White symbolizes metal, the west and autumn. It also represents purity and justice. This color is related to the function of the lungs.
The below food is called dduk yuk , which is the first food for a year in Korea .
***This short posting is mostly rephrased from “Oh bang saek: The philosophy of Five colors behind Korean cuisine by Korean Culture and Information Service” and I will post the meaning of each color in Korean food according to the above articles I mentioned.