Tag Archives: bakery

Year of the pig

I guess swine flu fears have completely disappeared now that cute pig-related products are back on the market. This little piggy is from Anderson Danish bakery in Daimaru depato, Shinsaibashi. The pastry head was filled with raisins, and the pig was sitting on a pool of ‘mud’ (chocolate) on top of a custard-filled danish.


Japanese love pan (bread) and puns, and this turtle bread roll is a combo of both. A meron pan (melon bread roll) is a popular bakery treat; a sweet, round roll, crisscrossed on top and sprinkled with sugar. It’s named ‘melon’ because it resembles a rockmelon half. Anyway, some crazy bakers added legs, a tail […]