We Japanese love bread. Bread is another kind of food we developed unique culture. Today I will introduce 5 Japanese style breads.

1. Chocolate Cornet, Choco-Cornet (チョココロネ)

from Flickr

This is a soft bread which has shape like a shell. Inside, there are plenty of chocolate flavored cream. This is one of the most popular kind of bread for children.

2. Cream Bun, Cream-Pan (クリームパン)

Looks like a normal butter bread, but inside…

there are plenty of custard cream! The taste of cream depend on bakery, there are few bakeries that are famous fro cream ban.

3. Yakisoba Sandwich, Yakisoba-Pan  (焼きそばパン)

yakisoba pan

Yakisoba is a Japanese fried noodle with some veggies and meat, seasoned with soy sauce. Yakisoba sandwich is very simple as you can see in the picture, it is yakisoba on a hotdog ban. Tastes salty and noodles make your stomach pretty full. Perfect for snack when you are starving.

4. Curry Bread, Curry-Pan (カレーパン)

curry pan

Curry bread is another bread you can find everywhere. Curry Bread wraps an amount of Japanese style curry in a piece of dough.

curry pan

Usually it is deep fried, and eat after heating. Depends on the bakery but curry inside is usually not so spicy.

5. Pork-Cutlet Sandwich, Katsu-sand (かつサンド)

katsu sandwich

from Flickr

“Katsu” is a shortened term for “Tonkatsu”, which means deep fried pork, or pork cutlet. This sandwich sands pork cutlet and “tonkatsu” sauce with sliced bread.

All of them are pretty easy to find in every bakery and convenience store. How about trying one for breakfast?

Other articles about Japanese style western food:

Japanese Curry: History and Curry Based Dishes

Japanese Style Italian Food!? What is “Napolitan Pasta”?