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TKG Tamago Kake Gohan Maker – CRACKS SEPARATES & WHIPS egg for Japanese raw egg on rice

[Music] Greetings my beautiful lovelies! It’s Emmy, welcome back! Today’s video is sponsored by Trade, a company that brings award-winning coffee right to your doorstep. Take the coffee quiz and based on your answers and preferences, Trade will recommend and send you beautiful coffees that are roasted to order. And when I took the coffee quiz, this coffee was recommended to me and it’s by a Doma Coffee Roasting Company and this is Carmela’s. And now that it’s getting warmer, I love to have my coffee iced and so I use Trade’s cold brew bags. This makes making cold brew so simple and easy. All you got to do is take one of these compostable bags and put in 3 ounces of coffee in the bag and then add 24 ounces of cool water to your vessel. So let the coffee steep for 18 to 24 hours and then you’ve got this: A beautiful jar of cold brew coffee. Now what I love about this is the fact that I can choose my own coffee and it’s so much more economical to make it for myself. Yeesss.. *This* is the way to start your day! Cheers! Mmm!!! And because this was brewed cold, it is super, super smooth. Just a little bit of bitterness. Tiny bit of acidity. Nicely chilled. Perfectly served black. If you like a little milk or cream in there go ahead and add it, but I like it just like this. Trade is giving the first 100 people to click the link down below 50% their first order of Trade. Big thanks to trade for sponsoring this video! Now today, now that I’m all jazzed up on coffee I’m going to be playing with… *whispers* This! And this is a TKG… machine! *excited* 😀 Ok now what is a TKG machine? TKG stands for at tamago kake gohan? Which means egg.. over rice and it is a beautiful, delicious simple dish often had for breakfast, and this gadget is supposed to make it more fun and maybe easier? Let’s find out. So I ordered this machine from Japan and it is made by Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. Right here, you can see what tamago kake gohan is, and it is a raw egg on hot steamed rice with a little bit of green onions and a little bit of a sauce. I’ve talked about this a little bit in my natto videos. I will put the link up above and down below if you’ve missed those Fantastic, simple, delicious, satisfying dish. So before we even get started, let’s talk a little bit about raw eggs. Now here in the U.S., a lot of people have a hard time with raw eggs or undercooked eggs. They are concerned about Salmonella, rightly so. In Japan on the other hand, raw eggs are consumed quite frequently, so there are very high standards in terms of looking for things like Salmonella. So Emmy, you live in the US? Where are you gonna find great beautiful fresh eggs? ♪ la, la la laaaa ♪ From my chicken coop! These are three beautiful fresh eggs laid by my chickens. Look at the size of that one That might be a double yolk-er. Not really sure, but these eggs are beautiful. Our chickens are lovely! If you follow me on Instagram, you know in my Instastories that I talk about my chickens all the time and their beautiful eggs, and that’s what I’m gonna be using today to test out this gadget. Here’s a note here. This was pretty expensive. This was about — I believe I paid about $75 plus shipping — It was almost about $100 that I paid for this. If you live in Japan, It’s likely that it’s gonna be a lot cheaper. And here is our machine! So it comes with a little brush. That’s for cleaning, I imagine. And, as typical for Japanese instructions, very illustrative. I love instructions in Japan. So very clear in terms of what you need to do. So this machine is a little bit different in the sense that when you typically have tamago kake gohan, you just add your raw egg and you kind of just use your chopsticks to whip everything together. Now this machine, essentially creates a meringue so it’s gonna separate the yolk from the white and then the white is going to be beaten for about two minutes until it makes this really tight frothy foam — essentially a meringue — and then we’re going to pour that, like cloudy pillows, on top of our hot rice, and then place our yolk right in the middle. So this should be a slightly different textural experience than the traditional tamago kake gohan — although the flavors will be the same. I’m super excited because this gadget does so many things! Now I’m very curious to see how well it does these things and I just want to see it in action because the action of the whipping looks really, really fun! So let’s open this magic machine up! So we have lots of parts here to this machine, but the first thing we need to do is we need to electrify this by adding batteries. Batteries. Okay, apparently the power button was pressed We know that this is operational because we just heard the motor spin. Okay, and then we’re going to place this on top; then we place this, and this is the egg separator. That goes right on top of here. Then we place this, and this is going to be the egg cracker. Plunger.. that right on top. So when we push this the egg will drop. […] I feel like I’m not amped up enough. So I’m gonna have a little more coffee 🙂 Alright! I’m so excited about this gadget! So excited. First thing we’re going to do, is take off this top portion here. and that will reveal… [Let’s try that again..] That will reveal this top portion up here and this is a little cradle for our egg. So I’m gonna place a good, large egg right in the top here; take this plunger portion and put this right on top; lock it into place… and then you push the plunger to crack it. Ready? Then we’re gonna unlock it… now we push this down and the egg is supposed to crack open and separate. Here we go! It totally worked!! IT TOTALLY WORKED! Okay, now we’ve got the egg yolk and the egg white down below. So you can get a good look at this. I’m gonna take this part off. You can see that this part has separated the yolk from the white which is hanging down here. Now we’re gonna push the power and spin it so that the egg whites turn into a meringue. Do you hear that? Oh my gosh… So great, okay, and you can lift it up there it is So now that there’s an egg in there that’s giving this a little bit of weight So it’s not vibrating nearly as loudly as it was. Oh My gosh it’s so awesome So we’re supposed to let this go for two minutes until the whites become nice and frothy I’m so excited about this. This is working perfectly. It’s one of the things I love most about Japanese designed things particularly gadgets they often work and they work *well*. Love that! Even when it comes to packaging when it comes to opening things they zip and unzip the way they’re supposed to they close the way they’re supposed to. I love that. Nothing is more infuriating to me is when I open, say, something that has a zip closure and then it doesn’t open or it doesn’t reseal Drives me crazy! Crazy.. Just work! That’s all I ask, just work! I do have to say I would prefer this to be a plug-in appliance rather than being battery-operated because if you don’t have batteries or if your batteries die, then you’re kind of out of luck, aren’t you? One minute… Okay, let me go get some rice. Oh boy. ♪ I’m so excited about this! ♪ Look at that texture! Ahhh.. It’s beautiful!!! It’s like a cloudy fluffy egg. Oh my gosh, that’s beautiful. Now I’m gonna take the yolk and plop it right in the middle. Oh! It slid to the side I should have made a little divot. Let’s get it back in the middle Okay. There we go. Better! And then I’m gonna add Some beautiful green onions to the side of that. Oh!! That’s beautiful!!! Next we’re gonna add some tamago kake gohan sauce. This is specifically made for this dish. Okay, next thing we’re gonna do is take our hot rice and mix all of this together ♪ Oh~ Yes~ Yes yes yes~~ ♪ So the machine fluffed up the egg beautifully. The yolk has turned this rice into this gorgeous yellow color. One of my favorite things about eating eggs that we’ve grown at home is that the yolks are so much tastier and so much brighter in color Beautiful.. All right, ♪ itadakimasu ♪ Oh hmmmm~ Oh So! Good! So. so. good. Now the egg is nice and frothy And essentially it becomes a sauce Now this tamago kake gohan sauce or soyu or soy sauce You’re gonna need some kind of sauce is essential. It’s gonna give some flavoring to this dish. Absolutely wonderful. The texture of the egg is so much fun. It’s fluffy and foamy. Saucy and rich. Completely coats the rice. It’s almost like you’re having risotto except the rice has a little bit more bite to it But it’s similarly kind of enriched. No cheese in here! Just the yolk. The green onions are in there adds a little bit of zest, brightness, freshness, and of course flavor. This is such an absolutely wonderful dish! I absolutely love this for breakfast. It’s even better, in my opinion, with a bit of natto But fantastic, absolutely fantastic. All righty, so the TKG or the tamago kake gohan machine works famously!! Do you need one? Is it a necessity? Is it required? Absolutely not. Is it fun and enjoyable? And does it work? Yes! A big resounding yes! Do not be disheartened. If you don’t have one of these machines you can still have TKG at home I definitely recommend trying it out. It’s simple nutritious easy inexpensive, and of course, absolutely delicious. Thank you guys so much for watching and big thanks to Trade for sponsoring this video. Be one of the first 100 people to click the link down below and use the code: “Emmy3” to receive 50% off your first order of Trade. Thanks again for watching. I hope you guys enjoyed that one. I hope you guys learned something. Please share this video with your friends! Follow me on social media. Check out the egg playlist including gadgetry and recipes. Don’t forget to Like and subscribe and I’ll see you in the next one! Toodaloo~ Take care! ♪ Bye! ♪ [Music] [*belches*]

100 thoughts on “TKG Tamago Kake Gohan Maker – CRACKS SEPARATES & WHIPS egg for Japanese raw egg on rice

  1. Love you emmy but natto? Ummmmm no… tried some from my local asian store.. but might give this a go!

  2. What a neat gadget!

    Do I need it? No
    Would I use it very often? Also no
    Would I have batteries for when I did want to use it? Absolutely no

    Do I still want one? Yes 😀

  3. I'd be interested to know how easy or hard the machine is to clean. Lots of gadgets I don't use because they are too much trouble to clean.

  4. im a big fan of your videos but this dish i would not touch with a 10 foot pole looks nasty n Gross 🤢🤢

  5. Hi Emmy! I just wanted to say that you always brighten my day! I'm a grandma fighting bladder cancer. I battle depression every day, but your upbeat attitude, sweet disposition and incredible enthusiasm that you seem to have in every video you post, always makes me smile! Keep up the good work!

  6. This thing looks so cool! I love egg yolks so I would totally make this. What does the sauce taste like? I love how you explain the way things taste (unlike many other channels who are just like "omg so good, yum!" and that's all) so I just wish you would have said what it's like.

  7. 4.5 on the belch scale. It was a little chunky. Need longer sound too. Lol. Great video. Love your channel. God bless.

  8. Can somebody tell me if this is safe to eat. I'd really like to try this but I'm afraid of getting sick

  9. Thank you so much for sharing bits of your life with us. Your spirit is so wonderfully peaceful and steady. It is calming and when I have a tough day you are my go to. Thank you for being kind and keeping politics out of your channel. Thank you.

  10. I’ve watched a few of your videos I seen randomly in my recommended and I must say you’re quite likable. I subbed and look forward to more future content👍👍

  11. Some stores sell pasteurized eggs. You can also take regular store bought eggs and use sous vide to pasteurize them yourself.

  12. Ahg Emmy you should put the recipe with exact ratios of each ingredient in the description as I tried making this myself and something went wrong and I don't know what!! Yours looked delicious!

  13. My mom, being from Japan, used to make this for me and it is most なつかし/懐かし/ longed for. There used to be an egg farm nearby, however, now there isn't … so no more "Egg Rice" ~ shucks.

  14. You speak lovely, perfect, textbook N.A. English Emmy. Always such a pleasure to stop by just, to hear you talk.

  15. There is an aversion to raw eggs in the UK, but they almost all have the lion mark to show they are salmonella free, so it’s pretty misplaced. They’ve been safe for a good 30 years or more, but it’s still in the nations consciousness… don’t eat raw eggs! Personally I love them with rice!

  16. SMASH! This world is super fortunate to have such an amazing , brilliant and imaginative true blue Lady like our Emmy❣️ So grateful for your everything Emmy ❣️ Lots of Love from Vancouver BC Canada ❣️💖🌷💗🌸🐾🐾 Plus you never fail to make me laugh and giggle ❣️

  17. Emmy: I feel like I’m not amped up enough, so I’m going to have more coffee

    takes a sip of coffee and smiles, officially feeling amped

    Me: I would need to down that whole glass to feel even 10% amped😅😂

  18. Emmy, could you suggest a soy alternative for those of us who are soy intolerant? Also in the US, how do we get eggs that are not at risk for salmonella?

  19. Been a subscriber since your very first whatcha eating SO PROUD OF YOU EMMY!!! there’s just something so inviting about the videos you do I’m still subscribed till this day!

  20. I might be the only American saying this but that looks really good 😍😂 we have chickens and I like my friend eggs super runny so I assume I’d like this

  21. I used a $5 handheld milk frother to froth the egg whites for 2 minutes, and seemed to get a similar effect. It definitely elevated the dish to a new level of deliciousness, and you're right, it did remind me of risotto. It was the first time that I LOVED this meal. Thank you for another amazing video. You're my favorite on YouTube, and seem like you're an awesome mom too. 🙂

  22. My mom used to make something like this without the whipped egg whites. The hot rice would blend in with the egg and cook it, then she added shoyu until a slight brown color showed. It was yum! This one looks so cool!

  23. $100 to achieve the same result as a $1 egg separator and a $3 whisk . . . but it's cuter . . . alrighty then . . . but you sold me on making some cold brew.

  24. Does the hot rice cook the egg some or do you just mix it up all asap in one before eating? Nice belch at the end, lol.

  25. I've searched and cannot find your rice recipe. Could you please do one with a few ways and reasons? Thanks! (Would love weird types)

  26. i wasnt feeling this until you mixed it all together then i went ahhhhh, that looks good. lots of regions use raw egg yolks in their dishes with success. now im craving over easy eggs. fyi, manufacturing leaves traces of all kinds of chemicals, lubricants and insecticide on devices. always do a light wash before using. cheers!

  27. Emmy… you are so rad. Watching your videos heals my soul after my seriously long nights at work. Thank you so much for being you!!! 😘

  28. can't wait to see this, raw anything is a turn off for me. It's a mouth texture thing. I've tried but to no avail.

  29. Is raising chickens reasonably easy? It would be nice to have fresh eggs and cute feathery friends 😄😄

  30. Unless you will be making a few or more of those a day that is a lot of cleaning to do after for just one serving. And $$$.

  31. SMASH!
    Tamago gohan is one of my favorites! I always use nori strips dipped in a little soy sauce to scoop it up

  32. Anybody concerned about salmonella needs to understand that is on the shell of the egg. Take a spray bottle, fill it with half warm water and half laundry bleach and give those eggs a bit of a spritz in the sink. Let them sit there for a minute or two, rinse them off completely and they are perfectly safe to use in a dish like this or when you need to use raw egg yolks for your recipes.

  33. I’m sorry, you spent how much on an item, that’s actually quicker to do by hand..? And it’s not even mains powered..? And will end up in our landfills for centuries to come! So sad I really feel for our planet 🌏 this is just a real good example of being lazy! Sorry but you have two kids that follow by example not teaching them how precious our earth is, and that gadgets like this are just gimmicks 🙁

  34. Tried this today, it was so good!! So gonna make more in the future! I don’t have the TKG machine though…I just bought some milk frothing thingy from daiso for $2 and whipped it up 😋

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