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2015 Korean Cultural Festival In Brisbane

This Saturday, August 15th 2015, head to Brisbane city with family and friends for a great day out at the Korean Cultural Festival. Hosted by the Korean Society of Queensland the day includes live music and performances, children’s activities and food. Delicious food! Confirmed food tents/stalls include the following: Bibimbap (rice with various vegetables, mixed with… Continue reading 2015 Korean Cultural Festival In Brisbane

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Hakoya And Cherry Blossoms

In Seoul, they say that the best place to view the Cherry Blossom trees is in Yeouido. I’d have to disagree. Every year, the soft petals of 1,400 trees bloom open to a pearlescent white, some with the faintest pink tinge, along the avenue and people flock from everywhere. We wanted to skip the crowds… Continue reading Hakoya And Cherry Blossoms

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Sandwiches And Hiking To Namsan Tower – North Seoul Tower

One Monday we made the journey in the rain to Itaewon for a sandwich feast at Casablanca Sandwicherie. Our little hearts were crushed when we got to the front of the empty shop and saw the lights off, a sign saying “closed Mondays”. We paced up and down the road trying to think of something that… Continue reading Sandwiches And Hiking To Namsan Tower – North Seoul Tower

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YangPyeong Han-Jeong-Sik- Traditional Korean Table In YangPyeong

The first time eating here in YangPyeong was back in Autumn, on the night of the 1,000 year tea shop. This restaurant is pricey in regards to Korean food at 22,000 won per person, but the quality of the meal and the ambience of the restaurant make you turn a blind eye. The three main dishes (shown first)… Continue reading YangPyeong Han-Jeong-Sik- Traditional Korean Table In YangPyeong

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Strawberry Farm Feast In Yang-Pyeong

Yesterday we took a little family trip to a strawberry farm out in YangPyeong. There are many different farms open to the public in this area to visit, pick and eat at for a cost. We took the el cheapo farm at 12,500 won each, which ended up being an organic farm that don’t spray chemicals all… Continue reading Strawberry Farm Feast In Yang-Pyeong

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Mother In Law’s Japchae

I broke our hard drive a while back, alas I lost the videos and photos of making this dish with the mother in law. Let these two phone pictures suffice.   Jap-chae is a fresh noodle dish with seasoned and flash fried mixed vegetables. Meat can be added, but it handles itself well without it, thanks to the… Continue reading Mother In Law’s Japchae

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Battered Deep Fried Squid

We had a subway transfer at the Hongdae station so we went above ground and finally tested out the deep-fried squid that’s popping up everywhere on Instagram. There are a few shops and stalls selling this on the streets of Hongdae now, but this little take out window “Ozzang” claims to be the original and best… Is… Continue reading Battered Deep Fried Squid

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Kal-Guk-Su 칼국수 Thick Cut Noodles

Three years ago, I took my first bite of rich, broth swollen, chewy noodles at a mat-jib in Gimpo. Tonight, we got to go back for a second time with our friend who’d introduced that mat-jib the first time round. A brisk five-minute walk  heading straight from Exit 4 of Line 5, Station Song-Cheong- Yeok 송정역, will… Continue reading Kal-Guk-Su 칼국수 Thick Cut Noodles