Friday, October 23, 2015

5 Must-visit Bakeries of Daegu, Korea you have to eat at before you die!

5 Must-visit Bakeries of Daegu, Korea you have to eat at before you die!
5 Must-Visit Bakeries of Daegu you have to eat at before you die!

More and more people are visiting Daegu from distant places just to visit the 5 famous bakeries!
Daegu Travel introduces the five famous must-visit bakeries where you can find delicate and tasty looking breads!

1. Sweet Red Bean Bun of Geundae Golmok Danpatppang 

In Yakjeon Street, Yangnyeongsi, Dongseungro, Daegu, you can find the sweet redbean buns of Geundae Golmok Danpatppang! Danpatppang means sweet redbean bun in Korean.
There are countless number of people missing the taste of the sweet redbean buns that they used to eat with milk during the 1960s and 1970s. Thus, bakeries reconstructing such flavor are opened a lot. Among them, Geundae Golmok Danpatppang is in the top five!

Its flavor is enjoyable with ingredients of natural butter, bay salt, and naturally fermented starter. Moreover, the red beans and walnuts stuffed in the buns are boiled and roasted in the store.
The store’s breads are mostly buns with red bean paste, including Redbean bun with cream, Redbean bun with green tea cream, Vegetables bun, and Soboro bun with red bean. The price range is 2,000won to 3,000won per bun.

▷ Must-eat? Redbean Bun with Iced green tea cream
You can enjoy the sweet taste of red beans and, at the same time, the smooth and cool flavor of green tea if refrigerated before eating.
▷ Where?
- 53-4, Dongseongno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Kore
- Daegu station

2. Banwoldang Croquette

They’re known for specializing in croquettes.
They offer various croquettes, including Curry croquette, Egg croquette, Cheese potato croquette, and Sweet pumpkin croquette. 

The croquettes can easily be sold out early since the bakery sells only a fixed amount per day in order to maintain their freshness.

▷ Must-eat? Up to your taste buds!
 Where? 88, Deoksan-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

3. Bbang-jangsu Danpatppang 

This bakery is where you can taste fresh bread everyday as their breads undergo 72 hours of low-temperature ripening to deepen the flavor.
There are nine breads, including Redbean bun, Cream redbean bun, and Sweet potato filled bun. The Green tea cream cheese bun and the Corn cream bun were added to their menu lately!
They have many stores in Daegu. As such, they are easily accessible since there are already three stores near Dongseongro - the center of Daegu.

▷ Must-eat? Cream redbean bun 
With a circular shape, and fully filled up with lots of cream and red bean paste.
▷ Where?
94-1, Namseongno, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
249-12, Dongin-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
166-1, Dongseongno 2-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

4. Gachang Jjinppang Street 

At the Gachang jjinppang(steamed bun) street, you’ll find an array of steamed bun stores lining up all the way to Gachang Spa Valley near Daegu. This street had been featured in TV shows, newspapers, and magazines several times making it famous nationwide.

The Jjinppang(steamed buns) and Mandu(dumplings) are made by hand. Jjinppang has the smooth and sweet red bean paste in the circular and white bun. As its name implies, it is not baked but steamed so its texture is very smooth and chewy.

The main menu items are Jjinppang, Wangmandu(big dumpling), Jjinmandu(steamed dumpling), and Kimchi mandu(Kimchi dumpling). The Jjinppang and Wangmandu is usually 3,000 per five pieces, and good for one person. It varies per store.

▷ Must-eat? Jjinppang(steamed bun)
▷ Where? Yonggye-ri, Gachang-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea

5. Samsong Bakery

This particular bakery has a very long history since its foundation in 1957. It is so famous that everyone knows about their "Mayakppang(addictive corn breads)".

The main menu items here are Mayakppang and Cream cheese chewy bun, Vegetables croquette, and Korean native cattle croquette. They are not fried with oil but baked with a weak fire.

▷ Must-eat? Mayakppang(addictive corn bread) and Cream cheese chewy bun
▷ Where?
- 7-6, Dongseongno 3-ga, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

- Dongdaegu train station

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