August 26, 2010

Jijimi(Korean-style pancake)美味しいチヂミの作り方

A simple and delicious Jijimi recipe with a to die for sauce. All done in under 10 minutes. Great appetizer for parties or an afternoon snack.

Jijimi Ingredients:
3 eggs
4 tbs flour
sliced ham
4 stocks nira
2 tbs chilled water

Sauce ingredients:
2 tbs vinegar (apple vinegar if you have it)
2 tbs soy sauce
minced garlic
1/2 tbs sugar
red chili paste

August 16, 2010

Vintage Japanese Model Cars

A trip to a retro Japanese town from the 1950~60s yielded a treasure trove of vintage model toy cars. All you collectors should enjoy this video and the models only found in Japan.

Background Music: London [demo 2004] by The Dominant Gene. Licensed under a CC-BY license.
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August 14, 2010

Japanese Tofu and Cucumber Salad

A quick and easy tofu and cucumber side salad often accompanying meals here in Japan.

150g Tofu
1 thin cucumber
30 g carrot
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon mayo
1 tablespoon ground sesame seeds
1 strip of ham
dash of Cayenne pepper (or try curry power)

August 12, 2010

Shattered Memories of Japan

A sudden minor shock or meaningless/meaningful interruption...that is a is a blip of the land of the rising sun. JAPAN!

Shot with the 7D by Nathan Miller
Edited by Matthew Brown

Music - "Empty Room Trailer Version" by Zack Hemsey