Tag Archives: Cake

Tommy & Me, Macgregor

1 Sep

I love seeing suburban cafes grow and thrive, and better still there’s plenty of new ones in Belconnen making a real go of it (like Little Oink). Tommy & Me is ‘way out west’ in Macgregor, but rumours of enormous cupcakes (and I mean it literally), a great venue and good coffee sees us out there on a Saturday afternoon.

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Flute Bakery Redux

2 Mar

Flute Bakery is my fave, and has been for a long time. I’ve dedicated a lot of time to bringing people on board with the Flute love, from bringing cakes to work to telling everyone who’ll listen about it. It’s now two years since I last wrote about it, so it’s a good opportunity to check whether anything’s changed (hint: no – it’s just as good as it’s always been).

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Canberra Cake Club – February

23 Feb

Canberra Cake Club began after a lovely Perth blogger mentioned Perth’s Secret Cake Club to a group of enterprising Canberra bloggers… in just a matter of months the Club was formed and the first Canberra ‘Cakeup’ was held at Gold Creek’s Stripey Sundae around an icecream theme (what else!). February marks the second ever Cakeup…

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The Flute bakery

12 Feb

Canberrans and non-Canberrans alike will argue that Silo Bakery in Kingston is the best bakery in Canberra. I feel pity for these people, because that means they’ve never been to the

Mr Smith cake and 10 layer chocolate cake

actual best bakery in town: The Flute.

The Flute doesn’t do itself many favours by making a lot of the things we take for granted about bakeries – and even modern dining – and thumbing its nose at them. For starters, the bakery is in Fyshwick, hidden across the road from Super Toyworld and almost masked by trees and other industrial buildings. Add to that a crowded and confusing cashier area, opening hours of just 8am to 3pm (!), not being open on weekends (!!) and no Eftpos facilities (!!!), and you’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re deliberately trying to put themselves out of business.

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