We were a part of the military community for 20+ years. I was a DODDS teacher and my husband worked as a civilian for the Air Force. We were stationed in Guantanamo, Cuba, Ramstein, Germany and Okinawa, Japan. This recipe was inspired by our tour in Germany. We enjoyed Käsekuchen for breakfast, afternoon snack, or as a dessert! My version of...
The super moist and fudgy cake gets a generous topping of my caramel cream cheese frosting. Toasted sweet coconut gets pressed into the frosted cake, followed by drizzles of melted chocolate and MORE caramel!
Tteokguk, or rice cake soup, is a traditional New Year’s Day food thought to bring good luck (energy of yang) and longevity. The length and shape of the rectangular garaetteok rice cakes, which are the key ingredient of the recipe, reflect this fortune.
When you walk around Korea, you will quickly see the passion for food spilling over from stalls lining the street and small restaurants full of people noisily slurping noodles or preening away at a dish with chopsticks.