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Songpyeon (Korean Rice Cakes)

Songpyeon (Korean Rice Cakes)

Chuseok being a harvest festival at heart, special delicacies are made to celebrate the occasion. Where the Chinese have their mooncakes, the Koreans have the songpyeon. Made from rice flour, this traditional rice cake is kneaded into balls and then filled with sesame seeds, beans, or chestnuts. There is an old Korean saying that whosoever makes a beautifully-shaped songpyeon they will meet a good spouse or give birth to a beautiful baby.

Ongol-Ongol	(Sweet Sago Rolls with Palm Sugar Syrup)

Ongol-Ongol (Sweet Sago Rolls with Palm Sugar Syrup)

An extremely popular, yet inexpensive dessert found in the streets of Indonesia; where sago flour, palm sugar and coconut is used to create a sweet treat. Ongol-Ongol is often served with black coffee or black tea due to its sweetness.

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