Very best wishes for a lovely rabbit year 2011!
Uzuki on New Year's 2011
Wishing you all peace, love and happiness in 2011.
I'm looking forward to having a happy cooking session with you this year!
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Shiromiso zouni: New Year's soup a la Kyoto
Gindara(fish) no misozuke: grilled miso-pickled fish
New Year's chirashi-zushi; scattered sushi
topping: ikura(salmon eggs), renkon(lotus root), kuromame(black soy bean)etc.
from the right: Agnes, Sam, Dana and Maddie
from the right: Sally & John, Angela & Melinda
The new year 2011 came with a lot of snow in Kyoto.
Painter & Haiku poet, Mary Ray Cate sent the beautiful picture with these lovely haiku for the New Year's!
out of soft white fog
orange rocks, orange willows
glow in the new snow
woods transformed by snow
beaver glides across the pond
something white in mouth
Sheri & Steve, Jacob & Adam
Please have a look at Sheri's travel blog
They love mochi sweets
Mochi/rice cake with red bean paste
Kinako/soy bean powder
a very good by-player for Japanese sweets!
Tai-meshi: cooked rice with tai/seabream
Old brocade 'obi' (wide sash) for the New Year's. Around 75 years old.
Mushi-zushi: Steamed sushi, sushi for winter
simmer black soy beans for around 2 days
New Year's sweet-joyo manju
Cranes are the symbol of longevity
Ingredients-Yamato yam potato, rice flour,
kintoki carrot, red beans and sugar
The color combination of red & white is the symbol of happiness & longevity, and used for the New Year's dishes a lot.