The Seoul Metropolitan Government is running a free lecture on “How to Make Traditional Food for Chuseok,” at the Agricultural Technology Center from September 1-2, 2011. This lecture will provide homemakers in the city with the opportunity to learn how to make songpyeon (half-moon shape rice cake), and other dishes for guests.
The lecture series on “How to Make Traditional Food for Chuseok” will consist of two courses, including ‘Cooking for Guests,’ which is designed to teach participants how to treat guests during the Chuseok holiday; and how to make songpyeon and decorative tteok (rice cakes), which will teach them how to make delicious and beautiful songpyeon, a half-moon shape rice cake enjoyed during the Chuseok holiday.
At the ‘Cooking for Guests’ lecture on September 1, the participants will learn through demonstration how to make beef sanjeok (meat and vegetables kebob) amongst other things. On the second day, they will learn from Choe Sun-ja, a master of traditional Korean rice cake and hangwa (traditional Korea sweets), how to conveniently make songpyeon.
The free lecture on “How to Make Traditional Food for Chuseok” is offered free of charge. Those interested in participating in the lecture are requested to apply via the Center’s website: http://agro.seoul.go.kr from 11 am on August 30 to 1 pm on August 31. Participation is available on a first come, first serve basis.
For more information on the lectures, please call the Living Education Team at the Agricultural Technology Center at +82-2-459-8994, or visit the website.