Japchae

Japchae (잡채) literally means “mixed vegetables” in Korean. The main ingredient for this classic Korean dish is the sweet potato noodles (dangmyeon), AKA, glass noodles. Unlike the regular noodles, sweet potato noodles are actually chewy and springy. Nicely paired with thin strips of beef (bean curd and tofu for vegetarian) and various vegetables such as carrots, spinach,…

Low-Calorie Tomato Udon

I always lost my appetite when the weather is too hot during the summer time. And the way to gain my appetite back, I have created this tomato udon. I chose the tomato as the soup based because first, tomato is one of the low-carb and low-calorie vegetable. Second, its sourness and sweetness tastes always…