Kick off year 2016 and welcome 2017 by praying, wishing for prosperity, safety and good health. That’s because in Japan, New Year is celebrated with great fun and excitement where the festivity goes for a month.
Arrival of New Year is another fun holiday with traditional, cultural significance in Japan. It’s a traditional winter holiday for Japanese (first month) where people traditionally refers to visit a shrine or temple between January 1-7 and enjoy the traditional Japanese Food Donburi throught out the month.
Amidst celebration people love to enjoy Donburi which is a bowl filled with rice served with fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together. Donburi meals are popular food served especially at lunch time. Donburi is oversized rice bowls also called Don. Interestingly, the dish is sometimes cooked with sweetened or savory stews on rice served with all kind of ingredients.