Posted on February 23, 2014

Monthly Recipe: Tamagoyaki (卵焼き)

Monthly Recipe: Tamagoyaki (卵焼き)

This month I decided to finally have a go at a Japanese classic – tamagoyaki! Tamagoyaki (rolled omelette) is one of my favourites to eat, but pretty tricky to make. I think I need to work on my recipe a bit (and my rolling technique), but this wasn’t a bad first attempt… Tamagoyaki (卵焼き) Ingredients … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 気をつけて

Word of the Week: 気をつけて

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ka’ (か), and focussed on the word かわいい (kawaii), which means ‘cute’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ki’ (き). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: zoomingjapan suggested … Continue reading

Isn’t Anyone Alive? (生けているものはいないのか)

Isn’t Anyone Alive? (生けているものはいないのか)

(Image source) On a bleak Sunday morning with the wind howling around my building and rain lashing against the windows, I got under a blanket and decided to watch Isn’t Anyone Alive (生けているものはいないのか / Ikiteiru mono wa inai no ka), a film directed by Gakuryu Ishii (石井 岳龍). Gakuryu Ishii, formerly known as Sogo Ishii (石井 聰互), is usually known for … Continue reading