Fresh From The Oven
Welcome to “Fresh From the Oven”, Glenroy Bakery’s blog and news archive.
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Our fresh content is written for the modern baker, and for all of those working in our dynamic and eclectic industry.
The only downside of sinking your teeth into a square of Cadbury chocolate? Guilt! When that chocolate melts on the tongue, nothing else matters. Resisting seconds (and thirds) requires every ounce of commitment… whether it means giving it away, throwing it the freezer, even the bin, just so it’s out of sight. Anything, to keep … Read more
Snags (and Vegemite) are as close to classically Australian food as it gets. “Shrimp on the barbie” is another parochial, ockerish phrase thrown around when foreigners meet Aussies. The Australian barbeque isn’t just food; it’s an experience that’s ingrained into the fabric of the land down under, mate! We have big backyards, an enviable summer … Read more
While summer is the favourite season for many, there’s something charming about winter… pumpkin soups, hearty pasta dishes, and slow cooked meals. It’s the time of year you give your body foods that’ll nourish it, through the cool season. You crave soups over salads, herbal teas before smoothies. It’s the months you spend more time … Read more
While you probably missed your local foodie spots, the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions has been the extra time to cook.
With the nationwide social distancing recommendation to slow the curve of COVID-19, your Easter activities and plans will probably need to change. Whether you normally get together at a family member’s house or use the long weekend to take a little holiday, this year will be different. None of us expected this to happen and … Read more
There’s something special about a fundraiser. The community comes together, the rides go up, and those delicious strawberry and cream-type treats are dished up (with cardboard utensils, of course). Think back to your old school or sports club. Fundraisers are one of the best ways to put on an entertaining event that makes money. It … Read more
As your mouth sinks into that soft, warm slice of banana bread, you’re not thinking about much else. But as you lick your fingers and search for every crumb of that flavour, you start to wonder if this slice of heaven is healthy. A sweet treat that tastes this good? Surely, it couldn’t be. But, … Read more
“You don’t mind, right?” Of course, you can’t say no. That wouldn’t be very festive, would it? But that magnificent Christmas lunch menu (that will be better than the year before) takes time to perfect.
Australia’s palette has always favoured diversity. Yes, there are timeless (and new) Aussie staples, like Vegemite, ‘Bunnings’ snags, meat pies, and smashed avo on toast. Our food takes a little from Europe and a dash from Asia, all the while respecting our bush tucker roots. Now also a wholesale vegan and halal food supplier in … Read more
Donuts have come a long way since Krispy Krème or Homer Simpson’s endless drooling. While often referenced in pop culture, donuts were that sweet snack that went too quickly. If you were lucky, you got the one with rainbow sprinkles. Otherwise, chocolate icing satisfied – the sausage roll’s complementary opposite. But today, donut making has … Read more