17 octobre 2020 § Poster un commentaire
For the past years Korea has been the center stage of all sorts of food trends, some curious, others unexpected. From « Croffle » (Croissant + Waffle) to sweet potato pizza – I lost sight of the traditional food I used to eat before moving to France. A particular treat I enjoyed was red bean jelly, called « Yang-gaeng » 양갱. Made of few ingredients: red bean paste, agar agar and a sweetener, it’s filling and has a great texture at each bite.
It can be found in any supermarket or you can try a chef version at Jeokdang in the Jung-gu neighborhood.
Besides the jelly in different flavors, the cafe also offers monaka (equivalent of ice cream cookie sandwich), red bean soup and red bean latte.
Where? 29 Eulji-ro, Euljiro 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul – for opening hours: here
29 mai 2020 § Poster un commentaire
Where will you travel after the confinement? Would love to hear from you!
14 mai 2020 § Poster un commentaire
Hope everyone is doing well 🙂
I was really surprised I still had readers after this long break so thank you for graciously stopping by and take time to read my old articles. They all need an update, especially Seoul because most places I mentioned do no longer exist.
To compensate here are some amazing people / places to check if you have not yet already.
Plaq chocolate factory – It is no longer a secret that I always keep around me a chocolate bar. This is how I get my daily fix of magnesium-serotonin. I workout to eat chocolate. To reap all the benefits, always read the ingredients (not just for chocolate btw). Refined sugar and soy lecithin are no-no. 2 or 3 ingredients max and if possible sweetened with coconut sugar.
For lucky New Yorkers, Hu Kitchen have the best bars on earth.
Moon Juice – based in LA, I discovered them in NY through their crunchy crisps. Try the cosmic cocoa if you are around! I am obsessed with their dusts – you can purchase via Beautylish for worldwide shipping. I did notice a real difference for my hair after taking the collagen. Magnesi-om is perfect before sleep.
Museums to visit as soon as they reopen: Noguchi, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Leeum etc.