4 Uniquely Japanese Kinds of Bread
Japan has done with bread what it does with so many outside ideas: adapted it for local consumption. Here are four prime examples of bread concepts that are original to Japan!
The Melon Pan of Asakusa
After you're done exploring Senso-ji Temple, duck around the corner to grab some sweet melon pan, one of Japan's oldest bread-based snacks.
Steamed Toast for the Perfect Slice
'Balmuda The Toaster' gives toast a golden brown surface and satisfying crunch while holding moisture and aroma inside—all thanks to a little steam power!
Get Creative with 5 Cool 'Irasuto-Pan' Recipes
Want to add a bit of character to your home-baked breads? Try out these 'irasuto-pan' recipes and create cuteness from crust to core.
Ghibli Artist's Bread Ad Will Melt Your Heart
A former Studio Ghibli animator has created a heartwarming new anime commercial to promote a pastry shop in Fukuoka. Just try not to get the feels!
This Matcha Bread Is the Cat's Meow
Get your hands on green tea cat-shaped bread or black cat-shaped bread at this bakery in Osaka.
8 Adorable Animal Bread Recipes
These eight adorable bread recipes will have you purring with satisfaction!
Feeling Sleepy? Go to 'Bread!'
Any way you slice it, this comfy, whimsical bread bed really takes the cake!
Kimuraya: Home of Anpan
With a history of over 140 years, Kimuraya still produces the first Japanese bread success—a bread confection called 'anpan.'
All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Spots for Under ¥1,000
Tokyo travelers won't want to miss these all-you-can-eat lunches for under ¥1,000, ranging from traditional Japanese restaurants to chic Western-style buffets—and eat-as-much-as-you-want bakeries!
Beautiful Bread Lamps Straight From the Bakery
Japanese artist Yukiko Morita combines lighting design and baked goods to create a new home décor trend that's 'on the rise.'
Dean & DeLuca Bread, Ranked
Dean & DeLuca offers some great bread in Japan—but which buns are worth the funds, and which should stay at the back of the rack?
2 Simple & Classic Japanese Bread Dishes
Ogura toast is a Nagoya-area staple, while croquette sandwiches can be found at bread shops across Japan. Find out the simple way to make these simple yet delicious dishes!
Spice up Your Sliced Bread with a Cute Bunny
Hop on over to Usagi-za Lepus Bakery to nibble on some bunny-shaped bread.
What Bread or Rice Says About You
Which do you prefer: bread or rice? Your answer may say something about your personality.
3 Must-Visit Bakeries in Kanazawa
Kanazawa bread shops are baking up the goods for residents and travelers alike, and we have the Top 3 bakeries you need to check out on your next trip.
Make Castella, Melon Pan & Anpan at Home!
Castella cakes, melon pan and anpan are three of the oldest baked goods in Japan. Here are great recipes for baking all three at home!
Watermelon Meets Bread in Cubic Form
Wanting to try cubed watermelon, but having anxiety over the sticker price? Try square watermelon bread instead!
Get Your Hands on Cute Cat-Shaped Bread Slices
This kitty-shaped bread is the greatest baked good to hit the shelves since sliced bread!
5 Baking Tutorials from Bread Channel
Want to become a better baker? Then you 'knead' to check out these five great video tutorials from Bread Channel.