Saturday, January 5, 2019

Young Garden: The Korean Restaurant in Ontario Canada

We were hoping to find a Filipino restaurant  when we visited Ontario but we didn't.  Luckily we found this Korean restaurant just a few building from our hotel and we were stoked since we love Korean food.  It's been years since we left Korea and we definitely miss  their  culture and food.  We don't have a Korean restaurant in Weirton so we're so happy to find this place.  
 I love that it was a fusion of both Japanese and Korean cuisine.  The waiter seemed like Japanese but he speak English very well.
 I am so glad that both our kids are  not picky, they palate are like ours.  We introduced them to different kind of food  at a young age so when we travel, we can pretty much anything without an issue.
 We ordered some  Bibimbap, a Korean dish that we  loved eating during our 2-years of living in Korea.  I sometimes make this at home but I don't always have the ingredients I need so I can only make it once in a while.
 What I love about Korean and  Japanese dishes  is that it comes with so many side dishes.  We love fermented stuff and finding this place was  a treat to us.
 We had a really good dinner at this place.  The employees are very friendly, they made us feel like we were in Korea.  It brought  us back some great memories.
 This is NOT a sponsored post.  I just want to  share our  great experience at this place.  So if you visit Ontario to see Niagara Falls and  is into  the mood of eating  Asian food, try this place.

Christmas Feast 2018

2018 went very fast in my opinion.  Aside from minor headaches and  random cold,  I am grateful that none in my family got sick last year.  I think healthy eating  helped us  out of sickness and also regular exercise.  Ninety five percent of the food that we eat is home cooked as we seldom dine out but it's the healthy way that works for my family.  We try to grow vegetable in the warm  weather  and eat them fresh  from our garden.  We will continue our healthy ways this year to hopefully help us out of sickness.
Anyway, during Christmas eve, I did not really cook a lot.  I only made  a normal dinner, I made  braised pork chops and we ate  it with vegetable.  Baking is not my forte and I always find myself  getting burned when dealing with oven but having a reliable cooking gloves  helps me avoid that issue.  Cavetools has  awesome BBQ and other kitchen tools.  You can buy this heat oven mitts via  amazon through this link  or directly  from Cavetools  website.  You can avail the 15% off by using  this discount code  GrillGlove15 upon check out .  
On Christmas Day, I made some fried chicken.  We will be attending a Christmas party to a  friend's house later that day so I only made what we can eat before heading out to the party.

There were so many food prepared by our  friend during the party.  I couldn't control my appetite since most of the food is Filipino food lol.
lumpia
Chicken adobo
enfanadas
pork ribs
sotanghon
embutido
mixed veggies
laing
puto
biko
pansit
enfanada

We had an enjoyable Christmas last year although I still wish I could spend it with my family back home in the Philippines but it's okay, as long as I am with my children and husband.  No matter where we celebrate Christmas as long as we are together, I don't  mind.  The best way to deal with homesickness is  through food.  How about you, how did you celebrate Christmas?  

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