Traditional Recipes Japanese Cuisine

New Year's Eve Buckwheat Noodles with Mochi, Home for the Holidays #SundaySupper

At the stroke of midnight, gigantic temple bells reverberate in every neighborhood on the last day of the year. During my time in Tokyo, the sound struck an awe-filled sense of the sacred. In most households, December 31st is  when simple fare like toshi-koshi soba (New Year’s Eve buckwheat noodles) are served.