Rice Cakes

WHAT IS IT? Rice cakes are disc shaped (and sometimes tubular cylindrical shaped) noodles made with glutinous rice flour. (Not to be mistaken with the puffed rice cakes that are more cracker-like and crispy.) Most commonly used in Korean cuisines and is called tteok in Korean.

Shirataki Noodles

WHAT IS IT? You won’t believe this but Shirataki Noodles are actually made from yams! Yeah, yams! Konjac yams to be exact. They have become quite popular recently since they are great for anyone on special gluten-free or vegans diets and they are low in calories and carbs since it is made up of an indigestible…

Black Garlic

WHAT IS IT? Black garlic. It looks wierd, almost makes you wonder if they are rotted or molded right? Black garlic is essentially made by fermenting regular garlic in a low heat and humid environment for a long period of time. You can actually make this yourself in a slow cooker or rice cooker but be…