12 Momofuku-Inspired Recipes to Whip Up in Your Kitchen
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12 Momofuku-Inspired Recipes to Whip Up in Your Kitchen

David Chang and Christina Tosi are the dream team behind the success of the Momofuku empire. We have these two chefs to thank for introducing Korean food to the mainstream and for creating such outrageous desserts as cereal milk soft serve and crack pie. Scroll through these 12 Momofuku-inspired recipes that have left an indelible mark on the culinary landscape — and soon, your very own kitchen.

1. Momofuku Marinated Beef Skirt Ssam: Ssam is a traditional Korean dish where meat is wrapped in a leafy vegetables. This recipe from the Momofuku cookbook will surprise you by just how easy it is to make. (via Recipe Tin Eats)

2. Cereal Milk Ice Cream: DIY your own cereal milk ice cream with this recipe hack. Caramelized cornflakes serve a dual purpose, both as a flavoring for your ice cream base and a garnish to sprinkle on top of your final creation. Get creative by using other cereal varieties! (via Brit + Co)

3. Momofuku’s Pork Buns: A contrast in texture and flavor, these are arguably the best steamed pork buns you’ve ever tasted. (via Food52

4. Crack Pie: It’s hard to stop at just one paltry slice of this salty-sweet pie baked in an oat cookie crust. (via Bon Appétit)

5. Momofuku’s Spicy Sausage and Rice Cakes: If you believe that spice is nice, boy is this recipe for you! Our mouths are tingling already. (via Winter Jade)

6. Birthday Layer Cake: Start a new birthday tradition and upgrade your next b-day cake to this towering, boxed-mix-free funfetti. (via Margaret in the City)

7. Pulled Pork: There are endless ways for you to enjoy this four-ingredient pulled pork — bo ssam, tacos and BBQ sauced are just a few ideas to try out. (via Yummy Supper)

8. Cookie Milk: Try out our latest spin on the cereal milk craze. It’s hard to choose between birthday funfetti, Biscoff, peppermint Kahlua Oreo and the Humphry Slocombe-inspired “secret breakfast” milk! (via Brit + Co)

9. Momofuku’s Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Fish Sauce Vinaigrette: Roasting Brussels sprouts is one simple trick to make the often-shunned brassica shine. This recipe has a ton of spark sans the meat. (via Food52)

10. Cheesy Caramelized Onion Volcanoes: We’d wait with bated breath to bite into these buns stuffed with scalloped potatoes. (via The Baker Chick)

11. Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies: It’s nearly impossible to resist these gooey treats that are akin to a s’mores-meets-chocolate-chip-cookie hybrid. (via Averie Cooks)

12. Momofuku’s Ginger Scallion Sauce Recipe: Don’t let the unassuming appearance fool you. This sauce has a devout following. Dab it on salmon, toss it with noodles or eat it by the spoonful. Yes, it’s that good. (via Tastespotting)

Have you come up with any Momofuku-inspired creations of your own? Share your brilliance with us below!