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

Vanilla Kitchen: Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

Vanilla Kitchen is what I would imagine Martha Stewart’s kitchen to look like; clean cut and simple, yet warm and homey. Fresh and dried flowers can be found along the walls and on every table. Soft splashes of blues, purples and grays color the furniture and walls with a lovely feminine touch. A small library of cook books occupies one wall, tempting all who feel … Continue reading Vanilla Kitchen: Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

Hidden Treasures: 8 1/2 *UPDATED*

Seoul is chockfull of tiny little restaurants, cafes and boutiques. I guess that’s part of its charm; leave no crevice unfilled. This particular “charm” also makes it very difficult to find good/ unique places at times. I can imagine this to be particularly frustrating for tourists on a time schedule, or even those who are staying in Korea temporarily. For people living in Korea indefinitely, … Continue reading Hidden Treasures: 8 1/2 *UPDATED*

Banana Tree

이태원 (Itaewon) is a melting pot of cultural diversity, not just in regards to the people, but the restaurants and cafes as well. The streets are jam packed with a wide assortment of unique and delicious places to peak your tongue’s interest. I never had much of an excuse to linger around 이태원, but since my boyfriend started working in the area I find myself … Continue reading Banana Tree

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

Chocolate Level – Master

Last year, Seoul held its first annual Salon du Chocolat at CoEx Mall. Salon du Chocolat is a yearly trade fair for the international chocolate industry that began in Paris in 1994. Since that time it has spread to several countries all over the world, now including South Korea! What better way to bring people of all walks of life together, than through the deliciousness of … Continue reading Chocolate Level – Master