Reimagine Easter

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:

⭐️ Deliver to – Bellfield, Ivanhoe, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Macleod & Rosanna.


⭐️ Slow Grain Deliver to some suburbs in Banyule – please check their website for your suburb or pre-order and pickup.

✅ 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.

You can also try your local healthfood store or @thrivebulkwholefoods in Eltham, or online @PopupPantryZeroWasteHome Macleod.

? 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

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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