Éhō Maki (Good Fortune Sushi Rolls) for Setsubun

created by Elizabeth Andoh

There are many foods are associated with Setsubun, everything from roasted dried soybeans (called daizu) that are tossed outside (to get rid of ogres) and then inside (to bring in good fortune) to mini plump rolls of sushi called éhō maki éhō (means "auspicious direction" and these uncut rolls of sushi are to be eaten while facing the auspicious direction—éhō—chosen for that particular year. Good fortune in 2020 will come from the West South-West).

Read more about Setsubun along with instructions for making your own Éhō Maki with the following recipes.