King Oyster Mushroom and Pistachio Salad
Appetizer / Vegetables / Western

King Oyster Mushroom and Pistachio Salad

Something great about the supermarkets here in Seoul is that you can often find fresh vegetables relatively inexpensive.  Going to the market, I saw a package of assorted mushrooms that had my favorite king oyster mushrooms, bundled along with shitake and enoki.  There are different textures to these mushrooms: king oyster are quite meaty, shitake … Continue reading

Beef Negimaki with Enoki and Scallion
Appetizer / Beef / Cooking / Japanese

Beef Negimaki with Enoki and Scallion

Beef negimaki (ねぎ巻き) is a Japanese dish consisting of broiled strips of beef marinated in a sweet, flavorful teriyaki sauce and rolled with scallions (negi). The dish is thought to have originated in the Kanto region of Japan, and makes a deliciously fun appetizer for parties.   In this recipe, we’re using scallions and enoki mushrooms for the stuffing to get a … Continue reading

Papaya Soup
Chinese / Cooking

Papaya Soup

One of nature’s wonders, papaya improves digestion and prevents heart disease, arthritis, lung disease, and eye disorders. And with its antioxidants and loads of vitamins and minerals, papaya will help you fight off cold and flu viruses to help keep you healthy through the winter. Papaya soup (木瓜湯) is a very simple, mild soup that … Continue reading