tteokguk - Your age is the number of bowls of tteokguk you ate
It's New Year's Day. This year too, shop2world is eating tteokguk(rice cake soup).
You should eat rice cake soup to get old.
Koreans have a belief that the number of bowls of rice cake soup is the age.
It is said that if you do not eat rice cake soup on New Year's Day, you will not grow old.
In Korea, the older you get, the more you are treated and your social ranking rises.
Because of the welfare system of the Korean social tradition, which is different from the
other countries, all Koreans want to eat tteokguk.
So why do Koreans eat tteokguk today? This is because the white rice cake signifies the new beginning of pure white.