Full Moon Rice Dumplings
General Information About Japanese Food
Japan’s traditional events are focused on staying attuned to the four seasons and respecting nature with care.
Festive meals, which are important in protecting and passing on old customs, always embody a wish for one’s family’s health and happiness.
A sweet consisting of steamed glutinous rice rolled into dango (rice dumplings) shapes and wrapped in red-bean paste. In the spring, ohagi may be called botamochi. In the autumn, they are called ohagi. OHIGAN Ohigan refers to the two equinoctial weeks during the year — in spring (Vernal Equinox Day) and autumn (Autmnal Equinox Day), […]
Festive Dishes for the New Year
New Year Noodles
Rice Cake & Vegetable Soup
Represents the safety of one’s family.
Steamed joshinko (rice flour) filled with sweet bean paste and wrapped in oak leaves