©2019 by Rei Munakata.

Behind the music

Honest and informal writing just about anything on life style around projects, concerts, and tours - perhaps mostly what I have eaten and bought...

 

November 2, 2019

After working very hard during the week, making dumplings in the weekend is a fun and relaxing family event!

Minced pork, ca 300 g

Cabbage, ca 200 g

Spring onion, a lot

Chinese chives, a lot

Garlic, 4 cloves

Sesame oil

Salt and pepper

Soy sauce

Oyster sauce

One must be very pati...

August 1, 2019

Here is what we ate for dinner!

Seafood platter (219 SEK)

with a glass of chardonnay

Br Samuelsson Fiskexport AB

Fiskhamnsgatan 33, 456 51 Smögen

SWEDEN

The head of the crab was filled with a lot of brain; it must be a very intelligent crab. The heavenly combination with the...

July 20, 2019

Here is what we ate for dinner yesterday!

紅焼猪脚 (Slow cooked pork feet)

Here is the summary of cooking procedure:

1. Boil in water for a while, then throw away the water

2. Fry the pork feet with some soy sauce

3. Slow cook in water, dashi, soy sauce, sugar, star anise, ging...

July 14, 2019

Daegu Concert House

I was told that the bus from Seoul airport to the city of Daegu takes four and a half hours. I am surprised to see so much nature without seeing civilisation for several hours during the trip, and started to be a little worry if I have took the right...

June 15, 2019

Life is really exciting for musicians. Constant artistic experimentation and socialisation! Sometime we are a little slow in updating and uploading...

My poor compositions have been waiting to be seen in the internet world. 

But finally I have uploaded a few more scores...

March 23, 2019

We left the Pantheon, went through Via di Torre Argentina, and walked into smaller streets neayby. It is more than a month ago we were in Cortona and spent two nights in Roma on the way home. Our legs were exhausted after walking the whole day (climbing up and down the...

March 19, 2019

I wonder if I dreamt of delicious Chashu during the sleep... At least I was so hungry when I woke up. I guess Chashu for breakfast would be too much so let's wait until lunch...

Lunch time:

 After resting the braised meat for overnight, all the unnecessary fat has came u...

March 18, 2019

Char siu (叉燒) is originally a Cantonese style barbecued pork from China. Long strips of pork are skewered with long sticks and placed in an oven or over a fire.

The Japanese variant of Chashu is slightly different. The main difference is that it is not barbecued but bra...

March 17, 2019

Magasasa Istedgade

Istedgade 4, 1650 København K, DENMARK

Today's menu:

Roasted duck a la Hong Kong 香港烤鸭

Crispy braised pork belly 烧火腩

Chinese water spinach 蒜蓉空心菜

Stir-fried prawns in chilli sauce 香辣酱炒虾球

Fish pieces with pickled cabbage 酸菜鱼

Copenhagen is a city full of fantast...

February 11, 2019

Since several years ago, it became a tradition of Bång Munakata family to visit Italy with our friends and composers Nicolai Worsaae and Ylva Lund Bergner (they are both fantastic composers! Check out their music!). While we eat great pici al ragu di chianina with a gl...

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