Tag: dessert

Asian pears on a pear tree

Asian Pear: A Guide to Asian Pears in Korean Cuisine

The Asian pear, known scientifically as the Pyrus pyrifolia, is a species of pear native to certain areas of East Asia. This pear, also known as the Japanese pear, Chinese pear, Korean pear, Taiwanese pear, apple pear, sand pear, and more, is an integral part of many East Asian cuisines and food cultures. Here, I will list some informative Korean culture facts as well as some foods which use the Asian pear as an ingredient. Then, I will cover some frequently asked questions about the Asian pear.

A beautiful breakfast table with peach momo

Korean Breakfast Trend: Greek Momo Recipe

Since 2018, around this time every year, the ‘Greek momo’ pops up across social media in South Korea. This aesthetically pleasing summer recipe is extremely delicious–To make this recipe, you combine creamy greek yogurt with a sweet and juicy peach. In the end, you have the perfect breakfast or brunch treat for yourself, your significant other, and/or friends! 

Delicious Banana Peach Smoothie next to bananas and peaches

Banana Peach Smoothie Recipe

Recently, I posted a delicious recipe for Korean banana-flavored milk. With the leftover bananas, I decided to make a Southern-influenced summer recipe. This summer, try making our creamy and sweet banana peach smoothie! As a southern Georgia girl, peach season immediately means peach cobbler, canning spiced peaches, grilled peaches, and homemade peach ice cream. So, why not add another peach recipe to the mix, right?!

Korean banana milk bottles sitting on tray

Korean Banana Milk Recipe (Banana Flavored Milk)

In South Korea, flavored milk drinks are incredibly popular with both children and adults. Of these flavored kinds of milk, the most popular version is definitely banana! Not only is Korean banana milk the original flavored milk of South Korea, but it is also the most recognizable because of how […]