- Volume 11 Issue 4
The purpose of this study was to improve and hand down traditional dining habits. Questionnaires were distributed to rural house wives in Kangwon-do. The results were as follows; 1. 30.8％ of the respondents was 40 to 49 years old. 35.2％ of their education was primary school. 49.5％ of them had husbands and children. 44.2％ of them had 3 to 4 family members. 26.9％ of them earned 8 to 11 millon won yearly. 2. Their housing environment showed that 52.5％ of housing was a Korean traditional house or Hanok. 72.1％ of kitchen was a stand-up one. 66％ of fuel was oil. 3. 99.3％ of the respondents had refrigerators. 66.3％ electronic range, 95.9％ electronic rice cooker, 97.2％ gas range, 59.6％ mixer, 62％ electronic fry pan respectively. 4. 73.5％ of the respondents got information about Korean traditional food from seniors or friends. 36.6％ of them learned new recipe from TV, newspapers and magazines. 43.3％ of them thought their concern about meals was average. 48.4％ of them paid much attention to prepare meals for themselves. 52.7％ of them spent a half to one hour for preparing dinner. 48.3% of them ate processed foodstaffs often. 31.5％ of them dined out once every two or three months. 5. 79.5％ of them had rice for breakfast, 74.5％ for lunch, and 98.4％ for dinner respectively. 96.2％ of the respondents made Kimchi and 55％ among them had two kinds of Kimchi. 91.1％ of them had two to three kinds of dishes except Kimchi for breakfast. 68％ of them used a synthetic flavoring. 6. 16.2％ of the respondents ate beef once a week, 40％ pork, 23％ chicken, 3％ dog meat respectively. 37％ of them ate mackerel pike, 25.5％ mackerel once a week, 11.6％ hairtail, 25.5％ mackerel pike, 25.6％ yeemunshu, 13.7％ tuna respectively. Freshwater fishes such as mudfish, trout and Israel carp were their favorite onces.