Haemul Pajeon Recipe (해물파전레시피) – Korean Seafood Green Onion Pancakes

Haemul Pajeon (해물파전) is a popular seafood scallion pancake in Korean cuisine. “Haemul” means seafood, “Pa” means scallion/green onions, and “jeon” means pan-fried battered food or loosely translated as pancake. Although it’s official name is “seafood scallion pancake”, beef, pork, kimchi, shellfish, and other seafood are also commonly used. Although I have titled this as … Continue reading

Let’s Cook 비빔밥 ! (Bibimbap Recipe)

Valerie, “Let’s cook 비빔밥!” We did a last minute shopping for the ingredients and many were not available. Neither could we find the dolsot pots so we used normal bowls instead, and reserved the “authentic” stainless steel for the Korean man in our home, hahaha… 😀 “Bibimbap (비빔밥) is a signature Korean dish. The word literally … Continue reading

Is This Yours, Big Mama?

The *annual haze is getting worse and some schools were closed recently due to the PSI rising to toxic levels. So I, too, have been staying put at home, relying on the goodwill of Sam and Vanessa bringing me dinner in the late evenings. By late I mean 10.30pm onwards! I had Korean meal yesterday … Continue reading

Kimchi Jjigae 김치찌개 Recipe

Sam’s mom (she’s Korean) makes a mean kimchi and whenever she gives me us some, we would allow it to ferment in the fridge. What I meant was that by allowing the kimchi to ferment, we are giving it time to ripen or mature. I have often stressed that taste is very subjective since it … Continue reading

This Little Piggy Stayed At Home

Since the children started work (Valerie has just started school again – pursuing her phD programme now with NUS), it is rare we have dinner together at home. The supermarket would have closed by the time they get off work (I don’t go to the wet market anymore). Last night was special. Vanessa and Sam … Continue reading

Bibimbap 비빔밥

Labour Day’s dinner was one of the simplest and most delicious meal I’ve had. After Yum Cha with my photography kakis and later a cup of kopi with Ong, we drove to Punggol for more photo-taking but the weather was not co-operative. In the end we landed in the eastern coastal area of Singapore. By … Continue reading

Korean Spicy Beef and Octopus Firepot

There are a few varieties you can choose from. I like the spicy beef and octopus combination. Beef Bulgogi – another hot favourite here. Doesn’t look very tasty but it definitely is crispy. Happy eating 🙂