After a major screw-up at work, Hyunho is pretty much ready to give up on life. What he receives instead of punishment, however, is a delectable strawberry cream custard tart. Thinking it's his last meal alive, Hyunho gobbles it up, licking every last dollop of cream off of Seung-yun's fingers. This lights a certain spark within Seung-yun, which gets him thinking about all the other wild things he could make Hyunho do with his tongue...
In the world of “Pian Pian,” people are born with the initials of their soulmates on their bodies. The location of these “imprints” is unique to the individual, but the meaning behind the letters is the same. Sooha’s happens to be located in a – ahem – very private location. The chances of actually uniting with one’s soulmates is rather slim, but that hasn’t stopped Sooha. Not only does he believes he will find his, but he has refused to enter into any other relationship until then. But lately his handsome boss chef Calix has had him feeling some feels “down there...” He thought he was alone in these feelings until the chef suddenly started showing interest in him. Could the tides be finally changing for our innocent Sooha?
Sena’s been tossed into another world, as the despised daughter of a noble family. Her little restaurant was her refuge in her last life, so she’s got some tricks up her sleeve—cooking skills! As Senianna, she’ll put her brains and fine-tuned taste buds (Korean fried chicken, anyone?) to the test so she can take back the kitchen and gain this society’s esteemed title of Chef Royale. Will her cuisine reign supreme over the empire and bring her the sweet and salty balance of power and affection?
Dooshik is in a bind. After making off with the takings from the gay bar where he worked, he seeks refuge in a small, coastal town. As his funds dwindle, he desperately needs a way to make ends meet. Still, a boy's gotta eat! So he dives into a clam house to satisfy his cravings. But with no money to pay, he dashes off leaving Jooha, the server, to foot the bill. Later on, when Dooshik returns to pay his debt, he's greeted by a sordid scene that offers a tantalizing glimpse of the solution to his money problems. For within Jooha's beautiful shell lies a secret treasure waiting to be drawn out. And Dooshik is just the man to do it.Pearl Boy,
A rich and beautiful girl, and the heiress to the GBS broadcasting center. A handsome aspiring news anchor with limitless ambitions. A gorgeous backstage producer with a secret. Three people with different goals and desires. A triangle love thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seats!
In a land where there is no magic, a land where the strong make the rules and weak have to obey, a land filled with alluring treasures and beauty, yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Xiao Yan, who has shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly lost everything three years ago - his powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?
From Aerandria Scans: Men - they're the root of Takanashi Chiwa's problems, which is why she never had the time nor the opportunity to have a boyfriend in her entire life. A full-time office lady and a part-time hostess, she works night and day to pay off her dad's debt from his failed business. One night at her part-time job, a high-class customer has her fired. Then the next day, she's called in to see the president - whom she had never even seen before in the office - only to find out she's to marry him! But what kind of guy is Mamiya Hokuto anyway? Will he become one of Chiwa's problems, or will he save her from them? And will this marriage even last?!
“Are you eating in this situation?”
“Of course! I’ll have to keep savoring the taste until I die. Do you want one?”
She was reincarnated in a novel as Luana, the abandoned princess.
And her death was already decided.
She just wanted to let people know about her cooking talent, but she was misunderstood as a witch because of her cheese jerky!
The General of the conquering army, Duke Legion, who had lost his sense of taste, took her to the Empire for her extraordinary jerkies and to break the curse that had come down from generation to generation.
“It is delicious, isn’t it?”
“Prepare the same for the dinner.”
She was happy to be able to cook and eat as much as delicious food as she wanted…
But now, she also wanted to look after Legion.
‘Eat three meals a day, and make sure to make dessert. I’m sure he will be able to gain some weight…!’
The Duke took the jerky from the princess. On the surface, it was no different from any beef jerky.
But when he took a bite of it, it felt like a new world had opened up.
The jerky, made by the princess, felt more tender than the others as he gently crushed it with his teeth.
The taste of condensed meat smudged his tongue as he chewed on. It was just as she said.
He could feel the savory taste of the spicy meat, and at the end of the day, he wanted to have more.
The desire that he had, faded for a while.
“I didn’t really want anything, but now I think I do.”
A spine-chilling and steamy romance between a Japanese sweets maker and the man who framed her mother for murder -- Something's Wrong With Us is the dark, psychological, sexy shojo series readers have been waiting for!
Married to the Enemy
Nao has followed in her mother's footsteps to become a traditional Japanese sweets maker. Even at 21, her skills are unparalleled, landing her a spot at a world-class confectionary company. However, when she meets the young, handsome heir to the company, she recognizes Tsubaki: her first friend, and the same boy who framed her mother for murder over a decade ago. As the only witness to the crime, Nao seizes her chance to get close to him, but instead of finding answers, she falls deeper for Tsubaki's allure...
I thought I’d been reincarnated as a child from a dirt poor home...
“I’m here to pick up Anastasia, the imperial grandchild, Her Highness!”
...It seems I’ve possessed the body of the princess who, in the ‘original novel’, craved power, only to meet a tragic end.
To demonstrate that I was not interested in power, and to fulfil a dream of being a pâtissier that I could not achieve in my past life, I only baked sweets with the help of a contracted spirit.
You’ll feel better if you eat something delicious, and you won’t have to kill me!
But the harsh and heartless emperor (grandfather), and the Crown Prince (cousin) who will bring me to ruin, as well as the young duke (cousin’s friend) who is the greatest knight in the empire, and even the slave knight (Elf) who stabbed me...!
“Your Highness’ lime pie is good.”
...Don’t tell me these people are besotted with me rather than the sweets?
Aisha’s baking & healing fantasy, sweet and lovely like dessert!
From DesperateScanners: In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong makes the rules and weak has to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Xiao Yan, who has shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly three years ago lost everything, his powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?
Hyun’s what some may call resourceful, thrifty, or, um, stingy. Whatever you call him, he’s also dedicated—he grinded night-and-day to get a top-tier character. But once he sold it, every last cent was taken away by loan sharks. In the new VR MMO Royal Road, he’s committed to making it big for himself and his family. He knows that he should absolutely NEVER be one of those weak and poor sculptors, so what’s he going to do when he accidentally becomes the Legendary Moonlight Sculptor?
Can a princess's food save a kingdom? Luana is reborn as an illegitimate princess inside a book. Resigned to her fate, she decides to spend her days cooking. Not long after, the cursed Duke Legion arrives and sacks the kingdom, but instead of falling for the princess, he's bewitched by Luana's food. He orders her to cook for him or die!
Fang Qi , an alchemist living with the modern world ,travels through space to a demon-ruling land due to an alchemical accident.He decides to make demons into pills .However , when he wakes up , he finds that he is married to a demon named Bai Yuying .After a series of unspeakable events , the demon suddenly grows up. Bai Yuying is not as weak and small as rumors say at all -Everything about him is big !!
I thought I had reincarnated into a poverty-stricken family, until…
“I have come to escort Her Highness Anastasia of the imperial family!”
It seems I have been reincarnated in a novel as an imperial princess who coveted power and met a wretched end!
I diligently baked pastries with the help of the spirit I made a contract with so I could fulfill my dream in my past life to become a patissier and prove that I wasn’t power-hungry. Surely they wouldn’t kill me if I fed them lots of delicious treats!
But the cruel and coldhearted emperor (my grandfather), his eldest grandson and the novel’s male lead who will bring about my doom (my older cousin), the empire’s strongest knight and heir to a duchy (my friend), and the slave knight (an elf) who will kill me…
“I like your lime pies, Your Highness.”
…by any chance, have these people fallen in love with me instead of my pastries?
This is the villainous princess Asha's sweet fantasy story of baking and healing!
Mukouda Tsuyoshi, summoned from modern Japan to a different world of sword and magic. He thought of what kind of a huge adventure was waiting for him, but actually, Mukouda is just a civilian who got caught in a Hero Summoning. And that Mukouda’s base status shabby compared to the legitimate heroes. On top of that, the king who summoned Mukouda and the rest were suspicious, and Mukouda left the castle by himself realizing. The only thing that Mukouda could rely on in this world is his unique skill Net Supermarket - it can only order goods from modern Japan to the different world.
The curse of twelve stars, a girl who plays piano with a dream of becoming a chef, because of an odd job that she pretends to be a boy. What's waiting for Yue Hui is a mysterious mansion and 12 boys who have the curse of 12 stars which fall upon each of them. What's awaiting her? Where are her and the boys' destiny leading to? A love song for 1000 years, the legend of 12 beautiful stars, everything is in《Starry Night Club》
The Mandarin House, a kitschy B&B on Jeju island. Lured in by an ad featuring a hot guy, first-timer Yeonwoo is a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 23 year old that has come to work here, looking for a little fun and excitement over the summer.
The hot guy in the photo? Tae-hoon, your classic tsundere. Hard(body) on the outside, but you know he’s got that soft, gooey interior that just needs to be coaxed out. But things aren’t all soju and sun in paradise. Insatiable front desk manager, Hyun-soo, wants to get to know the newbie too. Soon, Yeonwoo is smack dab in the middle of a love triangle he had never anticipated. This is no reality show! Who will find love, who will get over the past and who will just get their rocks off this summer in "Love in Kitsch"?
Kinnukuman, a weak and clumsy super hero, constantly getting into wacky situations. As the series progressed, the story began changing from comedy to action as Kinnukuman battles stronger and stronger foes in the wrestling ring. The series continually introduced new Super Human characters, known as Choujins, who would challenge Kinnikuman and his friends for various purposes. (From Toriyama's World) Kinnikuman received the Shogakukan Manga Award for sh?nen manga in 1985.
Do-hee Woo and Hae-Gyung Kim are both young and single, each with a history of broken relationships in their past. They meet one day while trying to dine alone at the same restaurant and they soon become friends who eat together every week. But with each meal, their friendship grows deeper as they help each other heal from the heartbreak they have suffered and soon they must redefine what they mean to each other.
Kurokawa Lisa is an ordinary office worker, who has practiced lots of cooking while living alone. One day, she wakes up in another world, with a concerned little spirit hovering over her! She has apparently been transported to a magical, spirit-filled realm by the will of the goddess, and there is no known way for her to go back. She is taken in by a wealthy couple, and they and her new spirit helper treat her with nothing but kindness. There is one problem, however--the food in this magical world is gross! Lisa insists on helping the household cooking staff prepare a traditional meal from her world, and it is a big hit with her hosts. Soon Lisa knows what she should do in this new world; she should open a cafe and treat everyone to delicious food!
"I've never eaten... a woman this sweet." This guitarist's rough, calloused fingers are rubbing inside me, making me wet... Wanting him to hold me gently, I keep on lying to him. A regular at the caf? I work at is the guitarist of a band I love. I'm so lucky to work so close to the performer I love! However, he's completely convinced that I'm a man... One day I tried putting on a skirt and makeup, but rather than noticing "me", he fell in love with the "dressed-as-a-woman me"!? After continuing the charade and disguising (?) myself as a woman, I ended up becoming his. My feelings of guilt and misery just keep on piling up...
"Use that tongue for me."
Food columnist Kim Jiho was asked for a favor by the popular novelist Lee Inwoo.
Although he refused Lee Inwoo's harsh attitude, he continued to be bothered by the pain he felt upon hearing the other's words that he is unable to taste anything...
Is it because he can't reveal his secret of being gay to his own conservative father?
Or is it because he can't help but be drawn to Inwoo...?
After food critic Jiho’s first meeting with novelist Inwoo ends in disappointment, he vows never to work with him. That is until Inwoo offers to buy him dinner. It’s then that he learns that Inwoo is unable to experience one of life’s basic joys – taste – and needs someone to describe flavors to him for his next novel. The more they meet, the more Jiho finds himself being drawn to Inwoo... but why? Is it because he too harbors a secret of his own?
Kuniyuki Kobayashi works for a publishing company, and is a completely regular guy, save for one thing. His body switches between male and female whenever he reaches the peak of physical pleasure. When he gets assigned to Haru Misaki, a wildly popular author and his best friend as his editor, he changes into his female self, Yuki to keep his job. Everything is going well until Haru finds out Yuki's secret and demands that she serve him as a woman to make up for all the lies! What's Kuniyuki to do!?
30-year-old Jo Minjoon has always wanted to become a chef. He started his culinary career late in life, however, and is currently chopping onions at a restaurant. Regretting his life choices, he wishes he could go back to change it all and falls asleep. Meanwhile, someone out there is willing to give him another chance and send him back in time. How will he use the new powers he obtained from this mysterious being?
Seo Jaewoo wakes up to find himself in the world of a BL novel. But he isn’t just any random person. He’s actually the lousy side top character who’s meant to torment the main bottom, Yoo Hyeonjin. What’s worse is that by the novel’s conclusion, all of Jaewoo’s despicable actions catch up to him, and he is killed by the story’s crazy main top and Hyeonjin’s love interest, Choi Mujin. In order to avoid his death, Jaewoo decides to change his original role and get on Hyeonjin’s good side. His method: lure him in with food, of course! While his tactic proves effective and he slowly befriends Hyeonjin, that doesn’t become the only major change to the plot. After an unexpected encounter with Mujin, Jaewoo’s position as the “lousy side top” gets completely flipped upside down…
The main character, Jong-Seok Lee used to be your average, run of the mill person. The only thing remotely interesting about him is the fact that he’s always at local book stores. All of that changes when he suddenly encounters a completely blank book and foolishly accepts what’s asked of him...
I'm an orphan who only ever dreamt of cooking until I fell into the clutches of the Zhao Manor. Due to my perfect looks, I found myself in constant peril, but as fate would have it, this top assassin kidnappe— I mean, employed me to be his personal chef! When he first brought me to his lair, I thought, "What the heck am I doughing here?" But he's a fierce fighter who protects me from danger, and I, Willow Ye, am determined to become a master chef! We make a great pear~ You butter believe it!
When he lost his ability to taste and smell, Lee Rim’s life as a chef ended. Just as he’s sinking deeper and deeper into depression, Rim discovers [Real], an incredibly immersive VR game that simulates all five senses. There, he’s able to regain his senses of taste and smell. Not only that, but he can cook, too! Although he does need to hunt his own monster ingredients down… Now, Rim is here to cook up delicious food, hunt some dangerous monsters, and maybe even build a whole new legacy along the way. Welcome to Lee Rim’s new life as “Rice”, the gourmet gamer!
To fulfill his dying mother’s wish Romiard leaves his home for the Ice Castle of Larmanilla, a magician notorious for both his beauty and cruelty. Led by a bear with snowy-white fur, Romiard reaches the castle, but… the ruthless magician suddenly orders him to make a magic soup! Luckily, the soup is so delicious that the magician has a request: “Be our slave… No, I mean our castle’s chef!” And so begins a winter wonderland romance between a cruel magician, who has a heart of ice, and a friendly, warm chef!
Haewon Shin, 20 years old, finally escapes from his three nagging sisters when he gets into a college in Seoul. With his dream to hook up with an attractive guy at a club, he rents a small studio apartment and begins to look for the right guy--and he succeeds. Not only that, he even has the most wonderful one-night stand with him! However, when the guy hears that Haewon majors in culinary art, he makes a suspicious run out of the room.
Meanwhile, the studio that seemed so perfect turns out to have a loud neighbor upstairs. Unable to take the noise any longer, Haewon heads upstairs to confront the matter, only to find that upstairs is not an apartment but a bustling restaurant popular on social media. To Haewon's surprise, he encounters his dreamy one-night stand working there as a chef! But what could be the reason he's giving Haewon the cold shoulder...?
Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a school that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And cacn he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?!
Within the winding streets of Kyoto's geisha district, there lives a 16 year old girl named Kiyo. After failing to become a Maiko, an apprentice traditional Japanese performer, Kiyo works as the caterer for her troupe. This is the story of her daily life.
When Hazel Mayfield is sent to live with the Martins as a child, she falls in love with rural life and vows to have a farm of her own one day. Eleven years later, she receives an unexpected windfall as her grandfather hands her the deed to a plot of land in the middle of the capital. Ecstatic, Hazel sets out to realize her longtime dream of becoming a farmer. There’s only one problem: Her new farm is right next to the imperial palace! And it seems the emperor himself has his eye on her land…
In the village of Adatt, [Iremi], the tomboy granddaughter of a local witch, sees the infamous mage [Edermask] en route to her hometown. Wanting to find out who is stronger, she sets off to challenge him with her childhood friend [Enzu], a novice swordsman who is always being dragged around wherever she goes… However in the background there is a war going on between the two powerful nations Teodorl and Aleumhan in order to rule the sea! Webtoon from Naver
can save even the most doomed restaurant with my touch! Im Hyeonseong, a famous chef who has even shown up in a TV show as the CEO of a food industry. He built his wealth and fame from the ground up, but meets an unjust death because of his stepmother and step-sibling. At that moment, a system window appeared in front of him. They will give him a chance to take his revenge if he succeeds in making ‘Climax’, the doomed idol group, successful by controlling Cheon Ise’s body. Will I be able to save the doom restau– I mean the doom idols with my touch? We will now begin the special quest, ‘Idol, Cheon Ise’!
Sparks fly when busy restaurateur Justin meets handsome waiter Jake at a themed “butler service” cafe. He relishes the idea of bossing someone around, and Jake’s service is excellent—he even saves Justin from a rogue wine bottle! Then it’s just one revelation after the other: They’re neighbors! Jake cooks like a master chef (and Justin will eat all his treats)!! And even a possible past encounter...! So will Justin pursue business or pleasure? Can he have Jake’s tasty cakes and eat them, too?
Kang Sunghoon, the youngest member of a 4 star hotel kitchen in Korea, has the ability to memorise different kinds of ingredients. However, as the youngest, he's still unable to escape dishwashing duty
After nine miserable years of marriage, Erin de Brissia is thrilled when her husband, Duke Raymond Von Lebensberg, accuses her of infidelity as an excuse to be with his own lover. After signing the divorce papers, she uses the recipes from her late mother to open a dessert cafe and receives rave reviews. But when her ex-husband and his lover get wind of this, they’re set on sabotage. Will Erin ever be able to taste the sweetness of success, or is this divorcée doomed to disaster?
A-rank adventurer Alec meets Shiori, a woman with the mysterious title of household mage. Shiori, the low-rank magician, is able to prepare warm baths and delicious meals on their adventures with her strange use of magic, providing an all-too comfortable environment that would be unfitting to call an ordinary camp. Though she has thoroughly won over the hearts of Alec and his companions, she has a secret.
Kazusa Yuu, a Japanese high school student interested in food and camping, dies in a traffic accident and ends up reincarnated in the wilderness in another world. He must learn to survive in an unfamiliar environment, learn the powers he was granted and the magic of the world that is based on eating other creatures, and rescue fair maidens in distress to feed them and build up his harem.