Tag Archives: Cooking

015. Mushi-pan: A Super-Easy Japanese Snack!

While I was teaching in Japan, one of my favorite things to do was to participate in the home economics class when they were cooking, and one of my favorite lessons to take part in was about mushi-pan.

What is mushi-pan, you ask?  It’s a Japanese egg-based steamed bun that uses baking powder to rise instead of yeast.  It’s usually lightly sweetened, and can be found in any convenience store in Japan, usually with raisins, red beans, or chocolate chips dotting them for more flavor, since the bread itself is so mild.

Continue reading

Tagged , , ,

009. Kalbi Burgers a la Annie

So, last year I asked my mom for her kalbi recipe.  I’m sure every Korean mother has a family recipe that they think is the best, and my mom’s no exception, and neither am I 🙂  In honor of the heat and summer (and a visit from my little sister), we decided to make some kalbi burgers, using the recipe and improvising a bit.  Here’s the recipe!

Continue reading

Tagged , , , , ,
%d bloggers like this: