Beef bulgogi (불고기) & the art of velveting

Bulgogi, also known as 불고기, is a dish that’s easy to make and gives you great flavour. In Korea, bulgogi is one of the most popular dishes in the country, up to the point there are even bulgogi pizza. It actually just means grilled meat (as I have been told), and there is no real standardized recipe for…… Continue reading Beef bulgogi (불고기) & the art of velveting

Thai, spicy, and tasty quick salad.

I love cooking elaborately, Breughelian dishes which take hours, where flavours drip off the dish like clots of paint of a modernist painting. Or whatever, the metaphor is lost. Anyway, however much I love to prepare an osso bucco, umpteen types of risotto, lamb shoulders and overnight ramen with pork belly, sometimes I just feel…… Continue reading Thai, spicy, and tasty quick salad.

The lactose & glutenfree trip: red beetroot gnocchi

A month ago, I got diagnosed with temporary lactose and gluten intolerance. Needless to say this was a massive blow in the stomach (ha!), since I am an absolute fan of cheese, pasta and pizza for that matter, patisserie for God’s sake. And bread & butter, about which I was so lyrical months ago.  All…… Continue reading The lactose & glutenfree trip: red beetroot gnocchi