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3 Korean Street Foods You Must Try This Cold Season!


Indulge yourself with these warm and mouth-watering Korean street foods this cold season! We'll explain why we love them and how some have health benefits!


Gyeran-ppang (Toasted egg bread)

1. Roasted chestnuts


This snack is one of the most sought-after Korean street foods during the autumn and winter season. Chestnuts abound in Korea and are added to a variety of Korean dishes but it is also enjoyed as a snack. Due to the heat, the chestnut shells crack and the nut inside gets cooked. It is a healthy snack that is rich in antioxidants that protect your cells from free radicals.


Roasted Chestnuts.


2. Roasted sweet potato


Korean sweet potatoes are known to be sweeter than the sweet potatoes on the western side of the world. When roasted it almost tastes like honey and the inside is caramelized. This snack is rich in fiber, which helps control blood sugar levels and lowers cholesterol levels!


Roasted sweet potato.

3. Hodu gwaja or walnut cookies


Another nut snack on our list! This snack originated from Cheonan, a city in South Chungcheong. You can also find many stalls of this snack in train stations not only in Cheonan but in other cities or provinces in South Korea. Hodu gwaja is made out of flour, and crushed walnuts and filled with red bean paste. These days you can find different flavors of hodu gwaja as well like custard and cream cheeses. It is baked in a walnut shape that makes it unique.


Hodu gwaja or walnut cookies.


Have you tried any of these snacks or street foods? Let us know which one you are most excited to taste!

5 Comments


I wanna try walnut cookies hehe

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Merna Mahdali
Merna Mahdali
Dec 01, 2022

I really wanna try the hodu gwaja, it looks so

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pujikotadefa95
pujikotadefa95
Dec 01, 2022

I've always seen this in kdrama. I really curious what taste is it. But im sure it was so yummy!

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Kaaay_lala
Kaaay_lala
Dec 01, 2022

In every Kdrama the peeps are always munching on their sweet potatoe and I’ve always wondered if it tastes the same as ours from the PH lol.

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Yum!!! Been seeing these in k-dramas all the time, and I really really wanna taste these. Tho the walnut cookies seems new to me! Thanks for sharing!! Hopefully gotta try them soon!! 🙏💜💜

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