To continue the recipe comics, here is my mom's spinach ban-chan. It's always been a favorite of mine. Whenever I saw kids on TV gagging at the thought of eating spinach, it totally confused me. Spinach is delicious! And this dish is what I think of when I think of spinach.
The blanching and shocking process sounds a little confusing, but when you actually do it, it's very simple. Give it a try!