Sweet, soft, and milky are probably the best words to describe Japanese milky bread, which is also familiarly known by some people as Hokkaido milk bread. The airy interior structure and delightful aroma can make you crave it more.
Of all the things one might reasonably expect to find in downtown Utsunomiya, urban heart of Tochigi Prefecture, an old world style cafe dedicated to all things Beatles has to be far down the list.
Japan is famous for its food. It was even recognized as the UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013. Yet, when it comes to vegetarian, options can seem rather scarce. Recently we visited Kyoto and Osaka for sightseeing and had to find something we could eat, both meat-free and delicious.
Japanese desserts, and the art that goes into making them, are topics I can write endlessly on. Traditional Japanese desserts, otherwise known as wagashi (和菓子). No trip to Japan can be counted complete if you’ve not tasted wagashi. But then again, it’ll be hard to have a dessert that isn’t one! In this article, I’ll be introducing 3 baked desserts you can find in Japan that aren’t strictly wagashi, but are more of a Japanese-Western fusion.
Just two blocks South of the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in Ichigaya lies the “Swan & Lion” – a freshly opened British Deli & Bakery that gracefully roars out the message that British food can, contrary to popular belief, be pretty tasty too.