If you’ve ever been to Asia then you’ll recognise this familiar smell of freshly baked asian bread that flows through every train station and shopping centre. Bakeries similar to Breadtop are very common in Asia and are practically on every street corner (not even exaggerating).
I’ve always wanted to move to Singapore and one of the main reasons is so I can eat freshly baked asian bread on a daily basis. Now that Breadtop has opened up in Perth I have one less reason to move!
During their grand opening week we had to line up for around 10 minutes to even enter the shop. Breadtop is a small shop within Carousel shopping centre in Cannington so the shop is quite small and it becomes a squeeze when it is flooded with people. Lets be honest – you’ll see a lot of asian aunties and uncles here ahha. But I understand why. This place them reminds them of their home country. These days you won’t find a line to enter the shop but you still have to join the massive queue to check out.
When I was younger I prefered the sweet varieties. Now I lean towards the savoury varieties because the bun itself is already quite sweet. There is something for everyone here! The prices variety from $1.20 to $3+. It can be a cheap snack if you don’t eat much but given that the bread is super light and fluffy (as soft as sponge cake) it will cost you over $10 to be full. The bread will store for days unrefrigerated so don’t be afraid to stock up!!
Breadtop has become a really tasty (but fattening) addiction as I am coming back here at least once a week to stock up on bread. They do tend to change their varieties from time to time but its all pretty much the same flavours rotated over weeks. Be sure to check it out! I hope you’ll fall in love with it as much as I have. If you are not a bread person I’m sure a Breadtop experience will change your mind instantly. But if you have tried it and can say you are truly not a bread person then give their cakes, cookies, and hot drinks a shot. Mmmm I’m craving some now…