The Bread Board

The Bread Board

The importance of special dietary menus

the importance of special dietary menus

A lot of thought and planning goes in to a menu. From creating and implementing certain dishes that capitalise on seasons and seasonal ingredients, to special events or an establishment’s theme (Greek, Italian, etc…). Menus will always need to go through some form of change to remain fresh, exciting and relevant. One way in which menus are changing is by providing alternatives for those who have special dietary requirements.

What kind of dietary requirements should you take in to consideration?

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One grain to rule them all?

When it comes to bread, do you know how many variations there are? There’s a lot. Sure, it’s not a definitive number, but when you consider there are well over 300 variations in Germany alone, of which some even have regional variations , you can kind of get the picture.

But one of the most confusing questions anyone has asked in regard to bread is: “Which bread is the best?”

In this blog, we focus on the three most common types of grain bread – wholemeal, wholegrains and multigrain, which are typically considered to have the most health benefits. So, what’s the difference between these grain breads and is there one that stands out superior to all the rest?

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Technology upgrades for the baking industry


Like every other manufacturing sector, baking continually faces challenges and competition to stay relevant and become more efficient. Aside from business and community pressures, there are also environmental pressures as well.

Once an industry that focused on the manual ‘hands-on’ approach, where the only way to increase production was to get up earlier and work longer hours, now, the baking industry has embraced technology.

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Let us entertain you!

With Spring already sprung and Summer hot on its heels, the weather is warming up and becoming more agreeable for entertaining. So. what’s a girl, or guy, to do?

This month we are taking a look at some of the most popular breads and pastries to serve and supply for the entertaining season. And how can we start this blog without featuring our finest and most popular product the…


While many tend to have them for breakfast with a coffee on the run, the humble croissant is far more versatile than you may think. Aside from the standard ham and cheese croissant, there are other toppings and fillings that can be used to add a great twist to such a classic.

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The history of the sandwich

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 Charting the rise of the sandwich, from invention to evolution, from where it’s been to where it’s going.

The humble sandwich. The ‘sando’. Two slices with the hearty stuff in between.

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When fresh met frozen

Croissants ready to prove blog

Whether you’re the person preparing the food or the person consuming it – or the person running the hospitality business that serves it – the shifting perceptions around fresh and frozen food are real. Perceptions are changing. And fast.

The changing image of fresh food and frozen food in the world of baking is being facilitated by the evolution and widespread industry adoption of par-baked and ready to prove bread products.

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Bakers Maison launches Coeliac Certified Range to meet growing market demand

bakers maison launches coeliac certified range to meet growing market demand

According to Coeliac Australia, approximately one in 70 Australians are affected by coeliac disease , a significant medical condition that can cause serious problems if it not diagnosed and treated. Coeliac disease is now four times more common in Australia than it was five decades ago. Recent research has also found that around 2.4 million Australians, or 10 per cent of the population, are following a gluten-free diet.

The term ‘food intolerance’ is becoming more widely known. The blanket term, covering intolerances and allergies is ‘food hypersensitivity’, and although some of the symptoms may be similar, food intolerances and allergies are not the same.

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Top 5 brunch recipes

It stands as a testament to humanity’s pursuit of finding more opportunities to eat that we came up with a new terminology and time slot to eat, like Brunch.

So, where did the term Brunch come from?

When you ask those in the food industry there is a lot of confusion surrounding its origins. Some say it originated in England, while others say New York, yet it can be confirmed the word brunch first appeared in print in an 1895 Hunter’s Weekly article by British author Guy Beringer, in an article aptly titled ‘Brunch: A Plea’.1

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The dude food trend




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The great Aussie sausage sizzle

the great aussie sausage sizzle

There is something about a sausage sizzle that makes people happy. It could be the name, or it could just be the fact that most people know when to get one on their Saturday mornings. Bunnings, we’re looking at you!

However, what most people do not know is the humble sausage sizzle was not always considered an Australian food. In fact, in the late 19th or early 20th century, a sausage sandwich was deemed a German or Italian style of food. Which was due to the type of sausage used to make the sandwich.

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