Here is this week’s Eye on East Asia Blog Round-up :
- Aeri’s Kitchen - Aeri shares her recipe for making salted shrimp (새우젓) for use in homemade kimchi.
- Dale’s Korean Temple Adventures - Dale writes about the popular Korean deity San Shin (산신), the Mountain God.
- Fili’s World - Fili visits the Kimchi Field Museum (김치박물관) in Seoul’s Gangnam district.
- Fluent Flix - Get in the festive spirit with this list of Christmas vocabulary.
- Fuchsia Dunlop - Fuchsia shares her thoughts on her meal at the Manchurian Legends restaurant in London’s Chinatown.
- I’ll Make it Myself - Leah shares her recipe for spiced persimmon cake.
- Just Another Day in Japan - Blue Shoe talks about Japanese New Year greetings cards (年賀状).
- Korean Graduate Studies Prep - Matthew reviews Barbara Demick’s book “Nothing to Envy : Ordinary Lives in North Korea“.
- Life on Nanchang Lu – Fiona writes about the twelve steps of making traditional fermented soy sauce.
- Lingomi - An interview with Steven (aka SYZ), author of the Sinoglot and Beijing Sounds blogs.
- Out to Lunch - Carolyn shares her recipe for Tianjin-style garlicky fish (蒜瓣兒魚).
- Patrick Cowsill - Patrick visits the newly-opened National Museum of Taiwanese History (國立台灣歷史博物館) in Tainan.
- Sinoglot - Kellen and SYZ discuss the issue of “Second Round Simplification” as seen across Asia today.
- Taiwan Duck - The author posts a recipe video for making Taiwanese-style stuffed pork rolls (黑胡椒豬肉卷).
- The Blacksmith Books Blog - Pete reviews Cindy Miller Stephens’ new guidebook “Hong Kong for Kids : A Parent’s Guide“.
- Tofugu - John writes about the dying art of Japanese sword-making.
- Wandering Taiwan - Micki and Kristen learn how to pick spring onions and make spring onion pancakes (蔥油餅) in Yilan’s Sanxing Township.
That’s all for this week and this year. I’ll be taking a short break from blogging over the Christmas and New Year holidays so have a great Christmas (if you celebrate it) and I wish you all the very best for 2012!
The Eye on East Asia Blog Round-up will return on Sunday 8th January 2012.