Red beans and sausage

In Uncategorized On May 30, 2013 0 Comments

I am not a great fan of beans.  Normally when my mom cooks rice with all kinds of beans  to make it  “healthy” ,I would pick out the… Read More »


Dae gu (mau ri ) Mae unTang (Spicy Cod head stew)

In Korean, seafood, Soups and Stews On September 24, 2012 1 Comment

Hey Derek, I know you requested Dae gu tang, but I only had the head available. Its all good because it tastes just the same.  Dae gu is… Read More »


Seng sun Jorim (spicy simmered fish)

In Korean, seafood On July 1, 2012 0 Comments

Having spent many many summers in Ashford Alabama; i did a little fishing.  Mainly catfish and brim and the method of cooking was cornmeal and a giagantic fry daddy.    Its… Read More »


How to make korean anchovy broth

In Korean, Korean cooking 101, Soups and Stews, Uncategorized On June 21, 2012 0 Comments

Myurchi gookmul in literal translation is anchovy soup water.  Many korean recipes call for some anchovy broth to make their seafood and dengjang (fermented) soybean  soups.  At the… Read More »


Gochugaru 고추가루 korean pepper powder*

In Korean, Korean cooking 101 On June 14, 2012 0 Comments

  Just few facts.  Korea was never part of the spice trade.   Whether its Mexican cumin, Indian cumin, or middle eastern cumin or whether its american paprika, hungarian… Read More »


Buchu (부추) korean garlic chive

In Korean, Korean cooking 101 On June 14, 2012 0 Comments

  Buchu, pronounced (boo choo) is a very common vegetable in Korean traditional cuisine.  It looks like grass.  Really it does.  The regular chive that you can find… Read More »


Beginners Sushi class

In Japanese, Meetup, Meetup Recipes On June 7, 2012 1 Comment

For the food lovers that missed this class here is a  short recap of our sushi class with Lets Cook Tampa meet up The origins of sushi dates… Read More »


bibim bap making class

In Korean, Meetup, Meetup Recipes, rice On May 31, 2012 4 Comments

Bibimbap is like the korean version of Shepard’s pie only in that it is made of left overs.  A typical Korean meal is a bowl of rice (bap)… Read More »


Mjaddra (Lebanese lentils and rice)

In Ethnic, Lebanese On April 26, 2012 0 Comments

This is a simple yet very tasty vegetarian dish.  There are many variations where the raw rice is cooked with the lentils together or lentils are cook first… Read More »


tongue tacos (tacos de lengua)

In Ethnic, Mexican On April 20, 2012 0 Comments

                         In my restaurant family we have 1 KNJ (owner) and couple Mexican brothers from another mother.  Well, i can claim one of them (Chris) as a brother and the other… Read More »