Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Last month, I was responsible for planning what food would be served for an office mate’s farewell party. Chips and dip seemed like the perfect way to kick off a party. There was nothing like the delicious classic combination of tortilla chips and salsa. There […]

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Are you looking for a great appetizer for a party? The combination of tortilla chips with guacamole dip seems like a great solution kick off your party. To make it more creamy and richer, I decided to add Greek yogurt in my guacamole. If you […]

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

We have grown familiar with kimchi’s strong taste with the rise in popularity of Korean food over recent years. Kimchi played a huge part in Korean cuisine as it is used at almost every meal either as an appetizer, a side dish, or an ingredient […]

Dakgangjeong

Dakgangjeong

You know the feeling when watching your favorite TV cooking show and cannot stop drooling over the food. As a result, this dakgangjeong recipe was inspired by binge watching a South Korean reality variety show called Youn’s Restaurant. In its season 2, they opened a small Korean […]

Seaweed Rice Balls

Seaweed Rice Balls

We all know that you cannot help but feel hungry while watching the amazingly delicious food they eat in K-dramas. If you are an avid K-drama watcher, you have most likely been familiar with these Seaweed Rice Balls. Rice is usually served warm in a metallic […]

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Chinese New Year is coming and I already can see the streets decorated with vibrant red color. There is nothing better to start a new year with sweet treats. Although every household have different customs, I believe that desserts are necessary for a complete New […]

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Never mind fancy desserts, chocolate chip cookies have always been one of my favorite sweet treats. After all, nothing says comfort and warm feeling I got like a freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. Basically, if you want good chocolate chip cookies, you need to put […]

Lemon Madeleines

Lemon Madeleines

I have been dying to make this little spongy shell-like cake with lemon flavor. You might think that I am exaggerating with how much I love Lemon Madeleines. However, I must say I fell in love immediately at the first bite. The inside is moist […]

Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A chocolate chip cookie in a skillet? Hell yeah! Want to make it more awesome? Let’s stuff it with Nutella! Yeah, this week Jaja Bakes made a Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. It is literally a big chocolate chip cookie made in a skillet […]

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

The Dongzhi (冬至, Winter Solstice) Festival is coming next week on December 22, 2018. The festival is performed by Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans to celebrate the return of longer daylight hours and ultimately an increase of positive energy flowing in. As part of the festivities, […]

Matcha Madeleines

Matcha Madeleines

Madeleine is one of my all time favorite French sweets. Unfortunately,  I can rarely find madeleines around here as they are not as popular as other cakes. I can still find madeleines in a few big French bakeries, but their locations are pretty far away […]

Rabokki

Rabokki

Korea is famous for its street food dishes. From the moment you step into any busy place in Seoul, you cannot resist on drooling at those colorful snacks. Arguably as the number one Korean street food, tteokbokki is one of the must try iconic street […]