White bread, “the big brekkie” & fine bakeries.
After two weeks in Australia, I have concluded that there several discernible constants.
“Damper,” a rough rustic bread is an iconic Australian bread that is traditionally cooked over a campfire. That’s not what you’re likely to find in a B&B. There, thin slices of square white bread prevail. The host typically leaves a carafe of juice, an electric tea kettle and a toaster plus makings for tea and coffee and some sliced bread plus butter and jam. Fortunately, good bakeries are scattered about that landscape, even in fairly small towns.
Banjo’s Bakery Cafe in Campbell Town, Tasmania turned out to be one of some 40 in the country.
Greek-inspired spinach pie was a good breakfast offering.
When there is a standard breakfast menu, you’ll usually find a choice of eggs (including Benedicts), pancakes and the