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Baking Japanese Bread at Home

In Japan bread is called "Pan" whose name (pào) comes from Portugal together with Christian missions in the 16th Century. Japanese often eat bread as snacks since rice has been the most important food in Japanese cuisine, so that the bread was firstly developed as a side meal. Today´s bread is "An-pan" with a sweet bean paste and strawberry.

Bread is one of the oldest and the most staple foods in Europe which has spread across Japan and transformed with various names and forms.

Now you can see how Japanese enjoy the bread with Japanese customs.

An-Pan