Friday, January 20, 2017

(1245) Did we mention that 2017...


...is the Year of the Rooster? Here, the birds on kagami-mochi (鏡餅), the special double cakes from pounded rice that play a central role in Japanese New Year customs.  

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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