Ayako Egawa sent us some photos of traditional Japanese dishes for the New Year. Here’s her note and photos…
Happy New Year!
I made osechi ryori, Japanese new year foods. The tradition started in the Heian Period (794-1185). Osechi are easily recognizable by their special boxes called jūbako (重箱), which resemble bentō boxes.
Many of the dishes inside symbolize good luck and show hopes for the family’s health and prosperity.
Thank you for sharing Ayako and Happy New Year!
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