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A keen sense of smell

The smells of fresh bread often bring back as a source of pleasure. This odour seems to hold a special place among culinary smells. How do we interpret this?Bread is a highly symbolic food, linked to life and to religion. Bread is quintessential, essential and beneficial food. Its smell carries it all. It is unanimous because it only provides ...
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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...
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One grain to rule them all?

Wholegrain Bread
2grain
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:...
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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 ea...
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Let us entertain you!

cream cheese and smoked salmon bagel
Bruschetta
Danish Pastry
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 ...
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The history of the sandwich

John Montagu 4th Earl of Sandwich
Hillel sandwich
 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.The sandwich is undoubtedly the most ingenious use of bread in the history of, well, bread. Savoury. Sweet. Toasted. Fresh. Baked. Open. Submarine. Single slice....
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When fresh met frozen

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...
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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 Austral...
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Top 5 brunch recipes

snickers croissants
kale loaf
crisp ham n egg
baked pumpkin doughnuts
one eye sandwiches
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...
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The dude food trend

Nugget
calorias 1 full landscape
(http://www.quo.es/salud/calorias) There have always been trends in-and-around food; Fondou, crème brulee, brunch, sushi, kale, everything organic, Paleo, etc…And we are sure there will be many more to come. However, there is a trend that has piqued our interest, and that is the rise (and continuance) of the food trend known as ‘Dude Food’. As...
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The great Aussie sausage sizzle

bread
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 1...
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