Alien's Day Out

February 12, 2013
by Mipa
17 Comments

Vegan Hazelnut Truffles (like Ferrero Rochers!)

If you will recall, a year ago I made a vegan version of Fererro Rochers and added them to the bake shop site for V-Day. I thought about doing them again for this year’s V-Day, but honestly they are just … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
by Mipa
8 Comments

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 17, 2013
by Mipa
16 Comments

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

November 28, 2012
by Mipa
5 Comments

Thanksgiving Dinner 2012

For the second Thanksgivings in a row now, I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious vegan dinner at Sean and Kia’s house. I think it’s becoming a bit of a tradition for us! Knowing that I get to indulge in … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
by Mipa
32 Comments

Learning to make vegan fondant

So I’m kind of into making cakes lately. I love the creative process of frosting and decorating etc. For a long time now, I’ve wanted to decorate a cake with vegan fondant but my experience with making fondant has been … Continue reading

October 31, 2012
by Mipa
13 Comments

SPACE & Vegan Carrot-Ginger Soup recipe!

Sometimes I wish I could move to the Noksapyeong area. So many of my friends are around there and there’s a thriving veggie community in that part of Seoul. I go there at least once or twice a week to … Continue reading

October 29, 2012
by Mipa
8 Comments

Pumpkin Chocolate Marble Cake

Since Wednesday is officially Halloween, I thought I’d try making something in-tune with the season: Pumpkin-Chocolate marble cake. I tried to finish this blog post before the weekend, but then things got hectic and I didn’t get around to it. … Continue reading

October 8, 2012
by Mipa
7 Comments

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

September 20, 2012
by Mipa
13 Comments

Vegan Green Tea Cupcakes

Last week I made these green tea cupcakes for Botton Cafe and I shared a photo of it on the FB page. So many people ‘liked’ the picture, I figured I would share the recipe here so you can get … Continue reading

August 2, 2012
by Mipa
15 Comments

How to make your own patbingsu (without an ice shaver)!

Holy ddong, this is by far the hottest summer I’ve experienced in Korea. News reports are saying that it’s one of the hottest, and it seems like it’s going to last a while… Ah!! All I want to do is … Continue reading