All posts tagged: korean fusion

Cornbread Waffles with Kimchi & Eggs

I recently redid my kitchen basically because my toaster oven died. The old girl served me well for three years but it just couldn’t handle my cooking prowess anymore.  My upgrade was exceptionally larger and could no longer go on top of my bitty refrigerator anymore. So I had to buy a new table to fit the new oven. The new island transformed my kitchen from boring to modern and fun. And my new oven came with LOADS of free stuff including baking sheets, a pizza pan, roasting pans, muffin pans, an electric food scale AND a waffle maker! Korean “service” never ceases to amaze me! (service = free stuff!) I have been pinning waffle recipes like crazy and decided that this weekend was the weekend to break that waffle maker in. I was craving savory and so I settled in on a cornbread waffle recipe to hit the- rainy Saturday brunch -spot. NOTES: These are best eaten the day you make them but I froze a bunch to toast up and slather with butter later. …

Mingles | Chosen #1 by KOREAT

There’s a new restaurant guide book in town and it is Korea’s answer to the Michelin Guide. It’s called KOREAT and Mingles is now gracing the top of this list.  My foodie friend, Phil and I went to try this beauty out. Mingles is on the basement floor and this lends to a very cozy feeling. Sadly, it also means no natural light and yellowish pictures. However, the service was amazing. The waiter spoke English well and even played along with my jokes. It is certainly fine dining in its beauty but less stuffy than some other high-end restaurants we have tried. The food at Mingles is a creative Korean fusion. There are many fusion places dotted all over Seoul, but this is by far an exception. This is not Korean food that has been touched by Western tastes. The dishes fused seamlessly.  Everything tastes like wonderful care and thought goes into finding the perfect marriage of flavors. During our visit, we found each course delicious, very well explained and fun to eat. The highlights included the tofu soup in …

Avocado + Tuna |Brown Rice Bowl|

This is a delicious, speedy healthy meal to make and eat for a working girl like myself. But, its not a sexist meal, its inclusive and kind…it can be for anyone! 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 an avocado, diced 1 cup of cooked sprouted, brown rice 1/2 cup of shredded, roasted kim 1/2 cup tuna in oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional) sesame seeds (optional) Directions: Top all your ingredients on top of the brown rice. Mix it up. Drizzle sesame oil and sprinkle sesame seeds.