Literally translated into cold noodles, naengmyeon is a cold noodle dish of thin, chewy noodles that are made with buckwheat and potato or sweet potato starch.
There are two main types of naengmyeon dishes depending on how it’s prepared – mool naengmyeon (물냉면) and bibim naengmyeon (비빔냉면).
For mool naengmyeon, the noodles are served in a clear, refreshing broth that’s typically made with beef broth.
Mool means water, referring to the broth in this dish.
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