Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Osoji

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Films: Shakespeare Wallah & The Namesake
Cuisine: Indian

In Japan, they practice a tradition called Osoji, the annual housecleaning at year's end. Top to bottom, front to back, everything sparkling clean, from floorboards and bed linens, to the family altar. What a wonderful way to start the New Year. Now where'd I put my mop bucket and rubber gloves?...

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