Kitchen Culture


tasty tidbits from the old-fashioned Japanese Kitchen


Kuri Kinton


(Sweet Chestnuts in Yam Paste)

 栗きんとん



Kuri kinton
(sweet chestnuts in yam paste), a New Year's treat.
a partial selection of osechi
(New Year's holiday food)



OSECHI おせち

top row:  datémaki (fish omelet)
middle row: tataki gobō (burdock root) and kombu maki (kelp-wrapped salmon)
bottom row: kuri kinton (sweet chestnuts in yam paste)