What is osechi ryouri or ryori ?

A traditional kagamimochi 鏡餅 with the shrimp of the Ise Sea tied with golden and silver mizuhiki, the red and white mizuhiki, the fan, leaves and some sea weeds.

Osechi and New Year

The origins of the “osechi” are linked to the traditional and seasonal festivals around the year. They are the place where humans share a meal with Gods and Spirits to thank and honor them. It is also the case for 続きを読む: What is osechi ryouri or ryori ?