Charlotte Goff

Charlotte Goff

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 02:16

Patbingsu: Taste of Korean Summer

Patbingsu: The Taste of Korean Summer

How do you tell when summer is drawing close? Of the five senses, the most obvious might be touch: go outside, feel the heat. Next might be sight – abundant greenery replacing the blossoms of spring. But in Korea the sense that proves summer's imminent approach is taste, as restaurants and cafés throughout the country unite in offering the classic Korean dessert “patbingsu” - literally “red bean ice flakes.”

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