Young Coconut Agar-agar

I made this dessert for Ben's office potluck. It's kind of last minute request. He only told about the potluck  on Monday evening and the potluck is on Wednesday. I only…

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Goodbye Seoul

We had an early flight back to Beijing. We woke up at 4:00AM to get ready to the airport. The hotel concierge told us it’s too early to call for a cab. So, we had to walk to the main road to try to catch a cab. Fortunately, we did not have to wait long to get one.

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The cab fare was KRW46,000 (about CAD46) which included a toll charge of KRW8,000 (CAD8). The ride took 45 minutes. It is much cheaper to take the subway if it’s not for such an early flight.

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The airport was relatively quiet at the early hour. (more…)

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Seoul Day 8: Supper

After stuffing ourselves with pastries from Paris Croissant, we had to skip dinner. But later that night, we felt a little hungry. So, we went to a neighborhood pub to…

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Seoul Day 8: Paris Croissant

After lunch, we explored the neighborhood a bit more.

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We came upon Paris Croissant, a bakery and cafe. Guess what, it’s tea time.

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We shared a Pull Away Monkey Bread. It was laden with gooey goodness. It had a smoky coffee flavour and it’s not as sweet as it looks. (more…)

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Seoul Day 8: Dalgalbi Lunch

We took the subway to Hyehwa station to look for a traditional restaurant which serves twenty banchans. Unfortunately, we could not find the restaurant. So, we went to Daehangro (University…

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Seoul Day 8: More Street Food from Namdaemun Market

On our last day in Seoul, we revisited Namdaemun Market for more street food.

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We went to a popular donut stall which we had seen line-up the last time we walked past it.

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We bought two type of donuts to try. They are just KRW1,000 (about CAD1) each.

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The above is a savory donut with wild vegetables. (more…)

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Seoul Day 7: Lunch and Lotte World

After the tour of the Secret Garden, we went for a late lunch.

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This restaurant is awesome. Look at the number of banchans offered.

Seafood Pancake

Ben and I shared a Seafood Pancake. It was fried to crispy on the outside with lots of chives. I love it.

Stone bowl Bibimbap

We also shared a Stoned Bowl Bibimbap. Our meal came to KRW21,000 (about CAD21). (more…)

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