Thursday, December 17, 2009


Anpan (Anpan) is a sweet bread with red bean paste content.

Bread is not a common food eaten by the Japanese before, but now many types of bread which is a typical Japanese food, such as: meron-pan, kurimu-pan, herb-pan, front koshian, OGURA an-pan, cherry an-pan, korone, and others. This may be because people versed in introducing Japanese food traditions from other countries and adapt to suit Japanese tastes.

An-pan was created in 1874, by the owner kimuraya bread in the Ginza district of Tokyo. Initially Yasube'e Kimura, the owner is trying to make bread according to Japanese tastes. Then by taking the idea of steamed manju is a Japanese traditional foods, bread didapatlah soft, sweet, easy to eat and fits well with the Japanese taste.