"Bibimbap ('bap' means rice and 'bibim' is the verb to mix) will always be on the menu at Moon Park in some form," says Sears. "There's no definitive recipe, only endless regional variations, so it's something you can play around with - as long as you keep the rice and mixing, you stay true enough to the original intentions. The burnt-butter crumble is not very Korean, but since nutty flavours are common to the cuisine, and it complemented what we had in the bowl, we thought we could sneak it in. We serve the gochujang on the side, so each guest can choose how spicy their rice will be." Begin this recipe a day ahead to soak the rice.
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