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.

French toast

Why Brioche Makes The Best French Toast

For many, French toast recalls warm memories of weekend brunches and comforting breakfasts. But have you ever wondered what takes it from a simple dish to exceptional? The answer lies in the foundation – the bread itself. Here at Glenroy Bakery, we believe brioche is on a different level when crafting the ultimate French toast … Read more

IDAHOBIT Day

Let’s Celebrate Love in All Its Forms! It’s IDAHOBIT Day!

We’re thrilled to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) at Glenroy Bakery! This special day gives us an amazing opportunity to shine a light on the importance of understanding, tolerance, and acceptance for everyone, no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity. As a committed advocate of inclusivity and diversity in … Read more

Easter Egg Hunt in Melbourne

Looking Beyond Hot Cross Buns To Celebrate Easter This Year

Forget the same old, same old! Easter is hopping closer, and while we all love a good Hot Cross Bun (they practically define the season, right?), there’s a whole world of yummy Easter treats waiting to be discovered! This year, why not explore a basketful of creative delights that will tantalise your taste buds and … Read more

Valentines Day in Melbourne

Celebrate Love With Glenroy: Sweet Treats For Your Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, the celebration of love and affection, is a time-honoured tradition that goes beyond exchanging cards and flowers. For many, it’s an opportunity to express love through thoughtful gestures, and what better way to convey affection than through the art of culinary romance? In this blog, we’ll embark on a delightful journey exploring the … Read more

Chinese New Year in Melbourne

Chinese New Year: A Culinary Journey Through Tradition and Symbolism

A symphony of colours, customs, and, most importantly, a culinary festival that tantalises the taste buds accompany the Chinese New Year as its brilliant tapestry unfolds. The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, has a millennium-old history that exemplifies the diverse and vibrant culture of China. We dive into the core of … Read more

Boxing Day

Unbox Boxing Day in Australia: Feasts, Fun & Shopping!

Forget the post-Christmas slump, Boxing Day in Australia is all about kicking back and celebrating in style! This sun-kissed holiday is a day of family, friends, and feasts that stretch far beyond Christmas leftovers. Imagine sizzling barbecues, cricket matches under the warm sun, and the excitement of hunting for the best Boxing Day deals. Let … Read more

Christmas Feast

Top 10 Must Try Foods for Christmas Celebrations

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

Australian Rules Football

Australian Rules Football: A Tradition of Passion & Unique Flavours

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

Artisanal-Donuts-on-Display

The Fascinating Journey of Donuts Through History

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

History-of-Mothers-Day

Celebrating Mothers Around the World – International Mother’s Day

“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