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‘Nanakusagayu’ Seven-herb Rice Porridge — January 7th O-kayu Breakfast Custom

‘Nanakusagayu’ Seven-herb Rice Porridge — January 7th O-kayu Breakfast Custom
Nanagusagayu is a rice porridge dish traditionally eaten on the morning of January 7th. It features 7 kinds of spring herbs and is one of those culinary things that is more about culture and custom than taste — it tastes unremarkable. Still like most any bland dish, with some scrutiny and creativity, it has potential to be delicious while still…

Koshogatsu Ryori and Oma Maguro Tuna

Koshogatsu Ryori and Oma Maguro Tuna
Happy New Year Again! Koshogatsu Ryori and Oma Maguro Tuna 小正月料理 大間マグロ Happy New Year Again! Koshogatsu Ryori and Oma Maguro Tuna 小正月料理 大間マグロ
Koshogatsu, or ‘little shogatsu‘ is traditionally observed on January 15th and marks the end of the Japanese New Year celebration. Mochi that has been offered to Shinto gods for the last half month is now quite dried out and is shattered with a hammer for eating…

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