In Japan's New Year, apart from the modern culture of grabbing lucky bags, there is also a long-standing tradition that is indispensable, and that is "お節 Osechi (New Year Boxed Meal)''. "お節 " in Japanese refers to various solar terms but in nowadays, most of the time refers to the New Year. Families in Japan will make offerings to the "God of Year" during the New Year to pray for luck for the next year. After the New Year, they will enjoy "Osechi" together after enshrining the god. In the first 3 days of the new year, in order to let the ''Kitchen God'' rest, Japanese families will prepare food that is easy to preserve in advance. In recent years, more and more people choose to buy in department stores, so there are more and more different kinds of new type "Osechi". Let's take a look at what's trending this year!
The special Osechi by Hokkaido Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Associations. The osechi includes various of Hokkaido's specials, people who love seafood should not miss this.
Besides traditional Japanese cuisine, Osechi has also evolved and become internationalized. Produced by Michelin chef, using roasted beef, lobsters, abalone, black truffle as the main ingredients. So luxury!
Celebrating the New Year is not just for adults, children can enjoy it too! On top of the tradition, innovative ideas are addd to Osechi. With the famous anime, Detective Conan, as the main theme and having many special designs to the dishes, the Osechi is more surprising.