Category archives: Food

  • Vietnamese egg coffee + recipe

  • You'll see a little sign next to a tiny alley way - just walk all the way down until you find the cafe. If it looks like you've just walked into a random persons front room, then you're at the right place." Those were the directions I'd received from a random Polish man I'd met on the bus, to one[...]
  • Indonesia: New friends & awesome food

  • During my month of travels around Indonesia, I had the pleasure of meeting two awesome blogger friends, who kindly took me around to sightsee and eat. I love talking to locals and eating new food, so it was a great experience. Here's a round up of what we got up to..
  • Why I gave up coffee in Korea

  • Six months ago, I was sitting on a large volcanic island within Lake Toba, sipping on exquisite Indonesian coffee, (and yes, that includes the famous "poop coffee" - kopi luwak). I drank coffee with every meal and at every opportunity that arose. I'd look forward to drinking it as I walked to my usu[...]
  • Sea Squirt Bibimbap, a Geoje Island speciality

  • I've been on a bit of a mission lately to try some native foods to Geoje and the rest of Gyeongsanam, and the latest dish I've tried was... interesting to say the least. One of my friends here on Geoje was really eager to try sea squirt bibimbap, and he'd heard of a famous restaurant called Baek Man[...]
  • Chung Mu Gimbab, a Tongyeong Speciality

  • I was on the look out for bibimbap during my stay in Tongyeong because I had heard that they were famous for their unique twist on it, but every restaurant that I was peering into along the harbour front, seemed to be serving the same thing - something called 충무김밥. My Korean is now good enough to be[...]
  • Making Vietnamese Rice Cake for the Lunar New Year

  • Like every year around this time, the Lunar New Year preparations begin - from doing up the house, to grooming, to FOOD! Today, my family began making Bánh chưng - a delicious Vietnamese rice cake. We usually only make it when the new year approaches, since we traditionally put it on the family alte[...]