LA PALMA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- There's nothing more comforting than defrosting with a warm bowl of soup or creamy mac and cheese after a long day, especially those that involve shoveling, snow blowing or driving through the winter conditions much of the country is facing. This season, ditch the meat and potatoes because Bibigo, maker of convenient, Korean pantry products, is putting an east-meets-west spin on some of your favorite comfort foods with four deliciously tasty recipes featuring its selection of grocery staples, including fully-cooked Steamed Dumplings, Mini-Wontons and the trending hot sauce—Gochujang.
"Comfort foods make everything better, including having to spend more time indoors due to inclement winter weather and chilly temperatures. Now is the perfect time to add more comfort food recipes to your cooking repertoire by experimenting with new ingredients and flavors," said Nayoung Shin, CJ Foods head of marketing. "At Bibigo, we make it easy for people to incorporate tasty, Korean flavors into family recipes in unexpected ways. For instance, adding our spicy Gochujang sauce or bite-sized dumplings is a great way to enrich your favorite winter casseroles and stews."
Bibigo's line of gourmet Korean foods are packed with flavor and made with the highest quality ingredients, providing everything you need to create quick and comforting meals from start to finish. Made from real garlic, soy sauce, chili peppers and fermented to produce dynamic flavors, Bibigo's all-purpose Gochujang is not only vegan-friendly, but it's sure to add a bit of sweet heat to any dish. If you're looking for a heartier addition to your cold weather comfort recipes, look no further than Bibigo Mini-Wontons or Steamed Dumplings. Made with premium ingredients and no preservatives, these bite-sized treats are flavor-forward and easy to prepare.
Try warming up with these delicious and easy recipes from Bibigo:
- Gochujang Mac and Cheese
Curling up and indulging in a decadent bowl of mac and cheese is never a bad idea. This modern take on this traditional comfort food will warm you up even more thanks to Bibigo's Gochujang sauce
- Rice Cake and Dumpling Soup
This traditional soup guarantees good fortune in the future, so start your New Year off right with this slurp-worthy soup featuring Bibigo Steamed Dumplings, garlic and mushrooms
- Kimchi Fried Rice
Ripened kimchi, fresh vegetables, grilled chicken glazed in spicy sweet Gochujang sauce, and a fried egg make this popular Korean dish a go-to comfort food when you're in the mood for something simple, delicious, and full of flavor
- Dumpling Ravioli
The perfect blend of east-meets-west flavors, this comforting dish combines flavorful favorites including Bibigo Steamed Dumplings, fresh tomatoes, creamy cheese sauce, and lots of garlic
Bibigo Mini-Wontons (MSRP: $8.99), Steamed Dumplings (MSRP: $11.99), and Gochujang (MSRP: $6.49) are available in traditional retail stores nationwide including Target, Costco, Vons, Sprouts and more. For more product information and availability, visit www.us.bibigo.com.
In 2011, Bibigo was launched by CJ, Korea's number one food company and leading producer of authentic Asian foods. With a full line of signature Korean grocery staples, Bibigo's mission is to introduce the delicious and nutritious Korean food culture to the rest of the world. Bibigo gets its name from a mash-up of Korean bi-bi-da ("to mix") and English "to-go," reflecting both its food and social characteristics, and seeks to play a leading role in demystifying the unique characteristics of Korean culinary culture, while introducing a variety of new, distinct flavors to the American palate. Bibigo's Korean grocery staples include a variety of steamed dumplings, mini wontons, Korean BBQ sauces, such as Gochujang, and more, and are available nationwide in gourmet, natural and mass-market grocers. Visit www.us.bibigo.com for more information.
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