Here is this week’s East Asia blog roundup :
- Aeri’s Kitchen - Aeri shares her recipe for Korean-style fruit salad, or gwail salad.
- Annyong Anyang! – The author posts some photos she took during a visit to the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul earlier this year.
- Danwei – The Danwei staff interview Deanna Fei, whose debut novel A Thread of Sky tackles issues of identity and “root seeking” among the Asian-American community
- Fukuoka Dreaming – Kaeru reviews the free iPhone app for checking Japan’s train and subway timetables, Eki Locky.
- Just Hungry – Maki shares her recipe for tsubu-an, or Japanese azuki bean paste.
- Konnichiwa – Bartman attends the annual Sanja Matsuri festival in Asakusa, Tokyo.
- Korean Modern Literature in Translation - The author reviews the book Modern Korean Fiction : An Anthology.
- Maangchi - Learn how to make satuéed seaweed, or miyeok julgi bokkeum, with Maangchi’s latest recipe.
- Nihon Shock – Lloyd explains the meaning and usage of some polite Japanese expressions.
- Red Cook – Kian shares a simple recipe for pork and Chinese chive pot stickers, or guotie.
- Sinosplice – John tackles the complex issue of the “linguistic power struggle” between English and Chinese in China.
- The View from Over Here - The author learns how to make makkoli and other Korean dishes.
- Wandering Taiwan – Micki and Kristen explore the old streets of Jiufen.
- Xinjiang : Far West China – Josh asks what it is that gives Xinjiang’s lamb kebabs their distinctive flavour.
- ZenKimchi – Tammy posts a recipe for posotbap, a Buddhist Korean dish made from mushrooms and rice.
- 四海为家 – Maria visits one of the Five Great Mountains of China, Taishan.
That’s all for this week. The next East Asia blog roundup will be on May 30, 2010.