Tag Archives: bread

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.

Foodie fashionables

Tokyo brand Q-Pot makes the cutest foodie jewellery and they have an online store! A little on the exy side (the strawberry macaroon ring is ¥3780 – A$50) but kawaii ne? (cute, right?) The hamburger necklaces work as charm necklaces; buy the basic hamburger then pay extra for charms such as ‘avocado slice’, ‘bacon’, ‘fried […]

Pan-tastic

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 […]

Aren’t we cute?

A rainy day at work was cutened up considerably when my workmate Charlotte (who lists ‘cake’ as her favourite food) ran over to my desk with an exciting discovery. “There’s a new vending machine downstairs. It’s a CAKE VENDING MACHINE!” [deep breath] “And the cakes have ANIMAL FACES ON THEM!” Just when I thought vending […]