15 Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) Recipes

A collection of 15 traditional recipes for Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving)

Chuseok (추석) is coming up! It’s a major traditional holiday in Korea, which is celebrated over 3 days. Also referred to as Hangawi (한가위), it falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. Outside Korea, Chuseok is also known as a Mid-Autumn Festival or Korean Thanksgiving.

Families gather and celebrate the year’s harvest, paying tribute to their ancestors with a scrumptious spread which includes many traditional dishes, such as songpyeon, (송편, half-moon shaped rice cake), galbijjim (갈비찜), japchae (잡채), various jeon (전) dishes, soup, three color vegetable side dishes (samsaek namul, 삼색 나물), etc. Continue reading