The family with girls display a set of dolls together with peach which express as ward off evil, and have some special dishes.
We have chirashi-sushi (vinegared rice with scattered ingredients) and clam soup, and sweet white sake, ricecake cubes, and diamond-shaped rice cake.
Its Ingredients are selected from auspicious names of the foods.
Shrimps long life
Stem of a lotus
any colorful veritable are available.
Why clam soup?
Clam has two shells only overlap perfectly when they are from the same clam, thus it symbolizes chastity and a good match. Parents wish their daughter find the only one to marrige happily.
Clam is expensive in Japan , and our family can’t afford to buy. I bought shrimp soup!
Why sweet white sake?
It is called sweet white “sake”, but no alcohol and lots of various vitamines.
This is made from fermented rice.
Japanese belive purge evil from the body.
Why diamond-squaired race cake?
symbolic of the heart, represents the longing of parents when thinking about their kids.
white symbolizes means the land
green is the buds on the trees
and pink is life.
Three colors to absorb energy from nature.