鯛焼き(Taiyaki) is traditional Japanese waffle stuffed with red bean(actually have many varieties of stuffing like custard cream, chocolate, etc) that shapes of WHOLE FISH.
This fish called 鯛 (Tai fish= Red Snapper).
There is a reason why it’s 鯛 (red snapper)…
1, Red snapper = Red is colour of “Good luck”! (Singapore also has same culture..?🧧)
2, Tai fish lives more than 40 years… symbol of “Long life”!
3, Whole fish (head to tail) means…
“To complete the things from beginning to the end”!
4, Tai fish is the fish that one of Japanese god is holding. This god for “Success of the business”!
This “Good luck” fish to wish everyone’s good luck and success of business
Every food has history and culture in it.
More you know, you will love it more…
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