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Korean Grilled Baby Octopus: Jjukkumi Gui

A Korean Grilled Baby Octopus ( Jjukkumi Gui) is another way to have tender, enjoyably chewy and flavoursome baby octopus. Have you ever had grilled baby octopus? If you haven’t and you are an adventurous eater like me, you’ve got to try it! Easy and fast cooking is the reason why I decided to make …

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Choice Sushi

Eyeing for Soondubu Jjigae (Spicy Soft Tofu Stew) ever since I read maangchi and found out through urbanspoon.com that Choice Sushi has this dish on the menu. I said I better try this first at a Korean joint before making it by myself at home so I know what taste I should expect. I have …

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Korean Chives Pancake Recipe (Buchujeon/Buchu Buchimgae)

Buchujeon and Buchu Buchimgae have the same meaning; Korean Chive Pancake. Jeon or Buchimgae is a delicious and savoury Korean pancake-like dish made from various ingredients and they are mixed into a wheat flour-based batter, and then pan fried.  Buchu is a Korean term for Asian or Chinese or Garlic Chive. In Indonesia, it’s called …

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Tteokochi or Ddeok-kkochi (Korean Rice Cake in Spicy Sauce)

I know tteokochi or ddeok-kkochi when I volunteered for the Korean pavilion-Folklorama in 2006. It reminds me of cilok (West Java) or pentol (in East Java) in Indonesia. The differences, cilok or petol is made from sago or tapioca flour and enhanced with a very small amount of beef. The sauce is kinda close with …

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