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Tomato Santa and Cucumber Christmas Tree Recipe

There are a lot of tricks to make pretty shapes and cute characters with food in Japan.  You can see more traditional ones like plum flower-shaped carrots in Chikuzenni, and also Tako Sausage for Bento box.

Tomato Santa and Cucumber Christmas Tree are a Christmas version of this style.  You can not only use these as a plate of appetizers, but also add as side dishes for everyday dinner to show holiday spirit.  We eat cakes like Strawberry Shortcake and Buche de Noel for Christmas in Japan.  If you’re not a sweet person though, make Sushi Cake decorated with Tomato Santa and Cucumber Tree to enjoy the festivity.
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