19.11.14

| Food | Japanese Bakery


There is a little bakery located in a large supermarket close to the place we call home in Japan and it has serious pulling power!  Such is its irresistibleness that I find it very difficult to walk past without popping in to see what new delights are on offer.

Here are a few things that wound up in my belly on our last trip:

Sweet potato bread. In Japan you can get purple sweet potatoes and these are delicious beyond belief. I just had to try one as I have not seen these anywhere else. Chewy, mildly sweet and really filling!
Kare-pan! Japanese curry bread. Basically a soft bun stuffed with japanese-style veg curry. Super popular outside of Japan too but it's near impossible to get them while they are still warm over here. I can't resist! 
Barbecue beef and mayonnaise buns. Yes, seriously delicious. I really should have got more!

Japanese bakeries are prolifically inventive with their baked creations. I have no idea how they keep churning out all these ideas and keep offering new, tasty, and cheap things to tempt me everyday that I am there. 





18 comments:

  1. These pictures evoked some serious tummy rumbling on my part! Have you ever tried purple yam pudding? Its made with coconut milk is a nice change from the usual custards!!

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  2. I blame Japanese bakeries for any weight I put on over there - sooo tasty and good!

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  3. I think I'd move right into this bakery, these look amazing!! I would be there all day eating these things, haha. Amazing....looooooooove it xx

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  4. looks heavenly! I have to say those sweet potato bread looks sooooo good <3 I love the smell of bakeries and I wish I can smell these haha x

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  5. Me too! To cheap and yummy to ignore right?

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  6. Never tried that Hasini! I would though!

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  7. ˚₊*(ˊॢo̶̶̷̤◡ुo̴̶̷̤ˋॢ)*₊˚⁎ わー!!!食べたい!!明太子大好き!!

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  8. If you could smell it, you too might get hooked!! hahaha

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  9. I wish Asian bakeries were better around here (DC). You think there would be, but I haven't found them. I'm a sucker for buttery plain bread.

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  10. Kare-pan sounds absolutely delicious! I've never seen them in Vancouver, which is actually quite surprising, but will definitely be trying to hunt some down - warm or not - next time we're in London.
    xox,
    Cee

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  11. If you are in London, you can try buying them in Japan Centre nr Piccadilly Circus or in Arigatou on Brewer St.

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  12. Me too! In london - it's all average kare-pan and melon-pan.

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  13. Kare-pan!! Yes, we have a Japanese-style bakery near here and their Kare-pans are usually the first to go. So good, why can't anyone "think" of deep-frying bread :-D

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  14. Ahhhh I miss Japanese bread so much! Though I never liked age-pan that came with the school lunches. If, by any chance, you make it to Frankfurt, there's a Japanese cafe called Iimori, which does a very wide range of Japanese baked goods - fresh!

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  15. AH I think I'll love going to Japan just for the food alone (maybe even just the bakeries) So many delicious-looking options to choose from :P

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  16. i loooooove curry pan. omg. wait is that the same thing as curry croquettes? i love them stuffed with potatoes and tuna too. ahhh i'm in the mood for one!

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  17. I am hungry right now even though I havent heard of any of them. They looks delicious!

    Katrina Sophia

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