Creamy Lemon Pasta with Mushroom and Garlic
Italian / Western

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Mushroom and Garlic

This creamy lemon mushroom pasta (檸檬蘑菇奶油意粉 | 레몬 버섯 크림 파스타) pairs mushrooms with a lemon, garlic, butter, and parmesan cheese sauce to make a rich, flavorful pasta. Any mushroom you find is perfect for this easy, quick pasta recipe. I’m using meaty oyster and shiitake mushrooms here. Whichever one you find, all they’ll need … Continue reading

Savory Oatmeal with Sun-dried Tomato and Parmesan Cheese
Breakfast / Western

Savory Oatmeal with Sun-dried Tomato and Parmesan Cheese

Time for a change? Turn your traditional sweet oatmeal toppings in favor for this easy savory oatmeal that is delicious for breakfast. This oatmeal is topped with parmesan cheese, sun-dried tomato and dried parsley for a quick and healthy oatmeal breakfast. Quick, easy savory oatmeal (鹹燕麥 | 짭짤한 오트밀) is a great nutritious and healthy … Continue reading

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing
Appetizer / Chicken / Chinese / Cooking / salad

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing

Here’s a refreshing cold noodle dish that is made with chicken and noodles topped with a sesame dressing (涼拌 雞絲 粉皮 | 닭고기 누들). This recipe is perfect as an appetizer or even as a main dish. Asian chicken salad with green bean noodles, cucumber, and carrot is topped with creamy sesame dressing. Sweet and … Continue reading

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