Alien's Day Out

October 8, 2012
by Mipa

Simple & Healthy Cucumber Banchan

While I was in Cheonan over the Chuseok holidays, my mom taught me this really simple cucumber banchan recipe using only a few ingredients. I actually don’t like cucumbers that much, but this is quickly becoming one of my favorite … Continue reading

July 24, 2012
by Mipa

Homemade Plum-Lemon Jam

I’ve been overloaded with plums these days because they are so plentiful and cheap, especially at my neighborhood open market. I like to get the ones that are a little damaged or are on the verge of going overripe because … Continue reading

July 16, 2012
by Mipa

Random Eats Galore

Oh dear… it’s been so long since my last ‘random eats’ post that I’m going to mash them all into one massive post. Get ready for a deluge of food foties! First up, some recipe testing… A while ago, I … Continue reading

June 5, 2012
by Mipa

Caked Out

A good chunk of last week was spent making cakes and cupcakes. One of my friends was throwing a combined birthday party/baby shower for her friend and requested a bunch of cupcakes and cookie boxes. I made three different flavors…. … Continue reading

May 25, 2012
by Mipa

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes for Breakfast!

My friend Abigail is visiting Seoul for a week and is staying with me in my mini studio apt. We met in college but got so much closer when she spent a year teaching English here a while ago. Now … Continue reading

April 26, 2012
by Mipa
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Random Eats

Here are some random things I’ve been eating lately… Yesterday I stopped by the Chinese market in my area and bought some steamed buns. 2 plumpy buns for 1,000. They’re probably completely nutritionally vacant and made with less than quality … Continue reading

April 12, 2012
by Mipa

Inaugural brunch on my patio

When I was apartment hunting last year, the main reason why I chose my current place was because I loved the outdoor patio and the idea of getting to invite chingus over to hang out. But when I moved in … Continue reading

March 12, 2012
by Mipa

Lunching @ Lilian’s

Last week my friend Lilian (who co-organized this bake sale last year) invited me over to her place for a late lunch and to bake together. :) We had been wanting to bake together for a while but kept having … Continue reading

February 23, 2012
by Mipa

Danpat juk 2.0

Made danpat juk the other day. Mmm~ If danpat juk didn’t take so much time and advanced preparation, I’d probably eat this all the time. But sometimes the best things in life take time (aaanz, some words of wisdom brought … Continue reading

January 24, 2012
by Mipa

Humble hodge podge dinner.

Happy Lunar New Year, everyone~ I’m in Cheonan right now with the family, busy eating too much holiday food, but I thought I’d take a time-out from the feasting and share some pics from this past weekend. Instead of going … Continue reading