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I’ve been on a Korean cuisine kick lately. I think it has a lot to do with living near an HMart– we’ve been buying lots of ingredients to make Korean recipes, with delicious success. It also helps that the salespeople often offer free samples while shopping so that you can try before you buy. I [...]

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Oyako Don

Lipby has asked me to make more Japanese dishes for him, and I’m happy to oblige. Donburi is a meal over rice in a bowl. Oyako is a compound word– oya means parent, ko means child. In this case, it refers to the two main ingredients: chicken and egg. The recipe comes together fairly quickly, [...]

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Yoko’s Onigiri Revisited

An onigiri recipe was my contribution to Ace’s old recipe page, nearly five years ago(!). He later came over my house and actually tried onigiri that I had made. You could say that this is the food item that brought us to meet each other. When Ace created this site, he immediately set out to [...]

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Kimbap

(photo edited by Ace) I’ll bet you were wondering when there would be a post about sticky rice. Well, here it is. I had this strange craving for kimbap lately– I don’t know why. There used to be a Korean grocery store where I lived a while ago that would sell kimbap wrapped in plastic [...]

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(photo edited by Ace) I once had a boyfriend who had a Cuban-born aunt. He said she made the most amazing black beans and rice. He made it for me one night, and I was hooked. Our relationship didn’t last long, but the happy memory of this dish will always be with me. The recipe [...]

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