New Year's Dishes
"Elephant: "Give me one more ozo-ni, please."
Lion: "Oh, how delicious this omo-chi is."
Badger: "Oh, I can't eat anymore."
Squirrel: "Oh boy, look at his stomach."
Giraffe: "How sticky this omo-chi is."
|New Year's decoration|
Diary Entry: Jan. 4, 1953
"Rain! Stayed in all day. Teruko-san made sukiyaki for supper and used sake in it and it was delicious.
|Caption reads: Sukiyaki, the most popular recipe, the "friendship dish" best known and loved by our foreign friends.|
After supper we went to Brays for dessert and to play with electric train. Children had a wonderful time."
NOTES: Images and recipe are from The Japanese Cookbook: 100 Favorite Japanese Recipes for Western Cooks, by Aya Kagawa, M.D., Tokyo, 1953. Omo-chi is the rice cake and ozo-ni is a soup which contains a rice cake served for New Years.