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Nam Dae Moon Toronto

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Nam Dae Moon is a bakery specializing in traditional steamed Korean rice cakes known as tteok

The chain originated in China, founded by an ethnic Korean-Chinese who utilizes his family's recipes for healthy, chewy Korean rice cakes that are low in sugar. This is the first location in Canada.

Nam Dae Moon TorontoEverything here is baked and steamed in-house throughout the day, to ensure quality consistency and freshness. Texture is such a key component of traditional Korean rice cakes, and Nam Dae Moon takes the production of them very seriously.

Nam Dae Moon TorontoArguably one of the classic options here is the Redbean Glutinous Rice Cake ($6.99) made with sweet potato puree and red bean. It's chewy with a very subtle flavour.

Nam Dae Moon TorontoThe Sesame Glutinous Rice Cake ($5.99) has a mild black sesame taste that I wished was a bit stronger. 

Nam Dae Moon TorontoThe Osmanthus Rice Cake ($9.90) comes with a dollop of a special mixture of two kinds of osmanthus jelly squeezed on top. It might be my  favourite of the bunch.

nam dae moon torontoMore than just rice cakes, Nam Dae Moon also specializes in premium daifuku which are essentially mochi pastries filled with fruit. Like the tteok, they're also rolled and made fresh throughout the day.

Nam Dae Moon TorontoThe Milky Banana Daifuku ($3.99) is a whole banana paired with condensed milk, then wrapped with a mochi coating. It makes for a nice snack that's lightly sweet without going overboard.

Nam Dae Moon TorontoThe Durian Daifuku ($8.90) is smooth cream with a perfectly chewy outer casing. There's none of the typical durian pungency that normally overwhelms durian flavoured desserts.

nam dae moon torontoThe bakery also has various other offerings they rotate on and off the menu depending on the season and availability of ingredients.

Nam Dae Moon Toronto

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Hector Vasquez

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