If bread that looks like, uh, bread isn’t enough for you, how about bread that looks like watermelon?
Throughout Asia, melons are very much a summer food. And in Taiwan, you can eat “Watermelon Toast.” According to Pouch, this colorful bread got its start at a Taiwanese establishment called Jimmy’s Bakery.
Note how the packaging says “すいか” (suika), which is Japanese for watermelon.
The shape is seems inspired by Japan’s square watermelons.
The impetus, however, was apparently that kids might not have good appetites during the summer’s hot weather. But if bread was watermelon-shaped, children would want to eat it. Hell, I’m no kid, but I want to eat this.
The bread is made using powered green tea, strawberry, and bamboo charcoal. The vibrant colors really make this look like a summertime treat.
Top photo: Fanhcy
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