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The food glossary +++ 'Yusi', 'Yuca con Chicharrón', 'Yulmucha'
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.

Yakbap refers to one of the rice dishes from Korea. It is made of glutinous rice mixed with various ingredients to gove it flavor, like honey, dates, chestnuts. It is then steamed in an eartherware steamer. Yakbap is one of Korea's tradtional foods.

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.

Yeot Gangjeong refers to one of the traditional snacks from Korea. Yeot Gngjeong is made from a mixture of Yeot (sticky rice sugar) and sesame seeds, beans, walnut, or pine nut, then cut into bite-size pieces.

Yahata-maki refers to Anago roll, a Japanese food. The fish is rolled around pieces of goboo burdock. Fresh burdock from the area of Iwashimizu Hachimangu. It is one of the specialties of Yahata town, Kyoto, thus the name Yahata maki. This kind of food preparation dates back to the area of the warring states and maybe invented by the merchant Yodoya Joan