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10 Best Korean Army Stew aka Budae Jjigae In Singapore - For That Hot, Comforting Korean Treat

Some may wonder what the fuss is about the popular Korean dish Budae Jjigae, since it compromises of mainly ‘cheap’ ingredients of processed food such as spam, sausages, baked beans and sliced cheese. This is closely related to its origins. The words “gun budae” is often used to refer to military camps in Korea. After the Korean war, food was extremely scare and surplus processed foods from the US military bases became useful for the Korean. Surplus foods such as processed meat products from army bases, are used by people to create thick jjigae (stews). Thus, the name “Army......

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