Category: My favourite things

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, My favourite things, Yeasted breads

How to make Salted Egg Lava Buns at home

I can’t even properly express how excited I am to share this recipe for Salted Egg Lava Buns with you all! After a few frustrating tries, you’d think I’d have developed a sort of “allergy” when it came to testing recipes for this particular bun already. Well this is one of those times when my …

Product Reviews, Traveling

Awesome Korean snacks to bring home from your trip! [Vol. 1]

In my opinion, there are two countries that seem to make packaged snack foods that go above and beyond the quality and creativity one would expect– one is Japan, and the other is South Korea. I imagine between these two countries, you will never run out of things to try. I don’t know about you, …

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Seoul-ful Spring 2016: The glorious experience of Shopping in Seoul 

Shopping in Seoul (and eating tons of street food along the way) can be a lot of fun, but it can also be quite affordable depending on where you go. Seoul is a great place to do shopping hauls because not only can you find a lot of very tempting deals all over the city, …

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Seoul-ful Spring 2016: A mini exploration of Ihwa Mural Village

One of my favourite places from my Seoul trip last March is the Ihwa Mural Village, but getting here is no easy task as the village is located at the top of Naksan Mountain. We alighted the subway from Hyehwa Station and basically walked through a university neighbourhood from there, taking lots of detours because …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

The surprising charms of Asian Red Bean Bread

When it comes to beans, I’m not really particular. I neither actively seek them out nor do I remove them piece by piece from my chilli. They’re just one of those things I don’t mind, you know? But there are particular moments when I’d eat them wholeheartedly, and one of them would certainly be when …

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Seoul-ful Spring 2016: A quick morning run to Namdaemun Market

We arrived in Incheon at around 4am, groggy and stiff thanks to a fairly uncomfortable plane ride. Early morning hunger pangs were strong, so we stopped by CU to have a little snack after picking up our luggage. Food definitely helps clear heads after a super early morning flight. The quickest way from Incheon to …

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Seoul-ful Spring 2016: Playing Lovers in Korea at N Seoul Tower

Namsan Seoul Tower, more commonly known as N Seoul Tower, is one of Seoul’s most recognisable landmarks today. It’s frequented by both locals and foreigners alike, and is very popularly known as that place with all the love locks. I don’t think you can rightly say you’ve visited Seoul if you don’t check in to …

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Seoul-ful Spring 2016: Greeting the first blooms at Changdeokgung Palace

You might’ve guessed that this sort of post was forthcoming after I wrote about Korean Egg Bread the other day. I missed my chance to write about this particular trip from last year, but now is the perfect time to give you a preview of spring in Seoul since I know a lot of people …