Celebrate Setsubun, or Maslenitsa in the Ikigai Restaurant

Celebrate Setsubun, or Maslenitsa in the Ikigai Restaurant

Japan also celebrates the beginning of spring. It is called Setsubun. During this holiday, they traditionally bake pancakes, as we do here, in Ukraine. The difference between Japanese pancakes and ours – is that our pancakes are usually thin and can have different fillings. Japanese pancakes are puffy and very similar to griddlecakes. The Ikigai…