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The Japanese celebrate the New Year Day with traditional New Year’s foods called Osechi Ryori (おせち料理). It’s considered the most important meal of the year as each dish serves as well-wishes for the coming year. So, what is Osechi Ryori? Similar to bento boxes, Osechi Ryori is stacked in 2-3 layers (4 for me!) of lacquer boxes (jubako) & there’s many dishes in each layer. The multi-tiered boxes symbolize the hope that happiness & wealth come continuously, like the layers of lacquerware.
Today’s Special New Year’s Menu:
00:00 Intro (Timecode by Celestial Lites)
00:15 Keio Department Store Picking Up Food
01:06 Spiffed Up (Kimono)
02:08 New Year’s Spiced Sake
02:50 Eric 3 choices, which sized sake bowl should he choose?
03:50 Gold Leaf Sake
04:55 Sashimi Platter (six kinds)
08:30 Traditional Ozoni Soup with Mochi
10:40 Osechi Main Event
12:20 Box #1 of 4
13:00 Salmon, Snail, Octopus
14:44 Smoked Mussel, Lobster
15:30 Calpis Water
16:10 Sea Bream & Herring Roe
16:45 Fu – Wheat Grain mystery food
17:25 Black Beans
17:45 Daikon Radish & Salmon Roe
18:10 Sweet Chestnut
18:20 How to get good with Chopsticks
19:20 Box #2 of 4
19:30 Kohaku Fish Cake, Sponge Cake Egg, Candied Walnuts
20:15 Cooked Scallop, Kombu, Kumquat
21:10 Squid, Duck Meat, Prawn
22:26 Burdock Root, Carrot, Sesame Seed Sweet Potato
23:30 Intermission – Buy Merch or not
24:00 Origami Paper Folding
25:31 Box #3 of 4
25:38 Fishcake/egg combo, sweet potato, grape flavored plum, mochi
27:12 Herring roe/kombu/edamame, TEXTURE, Fu, cod cube
29:10 Fancied up anchovies, yellowtail, fuki, konyaku, daikon radish, shitake mushroom, carrot, lotus root, burdock root, bamboo shoot
32:05 Japanese banana from Okinawa
32:30 Show Time
33:35 Box #4 of 4
33:55 Bacon cheese dogs, chicken fish cakes, shrimp dango, apricot, roast pork
36:25 Crab/pumkin fish cake, chicken with cheese fondue, sea plant salad
37:18 Scallops fish cake, meat fish cake, crab claw
39:05 Octopus salad, cheese chicken
39:45 More Cowpis, Mooooooo….
40:03 Rice cake sweets: Bird, Turtle, Year of the Cow, Cherries
43:10 Hot Green Tea
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