Friday, June 15, 2018

songpyeon -

Songpyeon (송편) is a tteok formed like a crescent moon. Songpyeon is given content or no content. The contents may include red bean syrup, soybeans, chestnut, jujube or sesame. When steamed, spirits are added on top so that the cake does not stick together, in addition to adding a sense for songpyeon. Songpyeon is made funky and distributed to relatives and neighbors.

Songpyeon is a special snack for Chuseok or harvest feast. On that day the Korean family gave food and beverage offerings to the ancestors on the altar, and the songpyeon cake was one of them.