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Rabokki Recipe Ramen + Tteokbokki 라볶이

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What is it? A fiery ruby stew that combines buttery ramen noodles and chewy rice cakes, bubbling in a delicious Korean sauce. It is a quintessential comfort staple for bachelor/rettes in Korea and it really is like a hug and kick all at the same time.  Growing up, it always reminded me of a cross..read more

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Chicken Teriyaki Rice Cakes 떡볶이

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The traditional version is wrapped up in flaming colors of red and packs some heat.  I decided it would be a nice change of pace to impart a more familiar and comforting flavor with some deeply marinated chicken teriyaki with the sauce running throughout the dish.  It’s slightly reminiscent of the royal court rice cake..read more

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Korean Spicy Rice Cakes Tteokbokki 떡볶이

I’ve always thought of this classic staple dish as the Korean version of a mac and cheese after-school snack.  Though it’s both spicy and hot, we were served this as kids and one any street corner, you’ll find this being served being enjoyed by children and grownups alike.  It’s definitely comfort food.  Though it may..read more

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