Patbingsu or patbingsoo (팥빙수) is a popular shaved ice dessert in South Korea, especially during the hot and humid summer season. Bingsu are available in different flavors. Green tea and coffee are popular varieties. This snack originally began as ice shavings and sweetened azuki beans (known as pat, 팥). It was sold by street vendors. In contemporary culture, it has become a very elaborate summer dessert, often topped with ice cream or frozen yogurt, sweetened condensed milk, fruit syrups, various fruits.