Let’s face it, you see those honey butter-coated peanuts or those tteokbokki potato chips everywhere and you start to get tired of that once addictive taste; It’s not even real honey or butter. Are these snacks even representative of what Korea has to offer in terms of sweet treats? We don’t mean bingsu either.
Just ask any ahjumma or ahjussi what are the snacks they think are representative of their rich Korean culture and history. We have an inkling it might be on this list of 8 Traditional Korean Snacks That Are Better Than Your Honey Butter Chips. These snacks can be found at most Korean traditional markets and some at more popular tourist destinations like Myeong-Dong.
Yes, Seoul is definitely a big hub for spicy noodles, minimalist cafes and quirky restaurants full of dishes that are to-die-for. However, these yummy plates might not be the most cost-effective – plus if cafes are popular, you might need to wait in line for a really long time before you even get a whiff of your food.
Not to fear – South Korea has an abundance of convenience stores that will satisfy your food cravings. Tteokbokki? Check. Ramen? Yup. Fun, quirky ice creams and snacks? Definitely. Check out this guide to see to get on your next convenience store raid in South Korea!
They say sugar is bad for you, but how bad can it be when it tastes oh-so-good? From cheesecakes, mousse cakes and fluffy chiffons to cream-filled eclairs and choux puffs, we just simply can’t resist them!
If you have a sweet tooth that needs to be satisfied, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a comprehensive guide on the Best Patisseries in Singapore to sink your teeth into some indulgent cakes and pastries.
If there is one type of food that will withstand the test of time, out of the myriad of munchies available in Singapore, it has to be dishes from Japanese cuisine. To be more specific, sushi is one thing that will never go out of style – from the cheap-and-good S$1.50 per plate sushi to the one-of-a-kind omakase experiences, sushi will always have a place in our hearts.
Singapore actually offers quite the variety of these little morsels as they have true-blue Japanese brands such as Genki and Sushiro. Check out these 24 sushi illustrations!
We all know that in every foodie’s Instagram feed, it’s incomplete without one amazing shot of a cheese pull. There’s just something about melty, gooey, stretchy cheese that stirs a fire within the bellies of even the lactose intolerant, compelling everyone to test our limits of just how much we can consume till we break.
In the spirit of breaking our limits of cheese-consumption, here’s a guide to 10 ultra cheesy dishes that will make you melt (or test your level of lactose intolerance)!
If you’re heading to Seoul, oftentimes, you’ll find that everyone can more or less speak some form of basic English, save for some traditional ahjummas and ahjussis. However, if you venture out to other parts of Seoul, we may not all be so lucky with finding English speakers, especially with older folks.
Not to fear, though, because we’ve come up with a list of important Korean phrases or words to remember the next time you want to go to Seoul or anywhere else that is less touristy in South Korea. Who knows, it might come in handy when you’re in a pinch!
When in Australia, the thing people will always highly recommend is coffee. A cuppa is affordable and yet super delicious. However, oftentimes, people will overlook the fact that with your usual of cup joe, you’ll need something to snack on alongside it – probably something sweet.
We’ve narrowed down some places in Sydney you have to try if you’re looking to find a sweet snack to eat with your coffee or even if you’re simply craving something sugary and satisfying!
It’s all over Facebook, Instagram and every other social media platform you see – it’s Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona is actually a traditional Korean candy that is made with sugar and baking soda to form a caramel consistency, where after that it is hardened and shapes are pressed into it. When you whip the coffee up, it also resembles the texture of molten dalgona candy, hence the name!
We’ve narrowed down these three simple steps such that you can also enjoy this viral drink everyone seems to be having. It’s definitely a lot easier than you think!