Amelia eats Korea Part 1

Hello! I’ve been in korea for about 4 days and I have been eating so much! I have been wanting to try all sorts of korean food. But of course I am also trying to watch my portions. It is impossible to eat clean on holiday and I am not so crazy to say no to all those delicious korean food. Click ‘like’ to see more posts!

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Had a simple korean ramen on the first day. Was still suffering frm gastric. I always have gastric when i go overseas because of the flight and new environment. So i went for the non spicy ramen. Tasted alright. Just a normal shop along the streets.

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Tteobokki from Jaws food. Was spicy! I really liked it and also cos I was starving. We also have twigim which is like fried tempura and also odeng which is korean flattened fish cake. So yummy! They also serve this as street food. I will try it frm the aunties selling them along the street soon!

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Mixed fruit bingsu! This was nice! Came with a side serving of red beans and mochi. I thought this was nice but until I tried another stall today. It was SO GOOD. Check it our below.

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Naengmyeon! Cold buckwheat noodles! Interesting taste. I dont like cold food in general. But i dont mind trying it again. I believe this is a summer dish! Great for hot weather. The soup is sour vinegary tasting.

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Soondubu jiggae. Tofu stew! U can get so many variations of this. But i loved this so much! And there are free flow eggs. So u can add as many eggs are u like! So awesome. It comes with rice in a stone pot and u scoop out the rice first and then add the hot tea to the left over rice and cover it up. After u are done with ur main meal, u go back to eat the tea with rice. Which i didnt like. Because it tastes bland. Lol.

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Breakfast! Green tea with fruit and scrambled egg. I had to throw the scrambled egg away because there was too much salt. Gosh. I suddenly become fail at cooking here in korea. Lol. Luckily there is free flow egg at my accommodation. Teehee.

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Fried cabbage too (: no garlic tho. But i just bought some frm the grocery store. Haha.

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Manduuu! Dumplings! The fried ones was goooooddd. Yum yum yum.

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This is the amazing patbingsu. The red bean we had frm the previous show was meh. Like out of a can. But this one, u can tell is home cooked. The texture is much better. It looks plain, but it goes so well with the milky ice. There is even more red bean innit. I loved this alot. We had to wait 10 mins in line and 20mins for the dessert. But so worth it. I heard there are even better ones I have yet to try!

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Look at this huge plate of beansprouts and beef slices! There is another option with squid that is less spicy. This option was Spicy!!!! But so so shiok!

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Then they add udon and cheese.

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Meiqi and i!

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After eating it 3/4 of the way, they add rice and seaweed and flatten it out like so. The hot plate will cook the rice and make it stick to the plate. A little like claypot rice. But the rice is so tasty frm the juices frm the stir fry earlier on. So so so delicious.
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I bought the famous strawberry shortcake frm Peony, a bakery in Hongdae. It tastes really good! Soft fluffy cake and good proportion of cream and tangy strawberries. Yum.

Hope u guys enjoyed this post! I have 6 more weeks here in korea so I’ll definitely be posting more eats (:

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