Comparative Study on the Rice Food Culture in the Rice Grown Area -Rice Cakes and Rice Cookies-

벼농사 지역의 쌀음식 비교연구 -병과류를 중심으로-

  • 윤서석 (중앙대학교) ;
  • 이효지 (한양대학교 가정대학) ;
  • 안명수 (성신여자대학교 가정대학 식품영양학과)
  • Published : 1990.06.30


In this study, the types and characteristics of rice cake, cookies were investicated in the rice grown area-Korea, Japan (Tokyo, Osaka), China (Hongkong), Thai (Bangkok, ChiengMai), Indonesia (Bali, Jakarta), and Philippine (Manila). 1. Rice cakes and cookies were made from rice powder and rice granule. Specially, there were two kinds of basic rice powder one was rice powder in dry and the other was rice juice grinded with water on the millstone. Rice juices were named in China, MeeChang, in Manila, Galapong, in Bangkok, rice powder. 2. The kinds and numbers of steamed rice cakes were the most available in all investicated area. In Hongkong, Bangkok, ChiengMai, and Manila, beatened or kneaded rice cakes could not be seen almost. Only in Hongkong and Bangkok, fried rice cakes were available, while in Japan, boiled rice cakes were not seen almost, and also baked rice cakes were not seen in Korea, Hongkong, Bali, Jakarta. 3. In the east-south Asian area, except rice and glutinous rice, coconut and palm fruits and banana were using in recipies of rice cakes and cookies. They gave soft and tender mouth feeling, white color, and good emulsifying status. 4. The kinds and numbers of rice cookies were the most available in Bangkok, but in Bali and Jakarta, the least. The cookies of Japan had similar texture and shape to rice cake while most of cookies in Hongkong were fried in oils. In Korea, the kinds and numbers of rice cookies were less than those of rice cakes.