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Jjapaguri with Steak


Also known as ‘Ram-don’, Jjapaguri is a mishmash of two types of instant ramen as shown in the award-winning movie, Parasite. It’s sweet, savoury, with a tiny bit of spice to kick it up a notch. The whole world came to know about this ingenious combination of Chapaghetti and Neoguri instant noodles (hence chapa-guri or jjapa-guri) after its feature in Parasite (ps keep a lookout for the cinematography tricks used to…

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Spicy Peanut Butter Udon

Spicy Peanut Butter Udon Recipe

5 minutes to flavour heaven with these thick chewy noodles, coated in the most delicious nutty and spicy sauce.  If you didn’t already know, udon is a type of thick noodle that is frequently used in Japanese cuisines. I really love udon because of its chewiness but if that’s not your cup of tea, then feel free to swap it out for any type of noodle your heart desires (spaghetti…

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Chicken Rice Porridge with Soy-Cured Egg Yolks

Chicken Rice Porridge Recipe

Basically a hug in a bowl that’s perfect for any time of the day – so tasty, SO COMFORTING. Adapted from my Grandma’s infamous congee recipe that will nurse any sick bunnies back to health.  My brother and cousins will probably disagree with this but I’m fairly sure that I am my grandma’s favourite, probably because I get the most excited by her cooking and also eat the most of…

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10 Minutes Chicken Udon Soup

Chicken Udon Soup Recipe

A quick and easy one-pot meal to warm your soul.  UDON (get it?) UNDERSTAND JUST HOW GOOD THIS IS!!! This chicken udon soup recipe is a one-pot meal that uses pantry staples and comes together in 10 minutes – what’s not to love?! So so so easy to put together and more importantly, SO FRIGGIN GOOD. I find myself craving a bowl of noodle soup quite often (probably because of…

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Kimchi Mac and Cheese

Kimchi Mac and Cheese Recipe

A Korean twist on the classic Mac and Cheese, brace yourself for an umami tsunami! The weather’s starting to get a bit chilly now and you know what goes perfectly with the cold? MAC AND CHEESE. And you know what else goes with cheese? Kimchi. This absolutely phenomenal fusion pays homage to Korea’s stroke of genius – the addition of cheese to just about everything e.g. tteokbokki, buldak, chicken galbi,…

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Lu Rou Fan (Taiwanese Minced Pork Rice)

Lu Rou Fan Recipe

The BEST savoury, rich meat sauce, braised to perfection.  Without a doubt, Lu Rou Fan (滷肉饭) is one of the most iconic Taiwanese dishes. It’s savoury, aromatic, and comforting, and served with steaming hot rice (but you can serve it on noodles too). This absolutely phenomenal meat sauce starts with minced pork that’s braised with soy sauce and aromatics like five-spice and star-anise. I am aware that a lot of…

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Beef Salpicao

Beef Salpicao Recipe

The BEST garlicky beefy Filipino dish – this Beef Salpicao recipe calls for the most minimal of ingredients but packed with maximum flavour. Beef Salpicao is a Filipino dish that’s comforting, flavourful, and takes less than 10 minutes to put together! It’s made up of tender cubes of steak, coated in an amazing buttery garlicky sauce, and served on top of garlic fried rice. It uses the simplest ingredients but…

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The Ultimate Korean Rice Bowl. I am OBSESSED with this Bibimbap recipe. It’s such a versatile dish that tastes good and uses up whatever’s left in your fridge! Bibimbap is one of the most well-known Korean dishes that involves 5 key components – warm rice, seasoned vegetables, protein, a generous dollop of a sweet-spicy Bibimbap sauce, and a fried sunny side up egg. What ingredient you choose for each component…

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Spam Musubi

Spam Musubi Recipe

Spam Musubi is basically sushi’s bad-ass Hawaiian cousin. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and savoury, and great for a quick bite any time of the day. Spam. More. Spam As simple as they are delicious, musubis are classic Hawaiian snacks with crispy Spam slices glazed with the perfect sweet-savoury sauce then placed on pressed rice and wrapped in toasted seaweed. Some even call these Hawaiian Spam sushi due to…

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Kimchi Fried Rice

Super easy Kimchi Fried Rice that’s ridiculously tasty and so good for you. This is my go-to 10 minute weeknight meal! The ingredients for this Kimchi Fried Rice recipe are really simple (let’s be honest, pantry staples), but what you get when everything’s been tossed and cooked together is one EXTREMELY satisfying meal. It literally comes together in a matter of minutes!!! Trust me, this is what you want after…

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