Yakpab was called Hyangbap, Michan and Japkwaban for its unique taste and aroma. It is one of the traditional foods from Korea, particularly from Kaesong. Yakpab is made by steaming glutinous rice in an earthenware steamer and mixing it with sesame oil, honey, sugar, dates, chestnuts and soy sauce. It was mainly served on holidays. Kaesong is a city of southern North Korea near the South Korean border. It boasts its peculiar traditional foods.

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