Pressed Sushi “Oshi-Zushi” for “Hina-Matsuri”
Hina-Matsuri is a special day for girls in Japan.
“Ume” Japanese plum is now blooming! I love this fragrant. In March we have a special day for girls, “Hina-Matsuri”.
In this day there is a habit of eating sushi, because sushi is a festive meal. Sushi is written “寿司” in Kanji. literally 寿 “longevity and celebration”, 司 “govern”.
is a pressed sushi. 押し寿司（おしずし） literally “pressed sushi”
is a Girls’ Day in Japan, March 3. 雛祭り（ひなまつり） literally “festival for tiny”