Vegan Mandu
Recipe

Vegan Mandu

It wasn’t easy, but I finally made vegan mandu last week. This was a challenge since I had never even eaten kimchi mandu before. and I decided to use our aging kimchi as the basis of these dumplings. I grew up eating mandu made from ground pork, cabbage mixed with other finely sliced vegetables. I … Continue reading

General

Aalen ist klein

Aalen is technically a city, but I always likened it to a large village. Everyone knows everyone it seems, and it doesn’t take many degrees of separation to loop back to the same acquaintance. As one of the few Asian families here, it’s hard not to miss us. Especially when we push all three of … Continue reading

Fried Kimchi
Recipe

Fried Kimchi

So I teased you in my previous post about my kimchi boggeum or fried kimchi. I usually make it with pork neck (Schweinehals) from my butcher, but as I was buying vegetables this week at the Demeter (biodynamic) stand at the Farmer’s Market this week, I saw these perfect mushrooms in front of me. I … Continue reading