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.
Christmas is a time for togetherness, joy, and heartwarming culinary traditions that bring families closer. It’s a season where the aroma of delectable festive dishes fills the air, creating a symphony of flavours that ignite the spirit of the holidays. From traditional roasts to decadent desserts, food plays a central role in many Christmas celebrations … Read more
As the sun rises over the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, a sense of anticipation and excitement builds in Melbourne. It’s more than a game; it’s a tradition steeped in history, community, and undoubtedly, great food. A practice where the sizzling of sausages and the roaring of the crowd go hand in hand, giving birth to … Read more
Step right into a world where culinary artistry meets pure delight – the world of donuts! Over the years, what was once a basic pastry has experienced a fascinating change, becoming a symbol of indulgence, creativity, and a touch of magic. From its early origins to its present-day popularity, the history of donuts is a … Read more
“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” – James E. Faust Mother’s Day is an annual occasion celebrated around the world to honour and appreciate the incredible contributions of mothers and mother figures in everyone’s lives. It is a day dedicated to express love, gratitude, and respect for … Read more
In recent years, there has been a significant surge in interest and adoption of veganism as people around the world recognize the importance of sustainable and ethical food choices. Veganism goes beyond a simple dietary preference; it represents a compassionate way of living that aims to minimise harm to animals and the environment. Central to … Read more
As soon as the weather starts to turn cold, it seems like all we can think about is indulging in warm, cozy comfort food. And for many of us, nothing quite satisfies those winter cravings like a good old-fashioned pie. Baking a pie is more than just a culinary endeavor—it’s a way to create lasting … Read more
During World War I, soldiers fighting on the front lines were often deprived of many basic necessities, including access to fresh food. It was during this time that the humble ANZAC biscuit came to play a role in providing sustenance and comfort to soldiers serving in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). What … Read more
Easter is a magical time of year, looked forward to by young and old. Amidst all the excitement and celebration, there are two traditions that are particularly captivating and have become synonymous with Easter: Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns. Celebrating Easter No matter how you choose to celebrate Easter, the traditions of Easter eggs … Read more
As a food lover, you know that the buns you use in your recipes can make all the difference. There’s nothing like the aroma of a fresh bun, especially if it’s of the high-quality, soft, and buttery brioche buns from Glenroy Bakery. Whether you’re making delicious burgers, gourmet hot dogs, or scrumptious sliders, Glenroy Bakery’s … Read more
Bread is a staple food for many people around the world, and it has been a part of the human diet since ancient times. Throughout our history, bread has been an important source of nutrition, and it has played a part in many cultures and traditions. The Evolution of Bread Bread-making has been around for … Read more