What's the best Omiyage in Tokyo?
There are various gifts all over the Japan gathered in the Tokyo's gift shop.
Which one should buy, I am hesitant ... you may think that is Tokyo's specialty, but if you look at it carefully, you maybe find it is produced elsewhere! I think a lot of people have gone through such experience.
This time I will collect some classic specialties originated in Tokyo, you must be happy if you find my information.
Speaking of Japan's indispensable food in the New Year's Holiday, it must be "mochi"!
In normal times, we often bake the round mochi and mashed mochi, or cook the zoni.
But, there must be some mochi left...when realizes, the New Year's Holiday may be over...
How could this be.
Let's try to reprocess these extra mochi with other methods!
Speaking of Japan, you will think of kimono! But do you think that each kinds of kimono are the same?
Today I am going to talk about a kimono in the comics which is called ""Hakama"".
Needs to wear boots to match Hakama? Wearing it to do farm work? Ah, 〇〇,a famous star, also wear it ?!
So I explore the world of legendary ""Hakama"".
Excuse me, do you know the ""Omikuji""?
The Omikuji is ""a piece of paper to divine the future fortune"", in fact, we can see various Omikuji in shrines or temples. This time I will introduce to you the knowledge of Omikuji and place near Tokyo at which you can draw English Omikuji!
In Japan, the Nanakusagayu is a regular meal that shall be eaten in the morning of January 7.
Originally, it was in Heian period that many Chinese customs and manners such as eating Nanakusagayu were introduced into Japan, and integrated with Japanese culture.
Today is the last day of 2017. In Japan, the last day of the year is called "Omisoka". Preparing for the New Year's Day before Omisoka and waiting for the coming new year are the basic way to celebrate the such festival.
"My friends, have you prepare for the New Year's Day?
In Japan, people usually spend New Year's Day with their family.
Then the special dishes appeared on the dining tables are called "Osechi-ryori".
Osechi-ryori is a kind of Japanese cuisine which is prepared at the end of the year and eaten in New Year's Holidays with family members.
Every kind of cuisine is placed the "hope" of new year.
Now, let's get to know the "Osechi-ryori" in detail !"
The Japanese food is very delicious, and even more popular overseas, but, some foreigners will still be surprising to say "Are you kidding? This really can be eaten?"
So, I asked some foreign friends living in Japan !
The latest statistical result for 2017 is like this!