Food & Drink | DESSERT WATCH

Sweet cream between soft buns at Omotesando's Anovan bakery

by Patrick ST. Michel

Special To The Japan Times

The quaint Anovan bakery, which opened last week, offers several varieties of fluffy French pasty bouchee — a custard-like flavored cream sandwiched between two soft buns.

The treats (¥300 each) are sold at the bakery’s Shibuya store (4-26-22 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo), a one-minute walk from Omotesando Hills.

Flavors include fromage, chocolate, green tea and strawberry (a highlight, as it’s loaded with chunks of real fruit). One pastry makes for a substantial snack, so if you need a sweet pick-me-up, swing by Anovan.

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