Coffee Seolgi

I’m back to seolgi (설기), steamed cake made with rice flour, sugar and water at its simplest form.  This time, together with instant coffee in milk and finely chopped walnuts, a new seolgi is born as an afternoon pick-me-up coffee cake that goes great with, what...
Orange Seolgi

Orange Seolgi

As long as I can remember, I’ve always preferred rice cakes over breads/pastries if the comparison had to be ever made.  Don’t get me wrong, anyone who knows me will testify that I am happy to indulge in all sweet combinations of flour, butter and sugar....
Grilled Ddeok

Grilled Ddeok

People who know me well here know that despite my love for Korean food, there are a few items I’m not a big fan of. I don’t like the rice water that is made by pouring hot water into the remains of hot stone pot rice. Seaweed soup (MiyeokGuk) is not...