Weekend Kimchi Making

Since the middle of February, my husband and I have been cooking mainly Korean food. There are a couple of reasons for this. One reason is that it is far cheaper to cook local food than to try and cook Western style food. Another reason is Korean side dishes contain so many vegetables. So it gets us eating a lot more vegetables than we normally do. However, the last reason

The Little Produce Market

I had seen on various blogs about Korea that buying vegetables and fruit from local vendors and markets was a lot cheaper than buying them from the chain supermarkets. These blogs recommended finding a market near your location, but I could never really find one that was close enough to me. However, one day my husband and I stumbled upon a tiny market in between Hongdae and Sinchon. It is very small, I don’t think I’d actually call it a…

Making cake on the stove

Our apartment here in Seoul doesn’t have an oven. So for about a year and a half now I’ve been unable to bake anything. I really enjoy baking so it’s been a little bit of a struggle. At the same time though it’s probably been a good thing for our waistlines that I don’t have an oven to bake with.