Chinese Scallion Pancake (Cong-you-bing,葱油饼)

Chinese scallions pancake AKA: Congyoubing (葱油饼) which is one of the famous and traditional Chinese street foods and is ideal breakfast and side dish for the Chinese. For myself, I love to have Congyoubing with either congee or wonton together. Just like bread and soup. Congyoubing is like a savoury flatbread that fold with chopped green onions and…

UFO Fried Rice (Kimchi Fried Rice with Eggs)

UFO fried rice is basically kimchi fried rice covered with mozzarella cheese and surrounded with running half-cooked eggs. It’s named UFO fried rice because of the dish platting looks like an UFO. This kimchi fried rice is slightly spicy, don’t worry it’s not like super spicy since I only added 1 tablespoon of Gochujang (Korean…

Tonpei-yaki (豚平焼き)

Can’t help myself to share this simple and highly nutrient Japanese meal to you all. My today’s lunch: Tonpei-yaki, takoyaki balls, and a small bowl of blueberries. It is super handle and quick to cook. Let’s see what’s tonpei-yaki is. Tonpei-yaki (豚平焼き) is a very popular Japanese dish served in izakayas and family restaurants. It’s…

Thursday Afternoon Treat

I just realized that I haven’t posted any blogs which is not related to recipe. Well, guess this would be my first blog that actually blog of my daily life. My typical Thursday, let’s see..hmm… nothing interesting honestly. I woke up early in the morning like the other days, get myself a couple slices of…

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (たこ焼き) is one of the Japanese’s best known stress food. It’s Japanese snack in ball shape contains pieces of octopus. Some people may call it “Octopus Balls” or “Octopus Dumplings”. It is usually served with takoyaki sauce, which goes well with beer and other alcoholic drinks. Guess that’s why many Izakaya restaurants serve takoyaki on the menu….

Easy Homestyle Bagel (Original Flavour)

This bagel recipe is not like the traditional one with long, slow, cold fermentation even though that is the trick to bake a good bagel. Mine one it’s simple and delicious as I always promised. To form a chewy bagel, I have used the strong bread flour over the regular bread flour. Strong bread flour…

Cabbage Soy Bean Paste Soup (Doenjang-guk)

This health and quick soup that I’m going to show you today is a very common and basic Korean soup that every Korean loves it. Korean sometime serve this soup with rice by soaking the cooked rice into the soup. Doenjang is used as the soup based. Doenjang is a type of Korean fermented soy bean…

Fish Cake (Eomuk)

Fish cake is a processed seafood product made of ground white fish and other ingredients such as potato starch, shrimps and vegetables. Different countries have their own different style of fish cakes, and today I am going to introduce the Korean style fish cake called Eomuk, 어묵(오뎅). In Korea, fishcake is one of the popular food, it…

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Bowl)

Oyakodon (親子丼) is a classic food dish of Japan, the literal translation of Oyakodon (親子丼) means “parent-and-child rice bowl.” Chicken (as in parent), egg (as in child), and onions are simmered together in a dashi, mirin and soy sauce base broth then served on top of steamed rice. Oyakodon is a very healthy dish since it…

Teriyaki Beef Futomaki

Sushi is made by prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯) with various toppings and/ or fillings such as raw fish, cooked meat and seafood, vegetable and fruits.  There are lots of different types of sushi such as  Makizushi (巻き寿司, “rolled sushi”), Temaki (手巻, “hand roll”), Nigirizushi (握り寿司, “hand-pressed sushi”), Narezushi (熟れ寿司, “matured sushi”) and so on. And today I would like to…