Top 12 Japanese New Year’s Food (Traditional and Quick Easy Recipes) | OCHIKERON

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Osechi-Ryori is traditional Japanese New Year’s food eaten during the first three days of the New Year. Each dishes that make up Osechi-Ryori has a special meaning celebrating the New Year (such as good health, fertility, good harvest, happiness, long life, etc…) and those dishes can last for a couple of days in the refrigerator or at cool room temperature in winter. Usually, they are served in Jyubako (重箱: three-tiered bento boxes). In the first tier, we serve colorful festive dishes such as shrimp, black beans, sweet chestnuts, etc… In the second tier we serve Sunomono (pickled dishes) and Yakimono (grilled dishes). And in the third tier, we serve Nimono (simmered dish) called Nishime (simmered Japanese vegetables).

I prefer to cook a lot of Savory dishes and buy small portion of sweet dishes. Nowadays, stores are open 365 days and you can get food during the holiday season so there is no reason to cook a lot of sweet dishes and save till the holiday is over 😅👍

Japanese New Year Food (Osechi-Ryōri) recipes are HERE:

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Alicia Nishizuka says:

Unique. Style with great ideas. For students who are studying Colonary Arts 🎭. Every recepi has a meaningful. 👍. 😘😋😍

SayHelloToOblivion says:

Amazing video. Please note that heating thin plastics such as saran wrap or ziploc bags over food leaches out plastic chemicals. Such as at 20:25. I learned this in class from a chemical engineer. I no longer heat my foods in the microwave with thin plastic covers. The thinner the plastic, the more easily it will leach into your foods.

MrSunlander says:

This is so well done and motivating. It reminds me of the my first real Omisoka meal in Nagoya in 1988. I never realized what a patient artist Mrs Murase was in making all that for us. Then, we sauntered off to the train station in the cold night to make our offering at Atsuta Jingu. Just needs the gold-flecked nihon-shu.
Thank you. よいお年を!

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Charlotte Kok says:

Love the music! May I know the title?

Georgia gal says:

Here in “the South…Georgia) we do Collard Greens (money), Black Eyed Peas (luck), and Rice (health). And you MUST finish your plate!…or bad luck.

Asa Marshall says:

Thank you so much for the video, I've been looking for a good zoni recipe!


Don’t like the collection of old videos. No more “top xxx”, please.

AskiaLuna says:

Hidaka Kombu is a other name of Wakame.

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Ojay Is Ojay says:

What a delicate and refined assortment of dishes.
Also, gobo makes me happy.

Where it's A.T says:

Omg. I have been looking for a bento tutorial for Japanese New Year's style food! My husband is Japanese so sometimes it is hard for me to cook Japanese food for him! Thank you!!!

NiniKitty says:

Happy New year everyone!😚🎉🎊🎼🎶

kitty friend says:

everything is so beautiful!!!!! you're so talented. i bet everything tastes as great as it looks!

LaVieJolie says:

I’ve never tried konnyaku, but I’m really curious to try it sometime. Thank you for sharing. 👍❤️🤗

Bloody_Opal says:

I'd love to try this, only without mushrooms (stupid allergies) Have a happy New Year!

ochikeron says:

Happy Holidays to you and your family! See you again in 2019 😊Actually, I am going to write recipes during the new year's holiday~ while daddy can take care of kids 😝 preparing for more new videos hopefully with my mom 👍


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