How to Make Korean Bibim Cold Noodles

How to Make Korean ‘Bibim’ Cold Noodles This week I was asked to evaluate some delicious Korean foods that are being exported to the Australian market. One of the items in the package was ‘Bibim Noodles’, aka Korean cold instant noodles that are perfect for summer. I thought it would be a good idea toContinue reading “How to Make Korean Bibim Cold Noodles”

Hola Aloe – Korean Heat Wave Drink Idea

๐Ÿ‹ Hola Hola! ๐Ÿฅญ This week I got to sample a bunch of yummy Korean products that are entering the Australian market. It is part of the KFoodies program! I am not usually a fan of Aloe drinks but these Hola Aloe flavoured drinks are delish! The whole household has been enjoying them this weekContinue reading “Hola Aloe – Korean Heat Wave Drink Idea”

4 Amazing Restaurants in Jeju Island – Burgers, Seafood, BBQ and Fish

Planning a trip to Jeju Island and not sure what food to put in your belly or which restaurants to check out? Well, nor was I until I created this detailed list of some of the places we visited in Jeju back in April.

Why is the food in Yeosu 800 times better than anywhere else in Korea?

Is it the water? Is it the clean(er?) air? Is it theโ€ฆ people? I am not sure what it is, but each time we go to Yeosu to visit my husbandโ€™s family, we eat the best food in the world. I am always too full to fully enjoy it. It just tastes so good? So,Continue reading “Why is the food in Yeosu 800 times better than anywhere else in Korea?”

A ‘Summer in Busan’ Post

Good morning, Korean Picnic fan(s)! For today’s post, I thought I would post pictures from our family trip to Busan this past August. Looking at these photos is bringing me a bit of warmth on this cold winter’s day! This was a special trip for us despite it being a quick weekend getaway (we declaredContinue reading “A ‘Summer in Busan’ Post”

The Colours (and smells) of Gwangjang Market, Seoul, South Korea

Yesterday morning, we popped open our umbrellas and hopped through puddles to get to Seoul’s ‘Jewelry City’. Yes, that is a real place in Seoul, and yes, we finally bought wedding rings as a proclamation of our love. We hadn’t planned on it, but Gwangjang Market was located right next to the city of jewels.Continue reading “The Colours (and smells) of Gwangjang Market, Seoul, South Korea”

Pasta, Popcorn and Korean Pancakes

I recently wrote about a hip, hop, happnin’ area of Seoul called Sharosugil. In said post, I wrote that while we were there we needed to ‘take mental notes for future date plans so we can come back every single week for the foreseeable future’. Sure enough, we went back exactly one week later for anotherContinue reading “Pasta, Popcorn and Korean Pancakes”

It’s a date! ์ƒค๋กœ์ˆ˜๊ธธ์—์„œ๋Š” ๋ฐ์ดํŠธ!

Over the weekend, we decided to go on a lavish date and live our lives as though we had all the time and money in the world. By that, I mean we ate three different meals within the space of about 3.5 hours with a heartfelt session of karaoke in between meals one and twoContinue reading “It’s a date! ์ƒค๋กœ์ˆ˜๊ธธ์—์„œ๋Š” ๋ฐ์ดํŠธ!”

Lost in Fruit

Yesterday, as a gust of clean Seoul air swam its way through the dusty cocktail Saturday left behind, I meandered through the back streets of my neighbourhood to go to the local fruit and veg market. To set the scene, let me just say that the back streets near my house would be the perfectContinue reading “Lost in Fruit”

Highway Rest Stops, Korean Style

I wanted to use this powerful blogging platform to share with you one of my favourite tourist attractions in South Korea: the humble highway rest stop. Perhaps it’s because of the relief from getting out of a car during a long trip to stretch your legs. Or maybe it’s the delicious offerings that they have?Continue reading “Highway Rest Stops, Korean Style”