Ueong is the Korean word for "burdock" . It is called Gobo in Japan. It is used in Korea as in Japan and other countries for culinary purposes. An example of food made of Burdock is Ueong-jorim (Glazed Burdock) made from burdock simmered in soy sauce , sesame oil, and sugar until glazed and garnished with sesame seeds and red chili pepper threads