Friday, June 15, 2018

dasik -

Dasik (다식) is a kind of Korean traditional cake made by pressed using a mold. These cakes are served at special occasions such as on the 60th anniversary celebration (hwangap) or wedding ceremony. In addition, this cake is also presented at ritual ceremonies to the ancestral spirits on a big day like Seollal and Chuseok with other food and drinks.

Dasik is made from a mixture of peanut flour dough, sesame, chestnut, syrup and honey. Dasik dough is pressed by pressing using a patterned mold to form patterns that are considered to symbolize health and prosperity.