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 – Yugwa – Traditional Korean Dessert consisting of glutinous rice that is pounded and then mixed with honey, water and cheongju (rice wine). The mixture is shaped into desired pieces and that are fried and then coated with honey , sesame seeds , pine nuts , cinnamon and puffed rice. It was usually served during Korean New Year.

190 won – Yeot Gangjeong – It is a candy bar like variety of hangwa (confectionary) consisting of roasted seeds,nuts, beans, puffed rice.