Source: Supaku Blog
A quick update that Chapters 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33 got released. The first Demon King Search arc is almost coming to a close. Also, the web novel cover is updated.
Because what really matters isn’t how big your iron is, but what you do with it. At first glance, this probably looks like our latest vending machine capsule toy find. After all, they already have gachapon replicas for rice cookers and air conditioners, so an iron isn’t that much of a stretch for collectors of […]
The Importance of Reading with Babies and Toddlers
One of the most important ways that caregivers can foster children’s intellectual development is through reading. Although sometimes, it may seem like your tiny humans are more interested in examining books with their teeth rather than their eyes, even newborns can benefit from looking at colorful pictures and hearing the soothing tones of a caregiver reading aloud. Books at any age can spark a lifelong love of learning.
Benefits of bilingual books
Many Japanese children’s books have been translated to English and other languages, and likewise, literature from all across the world is available in Japanese. However, books that display words in two languages, known as dual language or bilingual books, are rarer than single language editions. Bilingual Japanese and English language books for children can:
Although not necessarily abundant, there are many dual language books available for purchase or library borrowing in Japan. Some are works originally published in other languages that have been translated into Japanese, while others are Japanese in origin that includes English words for the purpose of language learning. There is no single way to find dual language books, but the following phrases can be useful when searching library catalogs or booksellers’ websites:
5 Recommended Bilingual Japanese and English Books for Young Children
Source: Gaijin Pot
Gyoza, or potstickers as they’re called in the west, are a Japanese staple dish found everywhere from cheap izakaya to popular gourmet restaurants. They’re the perfect crowd-pleaser that can accompany a cold beer, a bowl of ramen, or be an entree all on their own.
Making them is also a fun activity for families and friends and it’s a lot easier than it looks! Skip buying prepacked or frozen gyoza at the supermarket because it’s just three steps: make the filling, wrap each gyoza with love, and pay-fry it until they’re ready to eat.
Before you start, you’ll need a non-stick frying pan or a hot plate. Gyoza requires steaming, so you’ll need a pan with a lid for the final step. Here’s my original recipe, including a vegetarian option!
For the filling
Depending on your favorite flavors, add any of your other favorite dumpling ingredients to your gyoza filling. Although ground pork is the traditional filling of choice, you can use any kind of ground meat. As a vegetarian, I use vegan, soy-based crumbles as the “meat” base.
For the dipping sauce