- Volume 14 Issue 2
Jeupjang like salted soybean paste with vegetable is the Korean traditional side order eating at table. Bibliographical studies on the Jeupjang in historic books such as Jeungbo-Sanlim-Keongjae(Re-edition of agriculture economic), Imwon- Keongjae Ji(Book of country economic) and Keuhap-Chongseo(Handbook of household) described the Korean food in the 18 century carried out. In addition, investigation and analytical studies on various home-made Jeupjang in present was accomplished. Jeupjangs were classified into three types according to variety preparing methods. Three types were fermented soybean paste (Doenjang) type using traditional Meju(soybean cake stater) for Jeupjang, salted pickle (Jangachi) type buried cucumber and eggplant into soybean paste or soysauce (Kanjang), and salted sauer kraut (Kimchii) type prepared vegetable in Jeupjang-Meju mash. The procedures for producing Jeupjang were Jeupjang-Meju making, and mixing vegetable with Meju powder into brine. At last process was fermented in horse wastes or grasses for 7-14 days. But manufacturing methods of Jeupjang before the 18 century were different in present. Nowadays glutinous rice, red pepper powder and various vegetable were used for domestic Jeupjang.