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Uzumaki bread (spiral bread)

uzumakiUzumaki bread is a sweet bun with white cream filling that looks like a spiral when the bread is cut. That’s where it gets its name as “Uzumaki” literally spiral.

To those who are fans of Japanese anime “Naruto,” the name Uzumaki might sound familiar, as the hero’s name in the anime is Uzumaki Naruto. This particular sweet bread is especially popular on Miyako Island.

It’s so sweet that one can feel the sugar when eating it. Although uzumaki bread is usually eaten as is, there are few other ways to serve it. One is to toast is, and other way is to make it into a French toast. It’s sweet so it’s a good match with coffee.



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