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Mu dang-guen saengchae (Radish Carrot Salad)

Went Korean tonight with a Stir-fry Chicken & Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly) due to a shortage of time. Someone had a movie to watch and we would not have had time to bring out the tabletop BBQ and take our time. Was going to make  a quick pickle cucumber & carrot (Namasu) or Oi Muchim (Korean Cucumber Salad). Decided to go with Musaengchae to … Continue reading Mu dang-guen saengchae (Radish Carrot Salad)

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Paneer / Cottage Cheese

Another item ticked off in my mental To-Do check list! Just need to make note to I, myself & me to read the instructions properly.  The original Paneer recipe uses 1 US gallon or 3.78 litres of full cream (fresh!) milk whilst I used 1 litre of fresh full cream milk. When I think of the word fresh, it means fresh from origin and I don’t … Continue reading Paneer / Cottage Cheese

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Dak Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Chicken)

This recipe had been sitting in my notebook since February, waiting patiently to be written out. So before I procrastinate any longer ………… While following this recipe, I noticed the similarities with the Chinese version of Sesame chicken or the Japanese Teriyaki sauce, which are used also for barbecues, coincidence or influence? If you are looking for a spicier version that is normally found in … Continue reading Dak Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Chicken)

Oi Muchim (Korean Cucumber Salad)

View Posts A continuation to the Korean BBQ theme that was had for the Chinese New Year 2021. Another new favourite to be added in place of a raita or tzatiki. Basically a ‘cooling’ salad or relish to take the heat off some of the spiciness of the BBQ.  Korean cuisine favours lots of soya sauce (ganjang), sugar (seoltang) and chilli pepper (goju) and as … Continue reading Oi Muchim (Korean Cucumber Salad)

Ssamjang (Korean Soybean dipping sauce)

A continuation of my Korean cuisine journey a la Chinese New Year 2021. The number of blogs or recipes available now is wonderful. When I first searched for a Kimchi recipe in the early 2000s, it was not an easy recipe to find off the internet, nowadays, too many to choose from. I will have to look at my printed copy and have a look … Continue reading Ssamjang (Korean Soybean dipping sauce)

Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly)

Admission : I have been lazy. Now’s the time to put the recipes down before I forget them – again. Chinese New Year has been a real challenge this year with Covid-19 restrictions here in Singapore. You are only allowed 8 unique visitors to your home for the day, if you are doing your annual visitations you are allowed to visit only 2 homes. Recommendations: … Continue reading Jeyuk Bokkeum (BBQ Pork Belly)

Japanese Kare (Chicken Curry)

Hurry hurry come for Curry! used to be a annual fundraiser affair run by the Century House Montessori School in the British Virgin islands. Originally from India, this food, Curry, has travelled and loved in many countries, even adopted in some countries (Britain for example) as their comfort food. A mix of many spices, both healthy and heady and with differences in the use of … Continue reading Japanese Kare (Chicken Curry)