Garden strawberries are ripening properly under the big sun and getting more and more beautiful day by day. They do not grow big. They are small, tiny. Less flavourful than those selling in market, but they have the ‘right’ flavour as a strawberry and full taste. They are A joy of garden.
I had a meal at a Korean restaurant in the countryside. The owner of the restaurant recommended me to have Namul(Korean vegetable dish) menu. As my primary purpose of the visit was San-Namul(wild vegetable dish), I said yes without any reservation. It was a rare moment of a wild vegetable feast. Each namul has the […]
Made noodles with winter-survived young spinach, and had with lots of mugworts to give the full flavour of Spring.
My joy of morning delicacy continues with root-abundant salad. All fresh, not cooked. Beet, Jerusalem artichoke, sweet potato, spinach, goji berry leaves, Korean cabbage, cold-hardy mandarin, and with real light dressing.
As the garden tomato plants have all been perished due to insects, there’s no tomato left, and this is the last tomato sauce spaghetti for the year. Pity, but that is the way we live without chemicals.
I had jeon(Korean pancake) with various vegetables. Upon trying, the pancake startled me. I found a grasshopper pancaked with vegetables. Surprised, but soon smiled and wanted to have more of it. I thought the jeon must be far tastier than with just one grasshopper.
Jeon, Korean vegetable crepe, is a pure joy for the summer, especially when it rains. A Korean culinary tradition which I am fond of. The crisper, the tastier.
Jeon(Jjigim; Korean vegetable crepe) with perilla(black and wild sesame) and Korean chive. Easy but need skill for better taste. My favourite food for the Summer.
Veggies, fresh and sautéed, and a raw egg, black tea, baguette, all for breakfast. Bitter melon raw, and eggplant, squash, tomato, cooked. Fresh bitter melon seems gourmand of oil. When bite it feels hard shell. On the other hand, the inner flesh is quite a sponge. Anyhow, when there’s a decent quality olive oil, eating […]