The Japanese people celebrate the new year at New Year with Osechi – a series of food carefully prepared, each dish has its own a meaning lucky.
Osechi the dishes are placed in trays luxury, formerly eaten at festivals, but now common in Japanese festival. Depending on the locale, the food in the tray will change, but mostly familiar dishes like fish pie, egg roll, black beans, fried shrimp … with profound meaning. Photo: Doyouknowjapan.
Daidai: This is a type of Japanese oranges. As written in the erudite, daidai means “from generation to generation”, expressed a desire to have children in the new year. Photo:Tsunagujapan.
Datemaki: sweet dish egg rolls often are added ground or minced shrimp fish, symbolizing the desire has many good holidays. On holidays, the Japanese casual wear traditional costumes. Photo: Tsunagujapan.
Kamaboko: traditional grilled fish cake consists of pink and white pieces are arranged in a certain form. The color and shape of the image simulating sunrise, symbolizing Japan.Photo: Ichimasa.
Kazunoko: “Kazu” in Japanese means “many” and “no” means “children”. Herring eggs represent more offspring wishes in the new year. Photo: Bebeloveokazu.
Konbu: marine algae is related to the word “yorokobu”, which means “joy”. Photo:Takaojapan / Blogspot.
Kuro-mame: Mame means “health”. Therefore, sweet black beans represent a desire to have good health in the new year. Photo: Odigo.
Kohaku-namasu: Save pickles made â€‹â€‹from beets and carrots are sweet vinegared red white eye-catching, two colors symbolize the celebration. Photo: Bohnenhase / Blogspot.
Ears: as red sea bream, also linked from “medatai” just a festive event. Photo:Thefoodulove / WordPress.
Tazukuri: Dried Sardines cooked with soy sauce flavor appeal. This fish was used to fertilize rice fields. They symbolize a bumper crop. Photo: Recetasjaponesas.
Zoni: soup with mochi cakes are used in countries in eastern and miso broth noodle western. This is considered the most traditional dishes in osechi. Photo: Mygazeta.
Nishiki Tamago: Long eggs are removed before processing, gold symbolizes yolk, albumen silver represents. Both combined expressed desire for prosperity and good luck in the new year. Photo: Sophiealamode.
Ebi Shrimp cooked with sake and soy sauce symbolizes longevity wish, with pictures, bent and long beard. Photo: John Lander.