Tag: food for Chuseuk

Ramie leaf Half-moon-shaped Rice Cake

A typical food for Chuseuk, the Korean Thanksgiving Day (August 15 in the lunar calendar) is a rice cake called songpyeon. The traditional Korean rice cake is usually made by using the year’s newly harvested rice powder. Such ingredients as sesame seeds, chestnuts, or beans seasoned with sugar are used as a filling for songpyeon.
Nowadays, many Koreans enjoy the chewy rice cake on ordinary days as well as