あけましておめでとうございます! Happy New Year! This morning as I watched hatsuhinode (the first sunrise of the new year) through clouds and softly falling snowflakes, I marveled that another year had passed so quickly. It seems it was just yesterday that we were welcoming 2012!
Hold on to your hats, because the next few days are going to be a whirlwind of posts to get you ready for the New Year, Japanese style! As I mentioned in my post about tai no shioyaki last week, osechi-ryori are traditional Japanese New Year foods. Today I’m going to share some of my [...]