Eating and Cooking 食・料理 Japanese Culture 日本の文化 Yuki's Diary 日記


Today falls on setsubun. On this day we grill sardines, which means to drive out devils by their smoke. We eat an eho-maki roll as well. It has been our custom since old days, biting into a big sushi roll looking at the annual lucky direction without speaking any words until finish. Besides, we eat parched soy beans. We eat one more beans than our age counting in the old Japanese way according to our hometown’s rule.
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By Masayuki (Yuki) Kawagishi

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