Kashi pan is the name given to unique Japanese filled or topped breads (kashi means sweet and pan means bread). An pan is a sweet bread created over 130 years ago, filled with an (red bean paste). Another variety, kare pan is deep fried and contains curry paste. Melon pan combines both the flavour and shape of a melon, and has a sweet crunchy surface. Mushi pan is a kind of steamed cake that comes in several different flavours such as cheese and green tea.