Daily Archives: 2019-01-07

Seven Herbs Rice Porridge

In Japan, people eat the seven herbs rice porridge or ‘nanakusa-gayu’on Jan.7th.   The seven herbs porridge was introduced from China and then became popular in Japan by Edo period. Its original intention is to protect oneself against evils and invite good luck and longevity by eating the seven herbs that endure the cold winter. […]