Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock
Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock
South Korea

Korean vs US Thanksgiving: Chuseok food, traditions and chauvinism

  • Thanksgiving in the US and Korea is similar in many ways, but there are notable differences between the two harvest festivals
  • In Korea, the Chuseok holiday can reinforce old gender roles and norms

Topic |   South Korea
Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock
Colourful “songpyeon” rice cakes filled with sweet red bean paste or other sweet fillings are a must eat during Chuseok. Photo: Shutterstock
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