“Taiyaki” is a Japanese confectionary, shaped like a fish.? It is made using regular pancake or waffle batter and Anko (sweetened Azuki beans) is the most common filling.
?“Taiyaki” translates into English as “baked Sea Bream”. Red Sea bream is known as a celebratory fish in Japanese food culture. You may have seen grilled Red Sea Bream at weddings or other celebrations. Whilst we don’t know why exactly Japanese start making Taiyaki into a fish shape, eating a whole sea bream must have brought a little pleasure to a lot of Japanese people.
Eating a warm, full of sweet paste Taiyaki will definitely bring you a little happiness and homely feel. So, it may be a good idea to have some Taiyaki when you want to celebrate a little something in your life.
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