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These are longevity peach buns. They are  the shape of a peach, filled with lotus paste,  coloured a bright festive pink and steamed. Traditionally, these buns are eaten at birthday celebrations by the elderly. In Chinese culture, The Peach is a symbol of long life.DSC07828IMG_2295IMG_1124DSC07815

Flashback Diner – Barrie, ON


  1. Josh says:

    Wasn’t this place a Country Style Donuts before the Galaxy as well? I seem to recall that the ceilings were REALLY yellow from all the smoking back in the day.

    1. Janette says:

      Hmm. I don’t remember that far back LOL. It could be from kitchen grease!

      1. Josh says:

        I really seem to recall thinking that they should’ve put a lighthouse in there near the register so it was easier to find your way there through everyone’s smoke. This was waaaaaaaay back though.

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