Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Year Crossing Soba Noodle;

*Home made Year Crossing Soba Noodle*
We have a custom eating year-crossing soba-noodles 「年越し蕎麦」 for New Year's Eve Dinner.  Having this soba-noodle with family member quietly at home means a lot to greet the happy next year. There are several theories for how this custom started like the link explains, but the most popular one would be "wishing to have a thin long happy life" year-crossing noodles (link)
*Soba Noodle Making Guest*
Several says ago a lady 'who is my husband's colleague before he retired' tried to make soba noodle. He seemed happy to be able to become a master for her ;-)
The hardest part must be the cutting.

*This year's Year Crossing Soba Noodle I've made*
Thank you very much for stopping by,
I wish you will have wonderful Year End and New Year;
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10 comments:

  1. Hello Miyako, I wish you and your family all the best in 2020, a Happy & Healthy New Year!

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  2. Dearest Miyako,
    You seem to be quite a Lady Chef and your husband indeed is a Master Soba Maker!
    Happy New Year to you both in good health.
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  3. Hi Miyako san. You are very lucky to enjoy home-made Toshikoshi-soba! It looks sooo yummy :-) The lady must have had a wonderful time learning soba noodle making from a very skilled master. I would love to learn soba making if I have a chance, too!
    Happy New Year, Miyako san. I wish you and your family a wonderful 2020!

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  4. May I wish you and your husband a happy and healthy new year.

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  5. Family traditions are so much fun this time of year. It becomes a link between past and future. - Margy

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  6. Great post and I hope you have a wonderful 2020

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  7. All best wishes for 2020, Miyako.
    Diana

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  8. Your soba noddles look delicious, Miyako! Like your hubby's chef outfit! With these beautiful dishes, the New year now can come! Wishing you and your family a terrific 2010 with health and happiness! Also many thanks for for a full year of beautiful posts for All Seasons - greatly appreciated! Jesh

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  9. Miyako - your tradition with the year-crossing soba noodle is all the more special given that the noodles are hand-made! A labor of love! Happy New Year to you, my friend!

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