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Ttŏk – w kuchni i kulturze Korei
Ttŏk – in Korean Cuisine and Culture

Author(s): Magdalena Tomaszewska-Bolałek
Subject(s): Cultural history, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Philology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: rice cake; food culture; Korean cuisine; ttŏk
Summary/Abstract: Sweets are part of nearly every food culture. Very oft en they are connected with special events inpeople’s life. They can be offering to the gods and ancestors, an important element of the rite of the passage and indispensable products during festivals. Korean culinary is no different. Ttŏk – rice cakes – have a long tradition probably dating back to the period, when rice was introduced to Korean Peninsula. Today various rice sweets are not only a crucial part of rich Korean cuisine but also an important part of the culture. Reference to them may be found in literature, art and pop culture.

  • Page Range: 197-215
  • Page Count: 19
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Polish