw her. She was waving her gnarled-up hand at us. Her 4’9” body moved crookedly as she hopped up and down, alternating from left to right foot. She looked like she needed to go to the bathroom....more

being a secret asian



Spicy Korean Seafood Pancake

Korean Spicy Rice Cake

Pronounced as tteokbokki, this dish is supposed to be one of the favourite dishes of the Koreans, especially as a street snack on a hungry after-work day. I remember first eating this food for lunch at a ski resort in Korea back in 2005. It was freezing cold; we were both tired from a day of non-stop skiing. In such a situation, the tteokbokki tasted especially lip-smacking and memorable....more

Stuff We Love: Kimchi