Snacks, Apps, & Sides

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Bread

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Bread

You might be wondering: what the hell are you doing putting cream cheese on garlic bread? And what even makes it Korean? I promise you I’m not a koreaboo, there’s just so many fun street foods and snacks in Korea that I can’t help being […]

Gochujang-Glazed Onigiri with Teriyaki Spam

Gochujang-Glazed Onigiri with Teriyaki Spam

This is quick blog post for a recipe I didn’t think would be one of my most popular to be honest – but I’m glad it is! This recipe is perfect for when you want to use up your pantry items, which is even better […]

Korean Cheese Dogs & Mozzarella Balls

Korean Cheese Dogs & Mozzarella Balls

Hi everyone, I hope you guys have been keeping sane during this mess of a time. I think what you really should have in all of this…is multiple kinds of fried cheese. Of all the countries you can imagine, Korea is a surprising source for […]

Matcha Soft Pretzels

Matcha Soft Pretzels

Recipe down below – if you’d like to watch the process, check out my highlight for this recipe on my Instagram @pokethedough Ingredients Makes 6 pretzels Based off of Host the Toast’s recipe for soft pretzels 2/3 cup baking soda 2 tbsp sugar 1 packet […]

Vietnamese Fried Rice Cakes (Banh Bot Chien)

Vietnamese Fried Rice Cakes (Banh Bot Chien)

I. Love. Street. Food. It’s comfort food on crack and every culture has their own unique takes on it. Banh Bot Chien – when you get this in Vietnam, the vendor will fry up these soft and chewy rice cakes, crack eggs into them, and […]

Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong)

Vietnamese Pizza (Banh Trang Nuong)

This is going to be a quick blog post – I made this on my Instagram a while ago and I’m posting the written recipe here now that I have this blog. Scroll down my highlights for visual reference at @pokethedough Banh trang nuong is […]

I Made Hogwarts Sorting Hat Empanadas

I Made Hogwarts Sorting Hat Empanadas

This idea was the brainchild between my late-night Pinterest browsing – “OOOO what if I made these witch hat calzones but make them empanadas instead” – and my boyfriend’s off-the-wall ideas – “What if you made them Harry Potter inspired, like all the houses!” …and […]