Alien's Day Out

January 29, 2013
by Mipa
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Lotus Root Kabocha Jorim

Here is the recipe for the lotus root banchan from my last blog post. It combines two of my favorite ingredients: crispy lotus root and soft kabocha. This makes a delightful side dish, and you can enjoy it while it … Continue reading

January 23, 2013
by Mipa
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Is it only Wednesday? Feels like Thursday…

What’s with all the dreary, wet weather this week? It seems like it’s just constantly drizzling outside, and for some reason this week is just going by so slowly….. but then I realize it’s already the last week of January … Continue reading

January 19, 2013
by Mipa
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Sajikdong, That Shop (Rogpa)

There’s this amazing little hippie cafe that I’ve been meaning to blog about for the longest time. The name in Korean is ‘사직동, 그가게 ‘ which in English basically translates to ‘Sajik dong (neighborhood), That Shop’. It’s in this run-down … Continue reading

January 17, 2013
by Mipa
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Vegan salted caramel spread

I’ve been wanting to bake something with salted caramel for the longest time, but because vegan caramel is basically impossible to find here, I knew I would have to make the caramel myself from scratch. It felt like a daunting … Continue reading

January 15, 2013
by Mipa
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Only the beginning~

Life have been fairly chill lately. I’m glad things have calmed down after the craziness of the holidays. So with some extra time on my hands, I’ve been out and about more, meeting up with some chingus, reading for pleasure, … Continue reading

January 8, 2013
by Mipa
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Coffee Libre!

In Seoul, there is no shortage of coffee shops. Infact, Seoul is probably oversaturated with big chain establishments and also small neighborhood cafes at every alley and street corner. With so much competition, the turnover rate is high and unless … Continue reading

January 4, 2013
by Mipa
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Ice ice baby

On the last day of 2012, some friends and I got to check out the ice sculptures at the Namsangol Hanok Village. The installation was pretty small, but there were some cool sculptures and I never knew this hanok village … Continue reading

January 2, 2013
by Mipa
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101 Things in 2013

Happy New Year, my dear aliens~~~ It’s day 2, and so far 2013 has been lovely. I’m taking a week off from the online bake shop and it’s been sooo nice to catch up on some of the little things … Continue reading