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Yangnyeum Galbi is Korean for Marinated ribs. Ribs are marinated with red pepper sauce then grilled.
Yubu are Seasoned tofu pockets in Korea. Yubu is often sold in an Asian grocery store in packets which include: Yubu (fried tofu packets), a vinegar-based sauce, and a packet of dried seasonings.
Yukwonjeon (Pan-fried Beef Patties). It os a Korean version of Hamburger, except that Yukwonjeon has tofu in it. . Yukwonjeon is a dish of ground beef (top round) or pork and tofu, wheat flour shaped into patties then pan-fried. There are two (2) school of thoughts on how the dish got its name. (1) that the name came from the round shape of meat, and the(2) from the shape of the patties which is similar to that of an old brass coin.
Yeongeun is the Korean word for "Lotus Roots". In Korea, Lotus roots are Lotus roots are pan-fried, made into porridge, and also dipped in honey to make sweets
Yakju (Clear Rice Wine/Medicinal Wine) refers to a Korean clear rice wine made from steamed rice that has gone through several fermentation stages. Various ingredients used in traditional medicine are also added, giving this liquor its literal name of "Medicinal wine". Yak is a Korean word for "medicine".
Yakgwa refers to a Korean traditional snack which is a soft cookie made from wheat flour dough mixed with honey, rice wine, and sesame oil. The dough is flower-patterned and fried, and then marinated in honey before serving.

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