Anpan, a roll filled with bean paste, appeared for the first time in the Meiji period as a result of the introduction of bread, a Western staple. The delicacy is attributed to two brothers, one of whom studied the latest advances of breadmaking with Westerners living in Yokohama, while the other focussed on traditional Japanese confections in Tokyo. The result was an immediate success, and it remains extremely popular to this day.
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