Japanese New Year (Shogatsu)

Learn all about Japanese New Year traditions, food, and customs! And celebrate the New Year (Shogatsu) in style with our best Japanese New Year food recipes, featuring traditional osechi ryori おせち料理 and modern dishes. 

Two bowls containing fine and chunky sweet red bean paste (anko).
Two bowls containing fine and chunky sweet red bean paste (anko).

Pressure Cooker Anko (Red Bean Paste) 粒あん・こしあん (圧力鍋)

Delicious and easy anko recipe (red bean paste) prepared in a pressure cooker just...
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Mizu Yokan (Video) 水ようかん

Mizu yokan with delightful chestnut inside red bean jelly, this easy and chilled Japanese...
A black plate containing otoro sushi two ways, served with soy sauce, wasabi, and sushi ginger.

Otoro Sushi Two Ways (Video) 大トロ寿司

Otoro Sushi - Enjoy this prized part of the tuna two ways, seared and...
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Sushi Rolls (Maki Sushi – Hosomaki) (Video) 細巻き

Making delicious sushi rolls (Maki Sushi) at home is easy with just a few...
A Japanese red plate containing daifuku mochi.

Daifuku (Video) 大福

A popular Japanese confection, Daifuku is a small, round mochi filled with sweet red bean paste...
Salmon roe and shiso leaf stuffed inside the kamaboko fish cake.

Kamaboko Fish Cake with Salmon Roe 蒲鉾いくらのせ

Kamaboko Fish Cake with Salmon Roe is a beautiful part of your Osechi Ryori...
cucumber wrapped sushi on a white plate

Cucumber Wrapped Sushi きゅうりの軍艦巻き

Easy and fun cucumber wrapped sushi topped with ikura (salmon roe), hamachi (yellowtail), tuna,...
White plates containing strawberry mochi cut in half.

Strawberry Mochi (Ichigo Daifuku) いちご大福

A popular spring dessert, Strawberry Mochi (Ichigo Daifuku) is a soft and chewy mochi...
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