Korean Major Traditional Holidays

January 10, 2024 | 533 Visits

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Korean Major Traditional Holidays

Family holidays are a great way to break away from daily routines, relieve stress, and bond with loved ones while making memories and passing cultural knowledge through generations. Korea has set the pace by maintaining its traditional rituals...
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9Oct

Songpyeon Recipe for Chuseok

Songpyeon is a traditional Korean dessert which is usually eaten during the Korean autumn harvest festival, Chuseok. Historically, records of songpyeon date from the Goryeo era. Songpyeon is a half-moon shaped rice cake that often contains...
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14Sep

Korea’s Thanksgiving Holiday: Chuseok

Chuseok (literally meaning the Autumn Evening), or Hangawi (the Middle of Autumn), is one of the most important holidays in Korean culture. It is, in essence, a form of Thanksgiving for the harvesting season. Held on the fifteenth day of the...
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13Sep

Chuseok Dessert – Omija-flavored Jelly

In celebration of Korea’s Thanksgiving holiday – Chuseok (Autumn Eve), we’re introducing a healthy and fun-to-make Korean dessert recipe for all the adventurous cooks out there. Omija is a Korean word for Magnolia berries or Schizandra...
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10Sep

Chuseok 101

Happy Chuseok everyone! Today is supposed to be a day of family and happiness in Korea. Hopefully, for many, it is a happy day full of food and joy, although we know some recent events may not make it so. While Chuseok festivities go on in Korea,...
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