The Recipe
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A reporter for a sensationalistic television tabloid show unravels the mystery behind a dish with the power to calm even a convicted serial killer in this South Korean drama from director Bae Seong-joon. Upon learning that a prisoner awaiting execution has requested doenjang jjigae (a Korean soybean paste stew) as his last meal, TV reporter Choi Yu-jin (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) attempts to seek out Jang Hye-Jin (Lee Yo-Won), a cook whose doenjang jjigae is said to have near-magical qualities. Choi's investigation quickly gets sidetracked, however, when he learns of Jang's involvement with Kim… More
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"A runaway killer is captured by the police because he's moony about some bean-paste stew he's eaten. His last request before execution? He wants some more of that stew ..."
‑ Burl Burlingame, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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