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.