Bakery

Flavour of January: The Artisanal Rise

Jan 5, 2017 Bakery

The allure of from-the-farm produce is irresistible. More chefs and bakers are incorporating it and more customers want it. We take a look at the artisan journey and why it could be back in a big way. Written by Nichola Davies, Editor of Baking Business. Sowing and reaping has always had its benefits: the food […]

Giveaway: Pastry Seminar with Emmanuele Forcone

Sep 2, 2016 Bakery

World Pastry Champion, Emmanuele Forcone will run a dedicated 5 hour seminar covering the art of pastry technique and innovation. You will learn about geometrical pastry design, new techniques, and the importance of shaping award winning desserts. You will learn how to execute a meringue tube, a technique that was invented by Emmanuele for the World Championship […]

Organic Baking Comes Of Age

Aug 27, 2015 Bakery

Written by Irini Cavalliotis, Baking Business Image: The Tin Pin Bakery, Bondi. Image by Sue Robbins Photography One of the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing industries, organic food, is soaring to new heights… and it’s promising to give bakers a piece of the $6 billion pie. Australia’s appetite for organics is at an all-time high. Now, more […]

Single Origin Trend Graining Momentum

Aug 13, 2015 Bakery

Written by Irini Cavalliotis, Baking Business Given global trends towards direct trade are booming in coffee – no good hipster barista would be caught without an exotic selection of estate and micro-lot beans – it’s little wonder bakers and pastry chefs are joining the single-origin movement. By definition, single-origin refers to a product made of […]

Butter is back

Jul 18, 2015 Bakery

Written by Irini Cavalliotis, Baking Business Image: The Tin Pin Bakery, Bondi. Image by Sue Robbins Photography Two decades ago, more than 80 per cent of households reported consuming margarine. But today, the “I can’t believe it’s not butter” mantra has gone by the wayside as ‘real butter’ labelling makes a proud comeback. Around 60-70 […]

Trends in the Baking Scene

Jul 17, 2015 Bakery

Baked goods have long been popular with consumers – after all, who doesn’t love an indulgent brownie or melt-in-your-mouth croissant – so what can we expect to see on the baking scene for 2015? We break down trends in shopping and purchasing that are set to be key to bakeries. What consumers want Aside from […]

The Queen of Chocolate, Kirsten Tibballs

Feb 17, 2015 Bakery

Kirsten Tibballs has been proclaimed the ‘the queen of chocolate’ by Masterchef, and is one of Australia’s most celebrated and internationally respected pastry chefs and chocolatiers. Kirsten has represented Australia at the World Pastry Championships in Las Vegas, where she was recognised as the best in the world for her handmade chocolates, as well as […]

Knead to Know for the Industry

Jun 24, 2014 Bakery

In 2014, the country’s most anticipated and highly attended trade event for the food industry returns to Melbourne to celebrate its 30th birthday! A veritable candy store for those in the baking industry, Fine Food Australia is the largest and most relevant food and hospitality event – and with a dedicated Bakery World at the event, […]