Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki
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Delivery time frame is 5-10 working days.
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Kindly note that Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki is NOT halal certified, vegetarian friendly, vegan friendly or keto friendly.
Note: Those with a lighter palette may find this product spicy.
- 1 packet is 460g.
- It can serve up to 2-3 individuals. However, it may differ based on individuals' consumption level.
New Year! NEW FOOD! 🎊
With our main goal of bringing only the BEST to our #ksistersfam, we've been searching high and low for the best Tteokbokki from Korea! After rounds and rounds of tasting various trending and popular Korean tteokbokki brands within the team, we finally arrived at a decision - Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki! 🥳
분식; 粉食 (Bunsik), which is also known as flour based food, refers to inexpensive and affordable Korean dishes that can be easily found along the street food districts or snack restaurants in Korea. If you're a fan of Korea's street food, you should have eaten before ramyeon, tteokbokki, corndog, gimbap and many more! It's a must to walk down the streets of Myeongdong or any parts of Seoul to get that street food fix!
What is Tteokbokki?
Original Photo by mnimage [Red spicy tteokbokki]
떡볶이 [Tteokbokki]: Spicy rice cakes
Famed as one of the most popular Korean street foods, it's something you can't miss out when you're back to travelling in Korea! Made from rice cake noodles called ‘tteokmyeon', tteokbokki is commonly paired with fish cakes, boiled eggs and seasoned with Gochujang sauce (spicy), but there are also soy sauced bases available for non-spicy individuals!
Unlike Gungjung Tteokbokki (Royal Court Rice Cake), the traditional version of tteokbokki, which has a soy sauce based sauce, the red spicy tteokbokki that everyone loves, was developed by a woman called Ma Bok-rim in 1953 (the end of Korean war), in the Sindang-dong neighbourhood in Seoul.
Original Photo by TMON [Gungjung Tteokbokki]
The dish was created thanks to her accidental drop of garaetteok (unseasoned, plain rice cakes) into a bowl of jajangeyeon (black soybean-sauce noodles). With food being regarded as a commodity after the war, she tried the dish to avoid food wastage. The sauces' flavour along with the rice cakes' chewy texture were blended so well together; that inspired her to try seasoning the rice cakes with the red pepper paste.
This tteokbokki with spicy gochujang sauce becomes an instant hit when people try and eat it as an affordable comfort snack. With the South Korean economy being developed over the years, various versions of the dish (with noodles, seafood and even short ribs being added) have proliferated ever since.
Jungmin's Note: Why Tteokbokki?
I always thrive to hand-pick food that are not only delicious, but they can also be easily prepared in the comforts of #ksistersfam homes! With various travel restrictions, I wanted to make this childhood food readily available in Singapore for everyone to try it by bringing it from Korea to Singapore instead.
Tteokbokki is the soul food of many Koreans. That's one of the reasons why I've been looking for and craving for great authentic ones but to no avail. The tteokbokki I grew up with was prepared in a classic way without all the add-ons you see today. Writing this really makes me reminisce about my childhood, from eating them from street carts to market stalls as an after school activity.
Thankfully, a good friend of mine recommended this tteokbokki brand, MIRO, which stems from a very famous restaurant in Hongdae (you can only visit the restaurant via reservation!) Its tteokbokki dish is especially popular that they finally launched it as a ready made dish (so if you are unable to visit the restaurant, you can still enjoy the dish at home nevertheless)~
The sweet and savoury taste with that slight spicy kick remains irresistible to not only me but many individuals in Korea or even Singapore! Not forgetting the chewy texture from the rice cakes~
Behind the Scenes
As we aim to bring the BEST to our #ksistersfam, we've tasted various trending and popular Korean tteokbokki brands within the team since last year November! We also recorded down to the last detail objectively, be it their tastes, texture, authenticity and presentation to ensure that we only select the best to bring to our #ksistersfam.
Check out the cooking video below!
Can you guess which one is Miro Resturant's Tteokbokki?
Note: Please kindly note that filming was carried out in November 2020, with safety measures in place.
About Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki
Miro Restaurant or Miro Sikdang (미로식당) is a small pub-like Korean restaurant located near Hongik University. Though located near to Hongdae (known for its urban arts and indie music culture, clubs and entertainment), it is located in a quiet alley, far from the food alley packed with lots of popular pubs; it's also run only by reservations.
Simple yet delicious homestyle Korean dishes such as bulgogi, their popular spicy whelk salad with Spam, and more are whipped up here and they're best paired with drinks! It's also a top secret that their Tteokbokki can only be tasted by regular customers too (the secret is out now)!
Miro Restaurant created their own version of tteokbokki (in Novemeber 2019) by considering the pain points of sweetness level some individuals struggled with. A convenient, fuss-free kit that consists of chewy wheat rice cake (we're in love with their texture!), secret sauce, and light fish cake!
Having left-over sauces? We'll recommend you to add in some rice to enjoy the remaining seasoning~
When you're having some midnight cravings, Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki is perfect for you!
TIPS: If you're a fan of sweetness from vegetables, add in some cabbages, green onions or any vegetable of your choice! We're certain you'll love it!
Did we mention:
Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki also has a monthly average sales of approximately 69,000 packs in Korea!
After the launch of its tteokbokki as a ready made dish, it became an amazingly popular product; all credits to its great taste! No marketing was done~
What we love about it: Their sauce has a great ratio of spiciness and sweetness; perfect when you eat them together with the chewy rice cakes and fish cake.
매운 음식 좋아하세요? Do you like spicy food?
If your answer shouts yes, try Miro Restaurant Soup Tteokbokki!
How to cook
- Prepare 450ml of water in a pot.
- After mixing in the (3) sauce well, add in the (1) rice cake and (2) fish cake together and start boiling the contents in high heat.
- When it starts to boil, cook for an additional 5 minutes.
When you eat it as Rabokki (Ramen + Tteokbokki)
- Mix in the (3) sauce, (1) rice cake and (2) fish cake in pot with 600ml of water and boil.
- When it starts to boil, add in ramen or chewy noodles (jjolmyeon) and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
- It will be even more delicious if you add cabbage, perilla leaves, boiled egg and other ingredients of your preferred choice.
Consumption Method and Warnings:
- Please cook all the contents after opening.
- Please consume the product as soon as possible to avoid risks of food deterioration even within the expiry date after opening.
- As this is a frozen food, please ensure to cook it as per cooking instructions.
- Edible oil is added to facilitate the separation of rice cake.
- There may be traces of black membranes in the fish cake, this is the internal peritoneum of the fish which can be safely consumed.
Store in the freezer (below -18°C). Please do not refreeze after thawing.
Q1. Is there a suitable age for consumption of this product?
There is no recommended age range for consumption. It is suitable for consumption as long as the individual is able to chew and swallow the food accordingly.
Q2. Can pregnant or breastfeeding ladies consume this product?
This product is suitable for both pregnant and breastfeeding ladies’ consumption. However, since it is a sensitive period, we recommend you to check the ingredients list and consult your doctor or gynaecologist before purchase or consumption.
Q3. Can individuals with diabetes consume this product?
As there are different types and stages for diabetes, we recommend you to check the nutrition chart as well as ingredients list and consult your doctor before purchase or consumption.
Q4. What is the shelf life of the product?
12 months, without opening.
Q5. Does this product contain gelatin?
This product does not contain gelatin.
Note: This product has been produced in a facility that also uses egg, shrimp, crap, squid, tomato, pork, chicken, peanut, walnut, mackerel, acide sulfureux. * Allergy-causing substances: soybean, wheat, beef, milk, shellfish (oyster).
Rice Cake: Wheat flour (Wheat: Australia, USA), Refined Salt (Korea), Edible Oil, Alkali agents for noodles (Sodium Carbonate), Potassium Carbonate
Sauce: Red Pepper Paste (Starch Syrup, Wheat Flour [Wheat: Australia, USA]), Red Pepper Sauce (China), Wheat Corn, Red Pepper, Sweet Salt (Salt, Refined Salt [Korea]), Sauce (Bean Fermentation Sauce [Soybean: Imported], Fermenting Liquor, Vegetable Sauce (Onion [Korea], Radish [Korea], Bay Salt, Fermenting Liquid), Sugar Processing Product (Raw [Crude] Sugar, Oligosaccharide), Smix Base (Brewed Soy Sauce, Corn Oil, Beef flavour Seasoning, Yeast Extract, Brewed Soy Sauce Powder, Oleoresin Paprika), L-Glutamate, Red Pepper Powder
Fish Cake: Surimi ([USA, Vietnam, China], Surimi Fillet, Sugar, D-Sorbitol, Acidity Control Product [Sodium Polyphosphate]), Wheat Flour (Wheat: USA, Australia) , Surimi Fillet (Korea), Refined Salt, Soybean Oil, Carrot, Green Onion, Kelp Extract, Sauce1 (Tuna Concentrate, Glyopexis, Purified Water, Maltodextrin, Refined Salt, L Glutamate, Pollack Extract, Kelp Extract, Caramel Pigment, 5' Ribonucleotide Natrium, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Grapefruit Seed Extract), Sugar, Isolated Soybean Protein, Sauce2 (Refined Rice Wine, White Sugar, Purified Water, Starch Syrup, Glyopexis, Acid Hydrolysed Soy Sauce, Purified Salt, Kelp Extraction Powder, Citric Acid), D-xylose, Sodium Polyphosphate, Glycine, Enzymatically Modified Stevia, Glucosyl Stevia, Disodium 5-Ribonucleotides
Expiry Date: 6 June 2022