The cheese buldak is an incredibly easy Korean dish: a marinade of red pepper paste and red pepper flakes that becomes a fiery sauce for braised chicken, which is then served under a coat of grilled melted mozzarella. A child could do it, or an adult who often does. Mine is an adaptation of a recipe that owes its deepest debt to Emily Kim, the Korean web star known as Maangchi, whose audiovisual media for cheese buldak has been viewed on YouTube more than seven million times. (Forget the rice cakes if you can't find them easily!) Thanks to the subtitling of its fans, the video can be played in 24 languages. There are thousands and thousands of comments below, mostly positive. We read: "Can you be my mom? "
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