Okonomiyaki taiyaki: Sweet and savoury combination confuses the senses

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

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We love okonomiyaki and we love taiyaki, but will we love okonomiyaki taiyaki?

Taiyaki has gained a worldwide following over the years, with the humble fish-shaped sweet — usually filled with custard or a sweet red bean paste — now featuring some more unusual fillings like mint chocolate and corned beef.

Our food-loving reporter Mr Sato is a bit of a purist when it comes to taiyaki sweets, insisting that custard cream is always the best, but when he found out about a longstanding store that had an unusual savoury taiyaki on the menu, his curiosity got the

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