Category Archives for Appetizer

Miyeok Juk – Korean Sea Vegetable Porridge

Why not serve something unconventional for Mother’s Day? Something with significance and meaning, albeit from another culture? Miyeok (sea vegetables or seaweed) is a food/ingredient that evokes mothers or motherhood in Korea. In Korea, most postpartum women – maybe almost … Continue reading

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09. May 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grains, Korean Food, Main Dish, Soups/Stew | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Sweet Potato and “Un-Fried” Bean Tacos

I love Mexican food. I partly “blame” or “credit” this affinity to my aunt. My aunt was a big part of my life growing up. And we spent a lot of time together when I was little. When she became … Continue reading

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03. May 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Mexican (Fusion), Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , | 25 comments

How to Keep Guacamole from Turning Brown

The darkening of the guacamole or avocado is due to the process of oxidation – reaction with oxygen in the air. The skin of the fruit, whether apples or avocados, provides protection from this process until it’s broken. Before I … Continue reading

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29. April 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Dips/Spreads/Sauces, Gluten-Free, Mexican (Fusion), Raw, Salad, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , | 39 comments

Spicy Guacamole!

I’ve been shunning social media most of my adult life. I neurotically guarded my privacy. However, now that I’ve started a blog, that point is moot. So I’m wading in slowly into the medium. To aid in that effort, cHow … Continue reading

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26. April 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Dairy-Free, Dessert/Snack, Dips/Spreads/Sauces, Gluten-Free, Mexican (Fusion), Raw, Salad, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , | 9 comments

Bulgogi Ddukbokki (Non-Spicy Sautéed Korean Rice Cakes)

I’m not a huge meat eater. But I’ve been eating red meat more often lately. I’m not crazy about cooking and handling raw meat. I’m a bit of a germaphobe. But more importantly, I really liked the idea of having … Continue reading

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08. April 2012 by gomo
Categories: Appetizer, Banchan, Beef, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Korean Food, Main Dish, Side Dish | Tags: , , , , , | 21 comments

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