Here is this week’s East Asia blog roundup :
- Adventures in Korean – The author goes hiking on Mount Gangcheon and attends the Hampyeong Butterfly Festival.
- Appetite for China – The author shares her recipe for Japanese braised pork belly, or buta no kakuni.
- China Hope Live – Joel gives you a few tips on how to be a model citizen in Tianjin.
- Daily Onigiri – ROK takes a close look at the new E5 series Shinkansen.
- David on Formosa – David visits some of the villages which were affected by Typhoon Morakot.
- Hungry for Words – Maki explains the meaning of the Japanese term soushokudanshi, or “herbivore man”.
- Just Another Day in Japan – The author talks about some of the challenges and woes of learning kanji.
- Just Hungry – Maki talks about the different types of tofu and how to use them in your Japanese cooking.
- Korean Modern Literature in Translation – The author reviews Yi Chong-jun’s book, The Snowy Road.
- Speaking of China – Jocelyn gives a reader some handy tips on how she can develop a better relationship with her future mother-in-law.
- Sweet Persimmon – The author explains some of the guidelines for keeping a tea house’s mizuya, or preparation room, clean and in order.
- The China Beat – Nicola talks about the media coverage of the recent earthquake in Qinghai.
- The Japanese Food Report – Harris tries out his new Japanese konro grill.
- Xinjiang : Far West China – Josh offers readers the chance to download a free copy of his Turpan travel guide.
- ZenKimchi Korean Food Journal – Tammy shares her recipe for yuja chicken.
That’s all for this week. The next East Asia blog roundup will be on May 9, 2010.