Seollal (Korean New Year)

Korean New Year, Seollal, is the first day of the lunar calendar and so begins a three-day national holiday. I was curious to know how Koreans celebrate the occasion and it is often spent with family, whereby families honour their ancestors,  pay respect to elders, play games, wear the traditional dress (hanbok) and eat delicious food.  I was also […]

Asian supermarkets – there’s no place like home

This weekend I’m headed to T&T Supermarket for my very first time. It’s decided. And imagine how it’s almost  Chinese and Korean New Year, so the store ought to be buzzing all weekend, but nobody comes between me and my Korean ribs, no one I say. I read somewhere online that T&T is owned by Loblaws, so I suspect […]