MELON PAN

Melon-pan

Originally spelled メロンパン, this bread is a type of brioche with a thin layer of sweet paste on top. There’s usually no melon flavor, the name would come from the shape of the sweet paste on top. Pan would come from pão, the Portuguese word for bread. The Portuguese first arrived in the 16th and since then … Read more

POMPE À L’HUILE

Pompe-à-lhuile

Originating from Provence in South-East France, this brioche is made from olive oil, not butter. It doesn’t contain eggs either as the region was quite poor few centuries ago. Also called “pòmpa a l’òli”, this brioche is part of the 13 Provencal Christmas dessert, tradition to have 13 desserts, biscuits, fruits and chocolate on the … Read more