【恵方巻 (えほうまき ehōmaki)】fortune roll
恵方巻 is a type of thick sushi roll called 太巻き futomaki eaten on 節分 Setsubun to welcome Spring and good fortune for the new season. 節分 meaning seasonal division is on February 3rd, which is the day before the first day of Spring called 立春.
Some regions have a tradition of eating the 恵方巻 facing the 恵方 lucky direction of the year.
A typical futomaki includes seven “縁起がいい” (engi ga ii) = “good luck” ingredients：
穴子 (anago = salt-water eel)
きゅうり (kyūri = cucumber)
しいたけ (shiitake mushroom)
人参 (ninjin = carrot)
玉子 (tamago = egg omelet)
かんぴょう (kanpyo = dried calabash)
桜 でんぶ (sakura denbu = sweet pink fish flakes)
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