Quick & Easy Lunar New Year Rice Cake Soup (떡국)

Having a bowl of tteokguk on Seollal (설날) aka Lunar New Year’s has been a long standing tradition in Korean culture. Eating it symbolizes becoming a year older and the custom of saying “How many bowls of tteokguk have you eaten?” is another way of asking a person’s age. I love tteokguk and eat it way more than just once a year. My friends like to tease me with the “How … Continue reading Quick & Easy Lunar New Year Rice Cake Soup (떡국)

Cherry Chocolate Kiss-Mas Cookies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and I have a new Christmas recipe for you all. Last year Joan and I collaborated on a super easy No-Bake Christmas Truffle tutorial. This year I wanted to share a recipe I’ve been tinkering with for a few years now. It requires baking, but it’s still pretty easy to make and it’s always a crowd pleaser. They make great … Continue reading Cherry Chocolate Kiss-Mas Cookies

Christmas Truffles Recipe

Homemade Christmas gifts are always a great option when you have a lot of people to cover on your list and baked goods are often the popular choice. Unfortunately, some of us may not have access to the proper baking equipment, ingredients can be pricy and-let’s be honest-baking is not easy for everyone. So I have a cute, cheap and practically fool-proof recipe for you guys! … Continue reading Christmas Truffles Recipe

Korean Beef & Seaweed Soup: 소고기 미역국 (Recipe)

Hello all! Recently, I celebrated my boyfriend’s birthday. As a surprise, I decided to wake up early and prepare a traditional Korean birthday meal for him. It is a Korean tradition to have 미역국 (seaweed soup) on ones birthday. This tradition is one that literally stems from birth, as it is the first meal a mother is given after she gives birth. Seaweed soup is full … Continue reading Korean Beef & Seaweed Soup: 소고기 미역국 (Recipe)

Sweets For Your Sweet

Valentine’s Day is almost here! While this day typically puts a good deal of stress on the guys back stateside… in Korea it is the girls who must go to great lengths to proclaim their affections. Since moving to Korea, my boyfriend and I have also been celebrating it this way. Valentine’s Day for him and White Day for me. To be honest, it’s kind … Continue reading Sweets For Your Sweet