The Hallyu wave has not solely made us swoon for Okay-pop stars and go gaga for Okay-drama, it additionally made us crave Korean delicacies and all the opposite good eats we see onscreen.
Okay-dramas, specifically, have introduced vivid photos of eating (and consuming!) in Korea, from restos, cafés and roadside joints to avenue meals and do-it-yourself meals. Our eyes feasted on food-centric exhibits like “Coffee Prince,” “Golden Pocket,” “Pasta” and “King of Baking: Kim Tak Goo.”
But it doesn’t finish there, as a result of almost all genres— which you’ll binge-watch by the Viu streaming app—would have at the least one meals porn scene, or, on the very least, individuals consuming with gusto, as within the titular character within the latest hit “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo.”
An enormous fan of Okay-dramas, Janina Raella “Ninay” Zamora, who owns Arc & Vine Café in Makati (Facebook Arc & Vine Cafe, Instagram @arcandvine) and is a Center for Culinary Arts alumna, shares her modified recipe for bibimbap. It’s a Korean dish of rice, egg, sautéed veggies and meat—consolation meals that’s heavy in sustenance and taste, an ideal match for your Viu-wing expertise.
Single-Serve Baconized Bibimbap
- 1 c steamed rice
- 2 strips bacon (or extra), precooked in toaster for 5 minutes and chopped into massive chunks
- Cooking oil as wanted
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- ½ computer small carrot, julienned
- A handful of spinach
- ¼ c bean sprouts
- 2 computer leeks, julienned (reduce 2 inches from root)
- 1 massive egg
- Vinegared red chilli sauce (gochujang), pictured in red flip-cap bottle that’s obtainable in Korean marts
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- Seaweed for garnish (obtainable in resealable foil packs)
- Sesame seeds for garnish (optionally available)
Watch Okay-dramas for free on the Viu app and web site www.viu.com.