Japanese Green Tea Mochi Ice Cream

Japanese Green Tea Mochi Ice Cream

Mochi 餅 Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome or what we know as glutinous rice. Traditionally this rice cake is widely exchanged during the New Year in Japan but due to its popularity it is now available whole year round.

Mochi 餅 Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome or what we know as glutinous rice. Traditionally this rice cake is widely exchanged during the New Year in Japan but due to its popularity it is now available whole year round.

Cosmo Clock 21 in Yokohama. This ferris has a  New Year's Eve countdown on its clock. I was there last years eve 2011-2012. The fireworks show was awesome!!

Cosmo Clock 21 in Yokohama. This ferris has a New Year's Eve countdown on its clock. I was there last years eve 2011-2012. The fireworks show was awesome!!

Ozoni (Japanese New Year Mochi Soup) | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com @justonecookbook

Ozoni (Zoni) - Japanese New Year Mochi Soup

Ozoni (Japanese New Year Mochi Soup) | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com @justonecookbook

日本の正月 Japanese New Year

日本の正月 Japanese New Year

"Shimekazari" in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photography by Alex Abian of Flickr. Many Japanese decorate the entrances of their homes with Shimekazari during the New Year’s season to ward off evil spirits. They are made of Shimenawa, sacred Shinto rope of rice straw, used to indicate the sacred areas where gods descend.

"Shimekazari" in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photography by Alex Abian of Flickr. Many Japanese decorate the entrances of their homes with Shimekazari during the New Year’s season to ward off evil spirits. They are made of Shimenawa, sacred Shinto rope of rice straw, used to indicate the sacred areas where gods descend.

Kagami mochi 鏡餅 : Kagamimochi are sets of two round, flat rice cakes, in which a smaller one is placed on top of a larger one. Kagami mochi are offerings to the god of the New Year in Japan.

Kagami mochi 鏡餅 : Kagamimochi are sets of two round, flat rice cakes, in which a smaller one is placed on top of a larger one. Kagami mochi are offerings to the god of the New Year in Japan.

Japanese mochi soup お雑煮

Japanese mochi soup お雑煮

おせち osechi, Japanese cuisine for New Year's Day.

おせち osechi, Japanese cuisine for New Year's Day.

Japanese Lion Dance, Shishi-mai 獅子舞: The dance is commonly performed during the New Year where the lion dancers may be accompanied by flute and drum musicians.

Japanese Lion Dance, Shishi-mai 獅子舞: The dance is commonly performed during the New Year where the lion dancers may be accompanied by flute and drum musicians.

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