French Onion Soup

Ingredients (servings: 6, cook time: 4hours) 3 tbsp olive oil 4 large onions, halved and cut into ¼-inch thick slices  Table salt 1.5 cups (500 ml) water, plus extra for deglazing ½ cup (120 ml) dry red wine 4 cups (940 ml) korean bibigo beef bone broth 6 tbsp dried oregano 1 bay leaf  Ground black pepper 1.5 cups shredded gruyere cheese Directions: Braise/Caramelize Onions: Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and…

Carrot Cake Cookies

Ingredients (48 cookies): 1 cup butter softened to room temperature* 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 tbsp gingerbread spice 1 cup shredded carrots 2 cups quick oats not old-fashioned whole oats 4 oz. Cream Cheese at room temperature**** 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup Powdered sugar Milk or water as needed Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line…

Korean Pork Ribs Kimchi Stew

This is similar concept to my last blog post with kimchi pork belly casserole but the seasoning is a little different and takes a bit longer. Ingredients: 3/4 of Whole cabbage Over fermented kimchi 600g of baby pork ribs 1 korean big green onion 1/2 large onion 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 cup kimchi juice…

Korean Pork Belly Kimchi Casserole

To use up some kimchi, I decided to make korean thick pork belly kimchi stew. This recipe is so simple and delicious nicely pairs with a bowl of rice. No other side dishes needed! Ingredients (about 4-5 servings): 500g whole cut pork belly 600ml water 1/2 of old whole cabbage kimchi 2 tbsp korean soy…

Shrimp Gambas

Hey guys, I apologize for being MIA for a while. Been busy with work and other things ever since we returned to work fully. Shrimp gambas is so easy but so delicious great for guests and a great pairing with wine. My favorite is moscato. This is also greatly paired with pasta as I have…

Mushroom Tomato Fusilli Pasta

I ran out of tomato sauce so I came up with my own recipe ^^. Ingredients (2 servings) 1/2 pack of whole wheat fusilli pasta 1 small package of shitake mushrooms 21 vienna sausage 1 onion 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 tbsp of dried oregano 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 tbsp tomato paste 1/4 cup…

Korean Spicy Cheesy Pork Ribs

Ingredients: 2lb pork ribs 1/2 cup korean cooking wine (matsul) 1 small onion 1 pack of mushrooms (can omit this) 1 long korea hot green pepper 1/3 cup soy sauce Gochujang 1.5 tbsp 3 tbsp gochugaru (korean spicy red pepper powder) 1/3 cup Oligodang (korean sugar syrup) 550ml of water 1/3 cup korean plum extract…

Rose Tteokbokki and Donkatsu

Ingredients for Rose Tteokbokki: 1 pack of tteokbokki rice cake 1 small pack of vienna sausage (12 pieces) 1 green onion 1/2 onion 1 long korean spicy green chili/pepper 1 tbsp of minced garlic 1 tbsp of curry powder 2 tbsp of gochujang 4 tbsp of gochugaru 1.5 cups of tomato sauce 2 cups of…

Korean Spicy Potato Soup

Very simple but a refreshing spicy side to a heavy korean main meal or with fried rice. Ingredients (serves 4): 2 idaho potatoes 1 medium onion 1/2 korean long green spicy pepper 4 tbsp korean red chili powder (gochugaru) 3 tbsp korean fish sauce 4 tbsp korean soy sauce 1 tbsp minced garlic For the…

Beef with Broccoli

Beef with broccoli is such a simple recipe but when paired with just simple white rice or fried rice, it is delicious! Easy for a weeknight meal or for lunch meal prep. Ingredients: 1lb – 1.5 lb of flank steak 2 tbsp olive oil (or vegetable oil) 1lb broccoli ( 2 heads of broccoli) 2…