COLOURS IN KOREAN FOOD : White colour

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 .

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***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.