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Daegwallyeong is a well-known word when talking about the foods and festivals of Pyeonchang. Daegwallyeong means ‘mountain pass.’ It is a place where migrants move between the mountains. The mountain pass is in the Taebaek Mountains of eastern South Korea. They form the main fold of the Korean peninsula. These mountains run in between the city of Pyeonchang, and Gangneung, a city that juts out from the rest of the country.

There are ingredients shared by the cities in the food that they make. One of these is Hwangtae, which is Korean for pollock. It is a healthy food, often served in small portions, and it is nutritious, and must be kept cold. Pollock is used in soup as well.

Beef is not hard to find either. Hanu cattle, raised in Korea, are descendants of European cattle. The meat is very flavorful, but more expensive for natives. In the highlands, buckwheat is produced. It is one of the most grain-like seeds that are gathered to be used in porridge. Congee is a kind of rice porridge.

Grains are collected from the buckwheat to construe the rice. It is served with side dishes and is the most categorized product of Pyeongchang.

It can also be turned into noodles. Soba is the Japanese name for buckwheat, and can be compared to a noodle. It is made from flour when the buckwheat is ground. It refers to any thin noodle.

Korean noodles are called, ‘memil makguksu,’ and are usually served in summer. They can be put out with wild vegetables and kimchi, which is spicy pickled cabbage.

Jeon is the name of a Korean Pancake, which has also been called jeonyueo. In Korean royal court, servings, Joseon Wangjo Gungjung yori was the style of cookery within Korean cuisine, usually consumed at the court of the Joseon Dynasty. The food consisted of small portions food made up of vegetables and meat.

The Korean state was fixed by Taejo of Joseon, born Yi Seong-gye who lived from 1335 to 1408, and reigned from 1392 to 1398 – he then changed his name to ‘Yi Dan. He was a careful-decision maker of the Joseon Dynasty