Spicy stuffed cucumber kimchi กิมจิแตงกวา

20140609-105210-39130356.jpg

What I love about Korean food is that it always comes with so many different side dishes. One of my favourites is “Spicy stuffed cucumber kimchi”. After searching for a recipe I found a website that has so many Korean recipes. The website is “Maangchi”, and I thank them so much for sharing their recipes. My version is just a little bit different from the original one as I have adapted it to suit my tastes.

Ingredients

• 3 Lebanese cucumbers

• 2 tbsp salt

• 1/2 cup grated carrot

• 1/2 cup onion slice

• 1/2 cup chopped garlic chive

• 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Continue reading “Spicy stuffed cucumber kimchi กิมจิแตงกวา”

The cooking explorer

20140419-143143.jpg

I know I like to cook more than write. This is why I haven’t updated my blog for a while, but I have cooked a lot of dishes.
After nearly 9 years of living in Australia, which is a multicultural society, I have cooked and eaten many different cuisines.
The first dish I would like to present is the Malaysian national dish “Nasi Lemak”. This is the dish I always order when I’m at Malaysian restaurant or in Singapore. There are many elements in this dish, including coconut rice, beef rendang curry, deep fried dried anchovies, peanut, boiled eggs and sambal (chilli sauce) I like this dish because the mix of elements on the plate make it feel like you are having a banquet, not just one dish.
Continue reading “The cooking explorer”