Food for thought: Tteokbokki

Tteokbokki is a famous Korean dish. It’s main ingredient is the rice cake. The dish is spicy and sweet and very filling. What I love about Tteokbokki, the taste is very enticing and of course it definitely increases your appetite. The first time, my children ordered it at Korean restaurant, I thought it was likeContinue reading “Food for thought: Tteokbokki”

Destination: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Hola! May is normally my travel month with my daughter as we celebrate our birthdays together. However, due to Covid19 this past 2020 and 2021 we sadly missed it. Since it’s May, all our travel memories are coming back everyday and I sometimes feel sad and at the same time happy as we are soContinue reading “Destination: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico”

For for thought: Japchae (Korean Dish)

Japchae is Glass Noodles with Stir Fried Vegetables. Glass noodles are made from sweet potato starch. I made this Korean dish today and it’s really delicious. Everyone enjoyed it. It’s very easy to make and yet very filling. INGREDIENTS: 300 g glass noodles 200 g sirloin beef thinly sliced 6 pcs white mushrooms cut 6Continue reading “For for thought: Japchae (Korean Dish)”

Destination: Grand Cayman Islands

Just looking back my trip with my daughter to Grand Cayman Islands, in May 2017. I missed travelling and am sure you all too. Regardless where’s the destination, could be local or international, the fact that it is not safe to travel yet… that makes most of us sad. Still, we don’t know until whenContinue reading “Destination: Grand Cayman Islands”

Food for thought: Honeysoft Buns

I got the recipe from Savor Easy on Youtube. The buns are amazingly soft and tasty. The rising time is at least two hours, one hour each time after you knead the dough. I recommend for this to knead manually instead of using the mixer. First attempt, I used my stand mixer but the resultContinue reading “Food for thought: Honeysoft Buns”

Food for thought: Japanese Cuisine

Today, for dinner I made some Vegetable Tempura, Fried Salmon Skin and Sushi. At home, I make sushi once a week. It’s actually one of my family’s favorite and of course everyone at home loves Salmon. Preparation is very simple and quick. On my previous posting “Sushi”, the ingredients were posted there. For Vegetable Tempura,Continue reading “Food for thought: Japanese Cuisine”

Food for thought: Sushi

Who love sushi? One of my family’s favorite Japanese food are sushi and sashimi. Today, I am sharing with you all how to make sushi. It is very easy and simple. A pound of salmon fillet makes about 20-24 pieces. When making sushi, make sure that the salmon is fresh. When serving sushi, you canContinue reading “Food for thought: Sushi”

Baker’s Corner: All About Bagels

Traditional Bagels VS Regular Baked Bagels Traditional or Classic Bagels are more filling, tasty and chewy as they are boiled before baking. They are boiled between 30 to 60 seconds on each side. Otherwise, if you want your bagels chewier and thicker, boil it 2 minutes on each side. The longer you boil the dough,Continue reading “Baker’s Corner: All About Bagels”

Winter in Spring…

What a wonderful day! I do remember sometimes in 1993, around May when it was snowing and we had lots lots of snow. Today is just another beautiful day here in Toronto. See beautiful trees with snow on. Cherry Blossoms are definitely gorgeous! Priceless… So, why not embrace our beautiful crazy weather in Toronto? Let’sContinue reading “Winter in Spring…”