Traditional Cuisine of South Korea– Desserts – 2003

South Korea issued a set of four stamps on the traditional cuisine desserts on 13 Jun 2003

The Cuisine featured on stamps are

190 won – Yakgwa – Traditional Korean Dessert is deep fried, wheat based hangwa . Yakgwa literally means Medicine Confection as it contains Honey and Ginger Juice.

190 won – Dasik – It is a bite size hangwa normally accompanied by tea. It is made by kneading grain or other seed flour with honey and then pressing them into decorative mould called dasikan. Also called Tea Cookies.