Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash

One of the reasons why I love shopping at Trader Joe's is the unexpected finding I come across now and then. You go in for milk and eggs, and you leave with a basket full of new frozen pizza or different flavor ice cream.

Tteokbokki, the Traditional Way

Tteokbokki, Goonjoong tteokbokki, traditional tteokbokki

Although most people familiar with  Korean cuisine are aware of the spicy, fiery tteokbokki, not many people are aware that the traditional tteokbokki was not spicy or red.

Bacon Kimchi Fried Rice

Bacon Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice is probably the easiest Korean dish to make. All you need is kimchi, rice, sesame oil, and egg.

Portugese Baked Eggs, Bon Appetit Style

Portugese Baked Eggs

LA has been experiencing a weird heat wave lately.  Hot and dry, with the temperature reaching 90 degrees... in November!  I am so ready for fall, with hearty soups, rich casseroles, and hot noodle soups.  Cold weather, where are you?

Bibimbap - Veggie Style

Bibimbap - Veggie Style

There are gazillion ways to make bibimbap. Bibimbap just means "mixed rice," so the possibilities are endless.

Oxtail Soup Lovin'

Korean Oxtail Soup

To me, nothing says love like oxtail soup. Oxtail soup is simple to make, does not require any special seasoning or difficult cooking technique, yet it takes a long time and dedication to make a great bowl. It is chicken soup for the soul, Korean style.

Eating Nakzi, Stir-Fried

Stir-Fried Nakzi

Nakzi is Korean for baby octopus. Korean people eat it grilled, stewed, even alive. Live octopus is a popular dish in Korea, but I don't know that it has caught on in the States yet.

Lobsta Pasta

Lobster Pasta

As many times as I have shopped at Trader Joe's, I still come across items I had never seen before. On my last visit, I was surprised to find lobster tails in the frozen section.

Sweet and Spicy Pork

Sweet and Spicy Pork

Korean people love pork! There are so many pork based dishes in Korean food.

Today, I made spicy stir-fried pork dish called jae-yuk-bokkum.

Going APE - Asparagus, Prosciutto, and Egg

Asparagus, Prosciutto and Egg

Is it Sunday already? The weekend is almost over, but that means I have time to make a lazy breakfast at home! This is an easy brunch that anyone can make, and it has a pretty presenation if you want to impress someone.