Cooking with Gom-Gom: Budae Jjigae Recipe (Korean Army Stew)

One of my favourite sections of the Korean Cultural Center of Canada’s website is the webtoon Gom-Gom’s Journey to the K-Food. It features delicious food and teaches you some cultural background at the same time. Recently, Gom-Gom taught us a Budae Jjigae recipe and I immediately knew I wanted to try making it. History of

All Of Us Are Dead Review (spoiler-free!)

Don’t worry – this All Of Us Are Dead review is spoiler-free! All Of Us Are Dead Review: This is top quality zombie fare! I’ve been consuming more Korean shows and movies than ever these days. Netflix has so many K-dramas and other Korean content available that my biggest problem is finding time to fit

An Easy Way to Read Korean Faster

So, you’ve learned Hangul, the Korean alphabet! You’re excited and ready to get moving! And then you look at a block of Korean text and realize it’s a bit overwhelming. Well, don’t worry, I’ve got an easy way to read Korean faster that you can start doing right away. There are a lot of great

Not Taking the TOPIK Exam – you may not need it!

There are many arguments for not taking the TOPIK exam – and it’s entirely possible that you may not need it. Let’s look at some reasons it could be unnecessary for you. What’s in this post: What is TOPIK? Are you planning to move to South Korea? Are you applying to work for a Korean

2022 K-Dramas, Movies, and Other Shows watched this year

I wanted to keep track of all the different things that I watch this year. I don’t know about you but sometimes people will ask me, “what have you seen lately that was really good?” Even if I KNOW I’ve seen some great stuff, sometimes I will draw a total blank. So I am going

How to Learn Korean for Free – A Guide

Back when I started learning Korean in June 2021 I remember thinking how grateful I am for the Internet. There’s no way I would have been able to find so many ways to learn Korean for FREE before the Internet made everything so accessible. At best I might have found a book at the library but even

Allowing Yourself to be Happy – How I’m Pivoting my Blog

Have you ever started a blog and after a few years (or maybe not even that long!) realized that you’re not writing about things that truly fuel your passions? It’s happened to me before and it happened again recently! In fact, the feeling caused me to stop writing here at all – it’s been over

Book Review: The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

Where, oh where do I start? Okay, I have things to say but can we be superficial for just a second so I can shriek about how spectacular this cover is? It basically screams Los Angeles in the 1990s and I love it so much. This is hands-down one of the best books I’ve read

A Review of Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Hello, I’m Sherry, and in this review of Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo, it is the first time I’ve ever given any book by this author anything less than five stars. In reality, I’d give it 3 3/4 stars, but since I believe in rounding up and down, I will round it up to four.