Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Tofu Stew (soon-dubu)

Sorry I haven't posted in awhile! I've been really stressed out and it has affected my body *sigh*. Anyways, I'm posting another recipe that I had piled up.

If you need some guidance with the ingredients, you can check my Korean Cooking 101. ;)

2 tbsp. red pepper powder
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. salt
chopped garlic
1 tbsp. anchovy broth, beef broth, or water
5 anchovies
1 dried seaweed/kelp
seafood mixture
1 package of soft tofu
1/8 tsp. sesame oil
1 egg
chopped green onion

Step 1:
In a small bowl, add the ingredients. You need red pepper powder, soy sauce, salt, garlic, and anchovy broth or water is just fine. Mix it and put it in the refrigerator. You can use it in 3 days and it's good for 2 weeks.

Step 2:
In a pot, make anchovy broth. You will need water, anchovies, and dried seaweed/kelp. Cook it for 15-20 minutes.
Then take out the anchovies and kelp (I use this later). Add the red pepper powder mixture we made in step 1.
Then add the seafood mixture and beef. I didn't add beef since it's not the most healthiest for my father. You can add anything else you want like oysters, mussels, etc...
After 10 minutes of cooking the seafood, add the soft tofu.
I used this, but you can use any soft tofu.
Towards the end of cooking, I added sesame oil and an egg. I cooked it for 5 more minutes then I topped it off with green onions and chopped up kelp I used for the broth. Now you can eat with rice and kim-chi! :)

There are websites that sell luxury products for cheap (30-50% off) during a certain time period. They sell from fashion (clothes, shoes), accessories (jewelries, bags), and to cosmetics. For example, they're selling Lancome products and Marc Jacob sunglasses at Hautelook at the moment.

Some of websites I know are (alphabet order)...
Gilt Groupe
Regent's Secret/Billion Dollar Babes
Rue La La

If you like an invite to any of these, please comment with your e-mail address, as well as, which sites you would like an invite to!!! :)

I'm going to end my post with an item I bought last week with my friend. For anyone in Burbank, there's a store in the mall that sells Japanese products. I bought this facial sponge cleaner.
I haven't tried it out yet, but I definitely will soon... hehe~

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Crown Brush in S205 Pointed Blush

I got this brush during IMATS (click here to read the post on IMATS). I think it's time to review this brush since I've been using it for a month... hehe~ ;)

Sunday, July 19, 2009

L'Oreal HIP Metallic Shadow Duo in Electrified and Shocked

Disclaimer: The products mentioned in this post are bought with my money. I am not affiliated with the companies nor getting paid to advertise the products. This post is written with my honest opinion.

I mentioned about L'oreal HIP coming out with new duo eyeshadows (click here to refresh your memory) in matte and metallic. I bought two metallic one this week. I decided to pass on the matte until I hear more reviews about it (since it's brand new). I already know the metallic ones are good from last years collection.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Make Up For Ever HD Primer in #6 and Make Up For Ever HD Foundation in #128

Disclaimer: The products mentioned in this post are bought with my money except Barry M and Estee Lauder. I am not affiliated with the companies nor getting paid to advertise the products. This post is written with my honest opinion.

I was asked what I thought about MUFE primer and foundation. Since I've been using since the IMATS showing (click here to see my post about it), I thought it's a good time to do a review (almost a month). I will start with the primer.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Sesame Leaf Jeon

I have some recipes piled up, pictures, that I haven't posted. This is one of them. I hope you guys like it! :)

If you need some guidance with the ingredients, you can check my Korean Cooking 101. ;)

1-2 lbs. ground beef
chopped onion
chopped garlic
pinch of salt
pinch of black pepper
1 egg
sesame leafs
olive oil or any oil for cooking

Step 1:
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients; ground beef, chopped onion, garlic, salt, black pepper, and 1 egg.

Step 2:
Cut the stems off the sesame leaf and clean them. Grab a plate and layer it with flour. Now shake the wet sesame leaf to the point there's no water dripping. It doesn't matter if it's completely dry or a little bit wet. The flour will still stick on the leaf. ;) Coat both sides of the leaf with flour.
Grab one coated leaf and put the mixed beef you did in step 1 on it. Top it of with the other coated leaf. It should look like a leaf sandwich with beef in the middle.
Grab a bowl, crack an egg, and mix the egg. Now coat the leaf sandwich with egg on both sides.

Step 3:
Grab a frying pan, add olive oil or any oil for cooking. Put the leaf sandwich and fry both sides.
Now you can eat it with rice and kim-chi! :) You can eat it alone or with the soy sauce mixture. In the soy sauce mixture, add soy sauce. If the soy sauce is strong, you can dilute it with water. Then add chopped green onions, sesame seeds, and red pepper powder.

This past week, I got a surprised package in the mail! It was a belated birthday gift from Miracle from Miracles are all Around. You guys should check out her blog. She's honestly one of the nicest bloggers around! :)
Inside the package, it contained some goodies, something for my nieces, and a sweet letter.
This is what I received after I opened the package. She gave me so much goodies to play with!... wheee~
I got two masks from Etude House. I got one in lavender.
The other one is in lemon.
She also gave me more masks. This time they're from The Face Shop... wheee~ This one is in grape.
The last one is in kiwi. It's so funny how they wrote "DO NOT EAT"... hehe~ I could see that happening because it's packaged like yogurt. It looks delicious I mean the packaging!... hehe~ :X
She gave me stuff other than masks as well. I got a top coat from The Face Shop. She mentioned it's her favorite. I can't wait to try it! Plus it's in blue (my favorite color)... wheee~ :)
I also got a blue, glittery nail polish from Etude House. I should do swatches for my Etude House nail polishes I have. This is my fifth one!... wheee~
She knows blue is my favorite color and sent a blue eyeshadow from Etude House. Isn't the print in the middle so cute!?!?
The last cosmetic I received is a lipgloss from Majolica Majorca in PK133. The color is so pretty, glittery, and sparkly. I couldn't wait to try it out so I wore it the next day... hehe~
She even sent me food!... yummy~ I was going to share the mango fruit thing (not too sure what it's called) with my father, but I ate both... lol~ :X
That wasn't enough she even included these Hello Kitty candies for my nieces! How thoughtful is she to even think of them!!! Honestly, not a lot of people will do that. I'm sure my nieces would love them when they come down next month. :)

I honestly feel like this surprised happen at a good time. I'm going through some hardship right now. This package cheered me up, as well as, made me almost cried (I didn't want tears to ruin my makeup). Man, why am I an emotional mess... lol~ I'm crying as I type this. :P

Time to change the subject... hehe~ I'll end this post with a look I did.

What I used:

My looks:

MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
Urban Decay Palette:
* Maui Wowie on the top inner and bottom inner corners
* Shattered on the top 2/3 outer top and bottom
* Smog on the outer "V," crease, and outer bottom 1/3
CG Sugar Rush as highlight
L'oreal HIP Color Truth Cream Eyeliner in Black
Maybelline Lash Stiletto

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Maybelline Lash Stiletto in Very Black

Disclaimer: The product mentioned in this post is bought with my money. I am not affiliated with the company nor getting paid to advertise the product. This post is written with my honest opinion.

I've been using this mascara from Maybelline about a little more than a month. I think it's time to review.

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