Friday, August 23, 2013
Gyeongju Summer Trip (Part 14): Gyeonggu PPang (경주빵)
The unmistakable downtown scenery that I found was the line up of shops specializing in Gyeongju specialty: 경주빵 or Gyeongju Ppang (Gyeongju bread).
We were like passing the street with this kind of shop....for a couple of times.
경주빵: if I could compare it with what we have back home in Jogja, it tastes more or less like Bakpia.
Another ppang store that I saw when I was on the Gyeongju City Tour Bus.
In fact...one of the things that people must buy as a gift or for personal craving...is this ppang.
The Gyeongju ppang is the one on top. The other twos wrapped in plastic were 찰보리빵. And this one tastes (again and again) like the one we have back home: kue serabi.
Who doesn't want to have a ''dip' of what Gyeongju has to offer in term of culinary trait?
Another simple reason was its cute, yet modern packaging.
This particular shop serves coffee, too. And while waiting for our bread to be served, we could just chill out inside the store:)
The street, the glass panes, the displayed empty box of would-be gift boxes:
I am pretty much sure that this kind of business is indeed a good thing to start with.
As for this one, it was taken at one corner of the restaurant..and ....the commotion..OMG.
Everyone seemed to have a taste for themselves.
Another displayed food that people might want to savor....
And this one, too. No, it's just...the glass pane showing the brand.
So..anyone wants to buy the ppang...just Google it down...
The TRUTH was that..we're deliberately ushered into this store to start bargaining.
The price was a bit expensive. The other day I saw a different one with cheaper prices...
anyway...if you have no time to go around looking for a decent gift-cake, just grab one or two....^^