Korean Food in Art

Exploring Korean Cuisine through Genre Paintings of the Joseon Dynasty

$69.50

The Korean people have a culinary history that is as long and colorful as the history of the nation, recorded not only in documents but vividly captured in the paintings of the time.

Korean Food in Art, comprises a selection of important genre paintings and documentary paintings of Joseon accompanied by commentary explaining the food featured in the works. It gives a vivid account of the everyday food and culinary culture of the Joseon people, the food set on tables for special occasions such as rites of passage and banquets in the royal court, and the process of producing food ingredients and cooking dishes to eat.

Part 1. FOOD FROM THE LAND AND SEA
Part 2. FOOD IN FESTIVE SETTINGS
Part 3. FOOD FOR CEREMONIES AND CELEBRATIONS

 

Author(s)

Korean Food Promotion Institute

The Korean Food Promotion Institute is a specialized public organization that searches for new dishes and conducts research on Korean cuisine in order to introduce Korean food and culinary culture to the world, and supports related content development and marketing.

187 pp.
LC# 2016931667
Hardcover 22 x 26 cm.
ISBN-13: 9781565914803
ISBN-10: 1565914805