BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6332@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20201213T000000Z DTEND:20201213T000000Z DESCRIPTION:For many holidays\, both distinctly &ldquo\;American&rdquo\; an d traditionally Japanese\, Japanese American families share meals specific ally prepared for the occasion. From oshogatsu (New Years Day) to Christma s\, these flavors are closely tied to memories\, festivities\, and cultura l practices. Even while incarcerated during WWII\, Japanese Americans held on to their traditions and celebrations\, highlighting their perseverance and the importance of joyful gathering even in difficult times.\n\nIn the second part of this series\, we will explore how Japanese American cultur al holiday traditions\, such as <em>mochitsuki</em>\, or mochi making\, ha ve adapted over time with JANM Curator\, <strong>Emily Anderson</strong>\, <strong>Ph.D.</strong>\, and get a glimpse of what items from our <strong >collection</strong> reflect these stories. We will also hear firsthand fr om <strong>several generations of Japanese American home cooks</strong> ab out their own family holiday recipes. Finally\, audiences will learn how t o cook the traditional first meal of the year\, <em>ozoni</em>\, with cook book author and designer\, <strong>Azusa Oda</strong>\, in an easy cooking demo and tutorial.\n\n<em>This program is part of the series &ldquo\;A Ta ste of Home\,&rdquo\; supported by the Consul General of Japan in Los Ange les.</em>\n<em></em>\n<strong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/ 9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=a3ccfe9c-659c-4294-80e6-4e5beae71e19" tar get="_blank">RSVP NOW</a></strong> SUMMARY:A Taste of Home: Recipes for Celebration URL:/en/events/2020/12/13/a-taste-of-home-recipes-for-celebration/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR