Discover New Year In Japan: Traditional Food
Should You try Japanese New Year Food?
New Year celebrations in Japan have typical dishes: Special desserts, unique cakes and a magical soup that helps you digest all that extra Traditional Japanese Foods.
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Mochi: A Typical Japanese New Year Food
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The locals start the day on New Year’s with Mochi-a yummy cake made from rice flour, chestnuts, green tea and bean paste.
I’m just hooked for it, so don’t miss the chance to taste it.
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Best Dishes For New Year In Japan
Very much like New year’s or Christmas in other countries, it’s very hard not to exaggerate with food during New Year in Japan.
To help the overworked stomach, there’s a special seven-herb rice soup, which does wonders for the digestion.
Another Typical New Year food in Tokyo is a soup called Ozôni. It’s made from Miso, boiled seaweed, fish cakes, mashed sweet potato with chestnut and sweetened black soybeans.
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