Alien's Day Out

May 17, 2009
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Tofu Love

Lately, I’ve been eating lots of tofu. I can’t believe I used to detest tofu, cuz now I love it. Here are some photos of how I’ve been consuming my ‘dubu,’ or as I like to call it, “doobs”. The … Continue reading

May 16, 2009
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Sukkara in Hongdae

I recently heard about a restaurant/cafe called Sukkara in Hongdae that has tofu cheesecake and other vegan-friendly dishes. So today I dragged my sister through the rain to check it out. The interior is really nice with a bar in … Continue reading

May 14, 2009
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Strawberries, Sleepovers, & Sticky Fingers

Last weekend, my sister moved out of her old apartment, and into mine, cuz she’s planning on going back to the US in about a week. So I’ve been cooking for two lately. :) She’s not a vegan, but she’s … Continue reading

May 13, 2009
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Palak Paneer or Palak Tofu

I loooove Indian food. It’s definitely one of my favorite global cuisines. When I was a vegetarian, I always ordered Palak Paneer at my fave Indian/Nepalese restaurant, Everest. This dish is a spinach curry with chunks of Indian-style cottage cheese. … Continue reading

May 10, 2009
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Bab in Hongdae

On friday, my sister, Sylvia and I went to Hongdae for dinner. We went to this Korean restaurant called “Bab” (rice). They have a lot of delicious veggie side dishes and a very fresh-tasting bibimbab. I have to say that … Continue reading

May 10, 2009
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Vegan Jja-jang-myun

When I went to the veg buffet last week, I bought a packet of vegan ‘jja-jang myun.’ I’m not someone who craves jja-jang myun and it’s not something that I particularly miss as a vegan, but I just figured I’d … Continue reading

May 7, 2009
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Vegan Buffet

*UPDATE* This place is now a ‘Loving Hut‘ Buffet. The food is basically the same, just the restaurant name has changed. UPDATE Oct 25 2012: The Loving Hut Achasan is no longer a buffet. Dishes are ordered individually. Went to … Continue reading

May 6, 2009
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Mediterranian Olive Bread

Today I made Mediterranean Olive Bread from ‘The Joy of Vegan Baking‘. I’ve been eying this recipe for a while, and since I’ve never made anything Mediterranean before, I was excited for a new challenge. The recipe calls for two … Continue reading

May 5, 2009
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Tofu with Rice & Side dishes

These days, I’m trying to bake less and cook more actual meals. I usually don’t cook very interesting meals because I don’t follow recipes or try new things. I just throw things together in one pan and mix it all … Continue reading

May 4, 2009
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Molasses Cookies

Trying to keep up with time is so hard! I can’t believe it’s already May. The past few days have been pretty busy. Amidst spending time with my parents, helping my sister move out of her apartment, and going down … Continue reading