Lucky Foods

Lucky Hoppin’ John and Happy New Year!

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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!

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Osechi Ryori for Japanese New Year

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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 [...]

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