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  • A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War
    Koreans and Kiwis: Finding Korea in New Zealand
    April 11, 2014, No comments

    It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the same factor that makes us look for the familiar in the foreign. When I…

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    10 Korean culinary curiosities you probably never heard of
    March 21, 2014, No comments

    There’s more to Korean cuisine than what you see in K-dramas or read in foreign newspapers. Besides popular dishes like bibimbap, kimchi and Korean barbeque you can find an amazing variety of food in Korea. Here…

  • Enjoying charcoal-grilled saeng samgyeopsal at my favourite pork restaurant!
    So Tasty: Samgyeopsal!
    February 28, 2014, No comments

    Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) or barbecued pork is one of Korea’s best-known dishes and exports. I’ve had a bit of a love/hate relationship with this staple dish but it’s certainly popular. The Korean Tourism Organization…

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    Why Korean Mother-in-Laws Are The Best
    February 18, 2014, No comments

    Korean mother-in-laws are by far the best mother-in-laws to have. Okay, my title is misleading and the first sentence may or may not be entirely true. I only have experience with one mother-in-law, from here on out MIL,…

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    Home made bibimbap recipe
    February 7, 2014, No comments

      Bibimbap is well known as one of the most representative dishes of Korean cuisine. It consists in steamed rice, mixed with vegetables, meat, eggs and chilli pepper paste. One of the key concepts behind this dish,…

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    10 Ways to Stay Warm During Winter in Korea
    January 24, 2014, No comments

    Let me just make one thing clear. I am not a fan of Korean winters. Sure, the snow can be beautiful and the holiday decorations do make me fuzzy inside but on any given day from December to March, you can find me anywhere but…

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    Home style food in Seoul
    January 23, 2014, No comments

    Life in Seoul can be quite hectic and many people during  weekdays work a lot and don’t have the time or the will to cook a healthy and nutritious meal everyday when they come back home. I think this also happens during…

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    A day in the Seoul National Library
    January 13, 2014, No comments

    For my research on Korean food I was looking for a specific book (Korean food:The originality) that could not be easily found. I wandered through several book stores (including Kyobo book store) and I couldn’t…