Posts Tagged ‘banchan’

Korean Barbecue

May 4th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   3 Comments »

I have to admit a weakness for food that is cooked or finished at the table. Whether it be a dipping bread into a steaming pot of melted cheese, wedge shaped raclette creations or just assemble-it-yourself crispy duck pancakes, I love the conviviality of sharing food with friends and the freedom to play with your food. Do-it-yourself dinners allow you to experiment with flavors and to customize each bite. I also love the less interactive and more spectacular teppanyaki tables. As a teenager my birthday wish was usually a visit to Benihana, not just because the food was delicious, but because I […]

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Korean Cooking Class at Books for Cooks

April 19th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

When I was in London last month, I fulfilled one of my wishes. I have been wanting to visit Books for Cooks for years. This Notting Hill shop has a worldwide reputation. As well as an amazing selection of cookbooks, they also have a test kitchen/ cafe with a daily changing lunch menu, and offer cooking classes, many of which are based on specific cookbooks. The are over 8,000 food related books on the shelves including food fiction, history, art and nutrition as well as recipe books. It is a wonderful yet dangerous place for someone who loves cookbooks and […]

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