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The ingredients for Bibimbap are varied, with about 20 different ways to combine them. Bibimbap is not only delicious, ...

Bibimbap


Bibimbap, the most famous of Korean dishes beside Kimchi has a famous story related to it.   When pop star Michael Jackson visited Korea, he was so fascinated with the taste of it that he asked for a copy of the recipe for his cook.

The International Plane Food Association has also chosen Bibimbap as the best food served on airplanes. In Japan, Bibimbap is getting to be so popular that chain stores are popping up everywhere. Bibimbap is also one of the most favorite foods among backpackers traveling in Korea. It is truly a dish that represents Korea to the world.

The ingredients for Bibimbap are varied, with about 20 different ways to combine them. Bibimbap is not only delicious, but also looks pretty when the various colorful vegetables and meats are orderly placed on top of white rice in a bowl.   Bibimbap is an excellent example of healthy Korean food that is prepared using rice and vegetables.

It has only a tiny fraction of the fat and cholesterol that are usually contained in western food. Additionally, it has a lot of fiber and vitamin. It is one of a few foods that satisfy both qualities of good health and taste.

Among the many kinds of Bibimbap, the most popular and famous is Jeonju Bibibab. It uses rice with Yuksu, (water boiled with meat) instead of plane rice. It also contains more ingredients such as egg, buckwheat jelly, chestnut, jujube, ginkgo nut, walnut and pine nut. It is served with Mul Kimchi to add a better taste to it.

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