Candied Fruits or Roots – Jeonggwa


Jeonggwa is a traditional Korean treat prepared by braising dried fruits or edible plant roots in honey or syrup.

The sweet treat, which was developed as early as during the Joseon era, was usually braised with honey because sugar was very rare.

Source: Korean Food Guide in English (Ed. The Korea Foundation, Cookand, 2003) ISBN: 89-89782-10-4/KBS World