Some types of fusion cuisine can remind you of Frankenstein's Monster, bizarre mashups of various unrelated favourites to create something that's little more than a dining novelty. Sushi pizza anyone? No? Fusion cuisine can be born from genuine culinary creativity, a chef's instinct that some types of seemingly disparate styles can exist in delicious harmony. Fusion cuisine can also have its origins in necessity, which is the case when it comes to Budae-jjigae, a popular type of Korean food.