Sugar Free Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Sugar Free Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Seoul is getting a lot more snow these days and although it never sticks (in the city at least) it reminds me that it is indeed winter! Sometimes I forget… Partially because of the lack of snow and also because it’s not nearly as cold here as it is back home this time of year. As […]

Some New Years Reflections, and Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Some New Years Reflections, and Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

During my week off over the holidays I learned a lot, but I think the most important lesson I took with me is the need to slow down and relax. I’ve never had that much time to sleep in, and take my time, and do exactly what I want to do every day. It was […]

Cooking class in Seoul: On’go Food and Learning to Make Bibimbap!

Cooking class in Seoul: On’go Food and Learning to Make Bibimbap!

Phew! I’ve been seriously MIA recently…The holidays have been busy as they are for most people, but I have a lot of things I’ve been working on and can’t wait to share them with you! I’m on vacation this week and I decided for this winter vacation I would stay in Korea and not travel anywhere. […]

No Bake Triple-Layer Raspberry Squares

No Bake Triple-Layer Raspberry Squares

I recently found frozen raspberries at a foreign food market in Seoul. This may not seem like anything significant to you however a) raspberries are my favourite fruit of all time b) they’re extremely difficult to find here c) there is a Korean version which is okay for some things and I do enjoy but […]

Vegan Gluten Free Moon Cookies

Vegan Gluten Free Moon Cookies

The holiday cookie craze has begun! Lately I’ve been in the holiday spirit and with Christmas approaching (just a month away now) I’ve begun to revamp my favourite holiday recipes even more. We called these Moon Cookies as kids due to their shape but they were originally called Almond Crescents or something along those lines… Anyway they’re delicious […]

How to cook Korean pumpkin and make your own vegan pumpkin latte!

How to cook Korean pumpkin and make your own vegan pumpkin latte!

Well, it is early November now which can only mean one thing. If you didn’t already guess it from the title of this post… PUMPKIN! Here in Korea a pumpkin is called a hobak (pronounced ho-bawk.) They are different from their western cousins in that the outside is green and the texture when cooked is a […]

Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to battycake! This blog is dedicated to gluten and dairy free living in Korea. I am passionate about baking, travelling and healthy living which all combine into yummy vegan things using ingredients that can be found or accessed while living abroad. Life is all about balance, but if there’s a healthier option I […]