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Dried Jujume (daechu) in a bowl and on a spoon a

Jujubes In Korean Cooking (Daechu)

In South Korea, people use different ingredients besides sugar to naturally sweeten foods. Some of these ingredients include Asian pears, green plum syrup, honey, and more. Another one of these foods that naturally sweetens food is the jujube (daechu)! This small, date-like fruit adds a hint of sweetness as well as tartness to a dish. Here, we discuss this ingredient and how it is used in Korean cuisine!