Sushi roll of the blessing February 3

Do you know what is one of the type of sushi which called “Ehoumaki”?
On New Year’s day in old calendar, we have a casutam of eating sushi roll, which is called Ehoumaki, while we face to lucky direction. The lucky direction is west-southwest in this year and this direction is due to animal symbolic. It has became popular these years throughout Japan. We believe that eating Ehoumaki bring us happiness!! However, the old New Years had passed already just about two weeks ago…On next old New Year’s day, let’s eat Ehoumaki and be happier!

恵方巻き

ここ数年恵方巻きを食べる習慣が全国で広まりましたね。
恵方巻きは旧暦のお正月つまり、立春の日にその年の干支で最も演技が良いとされる方向を向いて食べる関西から広まった習慣で、恵方巻きを食べることで縁起かつぎをするそうです。今年は立春の日は過ぎてしまいましたが、次の立春の日には恵方巻きを食べて縁起担ぎをしてみませんか?