The Best Korean Food to Eat in Korea: 53+ Must Try Dishes

You might think you know Korean food. After all, it’s pretty well-represented in most major cities by now. There are Korean restaurants cropping up everywhere, dishing out steaming hot bowls of bibimbap, specializing in charcoal-grilled KBBQ, serving up Korean fried chicken, and so on. But all that is just the tip of the iceberg. The … Read more

The Glutton’s Guide to the Best Korean Street Food

Korean street food isn’t just a collection of cheap snacks. It’s a way of life, a habit that forms early in childhood and stays with you for life. It is intertwined into the fabric of daily Korean life, from the primary schooler who stops by the tteokbokki cart every day after school to the office … Read more

Fajita Puff Pastry Pockets: Crispy Tex Mex Perfection

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These fajita puff pastry pockets are a quick-and-easy snack or light lunch when you need a dose of Tex Mex flavor in your day. Tender strips of beef sauteed with bell peppers, shallots, and fajita spices and then baked to crispy, flaky perfection in a puff pastry pocket. It’s delicious and nutritious. A whole steak … Read more

Irish Guinness Beef Stew: Ireland’s National Comfort Food

irish guinness beef stew

If there is one dish that is synonymous with Irish cuisine, it has to be Guinness beef stew. Hearty and filling, simple yet incredibly rich, and beautifully rustic Irish Guinness beef stew is pure comfort in a bowl. So deeply flavorful and with chunks of beef so tender that a hard glare could break them … Read more

20-Minute Thai Lemongrass Chicken Stir Fry (Pad Gai Ta Krai)

thai lemongrass chicken stir fry

This Thai lemongrass chicken stir fry is for those days when you want heaps of delicious Thai flavor but you’re short on time. It’s a quick and easy stir fry that has juicy chunks of chicken coated in an addictive medley of lemongrass, shallots, garlic, and kaffir lime. The combination of oyster sauce and fish … Read more

Stegt Flaesk: Denmark’s National Dish

stegt flaesk

The most representative of Danish pork belly dishes has to be stegt flaesk. Which is surprising at first because Denmark is consistently voted as one of the most health-conscious countries in the world. And yet, their national dish is none other than stegt flaesk: crispy fried strips of pork belly alongside soft boiled potatoes drizzled … Read more

Tau Yu Bak: Soy Braised Pork Belly Nirvana

tau yu bak

Tau eu bak may look unassuming but it is nothing short of pure succulence. Meltingly tender chunks of pork belly swimming in a pool of intensely umami-rich soy sauce nirvana. It’s simple and delicious, with the sort of welcoming flavor that has mass appeal. It’s also a ridiculously easy dish to make. So easy, in … Read more

Pico de Gallo: 5-Minute Fresher Than Fresh Mexican Salsa

pico de gallo

So simple and yet so refreshing, pico de gallo is the fresher-than-fresh chunky Mexican salsa that is an essential whenever you’re eating nachos, tacos, fajitas, and a whole lot of other dishes. It’s one of those side dishes that are way more than just a sidekick. In fact, I’d argue that sides like pico de … Read more

Baked Chicken Katsu: Easy, Failproof Recipe

baked chicken katsu

Oven baked chicken katsu is the healthier alternative to the traditionally fried chicken katsu. But make no mistake – it lacks nothing compared to its fried counterpart. Every bite starts with a crunch through wonderfully crispy panko crumbs on the outside and ends with mouthwateringly juicy, tender chicken on the inside. All the satisfaction of … Read more

Roasted Corn Guacamole: Creamy with a Sweet Crunch

corn guacamole

Corn guacamole may sounds like a match made in heaven or an abomination, depending on what side of the corn aisle you sit on. I am firmly planted on the side of corn-on-everything so you know where I stand. After all, in the words of Joey Tribbiani, corn…good, guacamole…good. Put the two together and it’s … Read more