With influence from abroad bang on trend, British Baker decided to gather some inspiration from Japan. 

Reporter Bronya Smolen visited the Hyper Japan festival at the O2, to see what the food hall had to offer.

Green tea, red bean paste and sakura stood out at the festival as Japanese flavours that can prove popular, or at least intriguing, with the western taste pallet.

Watch the video below to get a real taste of bakery in Japan.