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Japan’s Special Holiday Foods Chirashi zushi and hamaguri no osuimono image

Japan has a rich array of annual events and festivities that are celebrated through the seasons, each with their own special traditions, and each with their own special foods. In this article we are going to look at some of Japan’s most important seasonal foods, and examine their significance.

New Year and the history behind Osechi The assortment of cold dishes named osechi Japanese people consume on the first day of the year.

No one will disagree that the life of a housewife is strenuous regardless of what country you are living in. It used to be even more true when the cooking and cleaning required more effort and time than it does today.