New Year Wishes!

Happy New Year to all of you! Wherever you are, I hope you had a great time with your family and friends and I wish you all the best for 2014!
I am currently in Japan, spending time with my grand-ma. In Japan, new year (oshōgatsu) is very important and we celebrate it with special food called “osechi”. I struggled but managed to prepare something to make my grand-ma happy! Here are some pictures of what we had yesterday and this morning!

toshikoshi soba

 

This is “toshikoshi soba”. This is a special dish we eat on the last day of the year. We ate it with “kaki age”, it’s a tempura with shrimp and vegetables.

 

OsechiThis is “osechi”

 

Ozoni soupThis is “ozoni” – it was my favorite food when I was a kid and this year is the first time I made it on my own. It tasted almost as good as the one my mother used to make! *very proud*

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s