Reimagine Easter Swap #1 Hot cross buns
Things to think about when buying hot cross buns (or any bread):
Waste avoidance: Can I use my own reusable cloth bag or ask the person serving you “Would it be ok to put my order in these bags?”
Where is my local bakery?
#Banyule Micro Bakeries we know of:
⭐️ doughartybaker.com.au Deliver to – Bellfield, Ivanhoe, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Macleod & Rosanna.
✅ Other Bakeries in Banyule include:
BRIAR HILL– Briar Hill Traditional Bakehouse,
BUNDOORA – Bundoora Bakery, Bakers Delight Bundoora,
GREENSBOROUGH – Greensborough Bakehouse,
HEIDELBERG – Bakers Delight Warringal,
IVANHOE – Ivanhoe Bakery, Breadwise Ivanhoe, Brumby’s Ivanhoe,
LOWER PLENTY – Lower Plenty Bakehouse,
MONTMORENCY – Montmorency Bakehouse, Brumby’s Montmorency, Kim Kim Bakehouse,
ROSANNA – @BakersDelightRosanna, @Greville-Road-Bakery-172704110029202, Aus Vi Bakery,
ST HELENA – Bakers Delight St Helena,
WATSONIA – Diamond Village Hot Bread & Cakes, Watsonia Bakehouse, Bakers Choice Watsonia Road.
Where can I source basic baking ingredients?
Most supermarkets (chain stores and local IGAs) will have yeast and flour options in the baking supplies area.
If you want to explore sourdough:
If you want a sourdough starter, they are often listed in local Facebook groups or put a call out to your friends.
@pipmagazine has some great videos on sourdough, like this one https://pipmagazine.com.au/eat/sourdough-starter-video-series/
So many great options!
Reimagine Easter Swap #2 Easter Eggs
Buy from a local chocolate maker:
GREENSBOROUGH – Hahndorf’s Fine Chocolates Greensborough
IVANHOE – Chocilo Melbourne
YARRA VALLEY – (makes a fun day trip or order online) Yarra Valley Chocolaterie
Local Vegan or allergy-friendly chocolate shopping options:
IVANHOE – Ivanhoe Health food store
HEIDELBERG – Leos Fine Food & Wine
GREENSBOROUGH – Wholefood Merchants Greensborough
MONTMORENCY – Natural Food Market
ELTHAM – Organic Fix
Have we missed one of your favourites? What are your family’s #Easter traditions?
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