Title : Korea Food Series (4th Issue)
Stamp Serial#
2381
KPC#
C-1847 
StanGib#
2761 
Scott#
2149d 
Date of Issue
06/15/2004
Quantity
700,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Gujeolpan
(Dish with nine different foods) 
Designer
Kim, Hyun 
Image Area
37mm x 27mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5 x 4
(four stamps setenant) 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, six colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
This fourth stamp packet in the Korean Food Series introduces sinseollo, hwayangjeok, bibimbap , and Gujeolpan, all expressing the style and wisdom of Korea's ancestors and their cuisine.

Gujeolpan (Dish with nine different foods):
A traditional Korean dish including nine different foods placed in nine sections of a round serving dish, gujeolpan is enjoyed in a variety of situations: i) as part of a royal menu; ii) as a plainer version enjoyed by commoners; iii) as dried appetizers to accompany drinks; and iv) as jin gujeolpan, which consists mainly of vegetables. To prepare jin gujeolpan, minced meat, mushrooms, eggs, and a variety of vegetables are cooked separately, and placed in the eight outer sections of the serving dish. The types of ingredients depend on the season and individual taste. As the ninth component of gujeolpan, paper-thin miljeonbyeong (grilled wheat crepes) are prepared and placed in the center section of the serving dish. To enjoy, take one of the miljeonbyeong, place a little of each the eight different foods on it and fold over like an envelope. The tender texture of the miljeonbyeong harmonizes with the eight different foods, creating an unforgettable dining experience.