Korean streusel bread 🍞

Finished Korean streusel bread on a baking tray

Korean streusel bread or Soboro-ppang (소보로빵) is a light, fluffy yeast bread with a crumb topping made with peanut butter. Due to the amount of sugar, it is not gout friendly. With the eggs, butter, and milk, it is not vegan. But I am sure it could easily be made vegan. My wife and girls love Soboro-ppang, so we decided to document the process, but they are not on my menu.

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Korean spicy cucumber salad oi-muchim 🥒

Cucumber kimchi in a bowl

This simple Korean cucumber salad is the perfect side dish to serve at home. It is very a very common side dish at Korean restaurants. Some people even call this cucumber kimchi (I used to), but technically it is not kimchi. Since it is quickly prepared, not normally fermented, and can be eaten fresh, it’s not kimchi. But whatever you call it is a delicious recipe.

You can let this dish ferment before eating if you wish to do so. However, the cucumbers quickly lose their crunch and become mushy.

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