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,…

Wholegrain Vegetables Feta Cheese Salad

This high fibre warm salad contains a lot of highly nutrient ingredients such as quinoa, zucchini, yellow pepper, chickpeas, pearl barley, baby spinach, mixed leaves, and feta cheese which is one of my favorite salad for my diet plan. I didn’t add any salad sauce since I personally don’t like adding sauces to my salad,…

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…

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….

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…