Join Yuki-chan and her adopted family as they prepare for Japanese New Year festivities. Even though Yuki is originally from Japan, this is her first real introduction to all the customs—from pounding mochi with her Auntie to ringing the temple bell to enjoying all the yummy New Year’s day food. Learning more about her culture’s traditions makes it the best Japanese New Year ever! 

Includes recipes for Japanese New Year food:

  • Ozoni (New Year Soup)
  • Osumashi (Basic Clear Soup)
  • Konbu Maki
  • Nishime

Author: Tokie Ching

Illustrator: Kerina Salazar