COLOURS IN KOREAN FOOD : Green and Blue

Green represents wood and the east. It also represents youth and the spring season. Koreans call youth a green spring and fresh fruit green fruit. Green is sometimes considered another shade of blue, so both of the colors are expressed through the same word, Pu-reun . Green vegetables strengthen the liver and intestines.

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.