NIPPONIA No. 40 March 15, 2007
Bon Appetit! Japanese Culture in the Kitchen
Japanese-style Pancakes with a Sweet Adzuki Bean Filling
Written by Otani Hiromi, food journalist
Photos by Kono Toshihiko
Break open the fluffy pancake and the adzuki bean paste looks delicious. These dora-yaki were made at Usagi-ya, Tokyo. The cartoon character Doraemon, popular throughout Japan, is well known for his craving for dora-yaki.