Recents and Gifts

This was a gift for Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year) which is one of the two biggest holidays in Korea and China. The thought process when I receive a gift like this:

OMG! There’s lunch meat on the wrapping….lunch meat in Korea?!?!? It couldn’t be! Don’t be pessimistic, it could be!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Ok, so it looks like Spam cans but there still is the possibility of lunch meat inside that can! I’d even take mediocre lunch meat….just not Spam! Please, no Spam!!!

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Then I opened the can….and……………..Spam :(! And as an even bigger insult it smelled like dog food……….oh Korea!

Winter carnations – anything to brighten these cold days!

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This picture looks pretty funny and I couldn’t figure out what it was…meat? No, it’s a waffle with nuts and chocolate on top. These waffles are so popular in Korea and I could never figure out why until now….they taste divine. I figured it would be dry and stale but it was sort of tasted like a treat at the fair – rich, fried, indulgent, and delicious!20130211-133054.jpg

Walls and walls of ramen. Normal.

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