Do you any traditional food for celebrating new year?
Toshikoshi soba buckwheat noodle, year-crossing noodle, is a Japanese traditional noodle bowl dish eaten on New Year’s Eve. These custom lets go of hardship of the year because soba noodles are easily cut while eating.
I made Japanese fusion of Hiroshima style Okonomiyaki & crispy Soba(buckwheat) noodle fusion.
The tradition started around the Edo period (1603-1867) and there are several theories believed that long soba noodles symbolize a long life.
The buckwheat plant can survive severe weather during growing period, soba represents strength and resiliency.