âMammoth breadâ is a memorable bread that combines various ingredients such as soft cream, fresh fruit jam, and savory nuts between soboro bread. As the name suggests, it has a hearty portion and size, and is perfect for a hearty snack with a glass of milk. In addition to mammoth, which is faithful to the basics, new ingredients such as black sesame cream, matcha ganache, and pumpkin paste have been added to create unique mammoth bread, which is thrilling the hearts of bread lovers. Here are 5 of the best mammoth bread restaurants that bring back memories.
1. Nakseongdae's âJean Boulangerieâ, a bakery that even the president enjoyed
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âJean Blangerieâ is a well-known place that delivered bread to the Blue House in the past. The âmammoth breadâ here is so popular that it can only be purchased in limited quantities at a fixed time. Mammoth, which is thoroughly filled with pea paste, chestnuts, jam, red bean paste, and fresh cream between firm soboro bread, has a heavy flavor. The cream isn't very sweet, so you can eat it casually until the end.
â²Location: 8, Nakseongdae-gil, Gwanak-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 07:00 â 22:00 every day
â²Price: Mammoth bread 7,000 won, fresh cream red bean bread 3,000 won
â²Testimonial (Homer.Simpson): It's a very happy place to have a bakery like this in the neighborhood. I was surprised that the price of bread wasn't as good as I expected, even though I chose this and that. The huge size of mammoth bread feels like a classic old-fashioned style! Even if I eat just one piece, I'm completely full.
2. Mammoth bread's brilliant transformation, Mangwon-dong's 'Two Feet Up'
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'Two Things Up' has continued its reputation by moving from Kumho-dong to Mangwon-dong. You can enjoy a variety of mammoth breads, such as âBammoth,â which contains plenty of chestnuts, to âMugwort Mammoth,â which contains a rich flavor of mugwort, âblack meat,â which is fascinated by its savory black sesame cream, and âPumpkin Mousse,â which has an attractive sweet pumpkin flavor. It's fun to choose and eat seasonal menus that are offered every season, such as corn and Stollen.
â²Location: 71, World Cup-ro 19-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: Wednesday â Saturday 12:30 â 19:00, Sunday to Tuesday, closed when bread runs out
â²Price: Bammoth 8,500 won, Mammousse 8,500 won
â²Testimonial (Shikigin Gamushamu): Starting with the basic chestnut moth, I was surprised that there are so many mammoth breads that can't be easily tasted anywhere else. It was nice that the mammoth had a rich mugwort flavor even when the bread was soboro.
3. A hearty bite to enjoy, Hapjeong-dong's âBread made by a single bodyâ
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âBread made by the bodyâ aims to make healthy bread with quality ingredients such as organic flour, natural butter, and extra virgin olive oil. The signature menu is âOne Bite Mammoth,â made by layering layers of raspberry jam, condensed milk cream, and red bean paste filled with cremble. The sweet and fresh jam provided by the condensed milk cream and red bean paste captures the flavors you can feel and creates a great balance.
â²Location: 14, World Cup-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 10:00 â 19:00 every day, closed on Sundays and Mondays
â²Price: One bite of mammoth 4,500 won, mugwort mochi ciabatta 4,500 won
â²Testimonial (Shikigami 88 Youth Parade): It's in an apartment shopping district, so if you go there for the first time, it may be hard to find one. Hehe, I liked the moderately sized mammoth, and the texture was attractive because the grains of homemade red bean paste were still there.
4. 'Le Pang Seokchon Store' at Seokchon Station, generously filled with ingredients
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âLe Pan Seokchon Branchâ bakes bread using naturally fermented varieties without adding chemical preservatives. The signature menu âMammoth Breadâ catches the eye with its impressive visual weight of 1.7 kg. The thick bread is full of cream, nuts, and whole chestnuts, adding a savory flavor and fun to chew on. Please note that mammoth bread operates at fixed times by dividing prepayment and on-site sales.
â²Location: 12, Baekjegobun-ro 41-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 09:00 â 22:00 every day
â²Price: Mammoth bread 9,000 won, Princess whole chestnut bread 5,800 won
â²Testimonial (Dim Sum Pancake): It doesn't contain preservatives, so I recommend eating it on the same day. After a few failures, I finally bought a mammoth bread, and it was actually bigger than A4 paper. It feels like it's filled with just the ingredients I need without any clutter.
5. 'Ugly Bakery' in Mangwon-dong, with a rich sweetness that wraps around the tongue
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âUgly Bakeryâ is a place that is popular on social media for showcasing unique combinations of ingredients. The signature menu is the deep green matcha ganache and the impressive matcha mammoth filled between soboro bread with matcha cream. You can experience the addictive sweetness and bitterness of crunchy nuts and moderately sweet red bean paste wrapped in matcha cream.
â²Location: 73, World Cup-ro 13-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â²Opening hours: 12:00 to 21:00 every day, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, closed when bread runs out
â²Price: Impressive Matcha Mammoth 5,000 won, Impressive Chocolate Mammoth 5,000 won
â²Testimonial (Hannah Shikigami): The wait was really long, but it was so delicious that I forgot everything the moment I ate the bread. The matcha mammoth has a very rich flavor, just like matcha tea is really draining your mouth!
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