simmered konbu rolls. Rolled kelp with fish in it.
simmered black soy beans
various beans imply a wish for good health.
mashed sweet potato with sweet chestnuts
Literally, “Kurikinton” means “chestnut gold mash”, symbolizing economic fortune and wealth for the new year.
It is not the same with “Kurikinton” of Wagashi(Japanese sweets).
candied dried sardines
salted herring roe
It’s said that yellow coloured dishes and ingredients such as kazunoko symbolize prosperity.
sweet omelette with fish paste.
To make it using special bamboo mat.
Try it with a little bit of soy source.
Red/pink and white coloured food, such as pink and white kamaboko slices represent celebration colours.
Lobsters are for longevity because their bodies are bent like an old man’s.
Pickled radish and carrot.
Namasu is made of radish and carrot in thin strips and pickled in sweetened vinegar with Yuzu flavour.
Symbolizing an auspicious event.