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Seoul Food: Budae Jjigae Soup

Enough soup for an army. The perfect cure for a horrific hangover. Budae jjigae literally means “army base stew”. After the Korean War, food was pretty scarce in Seoul. The people made use of the surplus foods available from the U.S. Army bases – things like canned ham, hot dogs, Spam – and whatever else… Read more…

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