23 06 2008

samgyeopsal  After shift, I was hungry for Korean food, so I decided to try Bo Ja Jib, a Korean restaurant along Kalayaan Avenue in Quezon City. I ordered my usual ramyeon and tried their Samgyeopsal. It’s a popular Korean dish served with thin slices of pork belly flavored in garlic, salt, sesame oil and cooked on a grill much like your regular barbecue. Usually Korean restaurants have table grill s for this purpose but I was lazy so I asked them to have mine already grilled. Read the rest of this entry »


spicy hot ramyeon

2 06 2008

I am a Bicolano and we’re known to love spicy food. That’s not true for me, I never liked spicy food when I was still in the province. Tatay cooks Bicol express and would always have crushed siling labuyo in vinegar in every meal. I only began to like eating spicy food during my stay in a Korean Mission Center in Quezon City during my college days. They would always have kimchi breakfast, luch or dinner (sometimes even during mirienda!).

kimchiKimchi is a traditional Korean fermented dish made of vegetables with varied seasonings, most commonly referring to the spicy baechu variety. Kimchi is the most common Korean banchan, or side dish, eaten with rice along with other banchan dishes. Kimchi is also a common ingredient and cooked with other ingredients to make dishes such as kimchi stew (kimchi jjigae) and kimchi fried rice (kimchi bokkeumbap). (from wikipedia) Read the rest of this entry »