The sweet snack that stretches back to the 1500s

A brief history of dorayaki

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Dorayaki

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The basics

A sweet snack sandwich consisting of two pancake-style rounds of sponge cake, with a filling of (traditionally) azuki bean paste, which is made with adzuki (yes, different spelling) beans.

The place

Japan. You can also find variations elsewhere, including Kanom Tokyo in Th…

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