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Kolache Cravings Cafe & Bakery

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by Nekoburro (subscribe)
Freelance writer, traveller, foodie and graphic designer living at the gateway of the Yarra Valley and Melbourne's green belt suburbs..
Published July 2nd 2017
Fresh pillowy buns filled with sweet or savouy options
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As part of this year's Darebin Food and Wine Festival, I discovered Kolache Cravings, a modern yet industrial bakery and cafe, launched in 2016 by the lovely couple, Phil and Nona.

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So I booked myself for a night of kolache making, which included learning how to make these sweet or savoury filled buns! I had no idea what they were until the workshop, so if you are wondering where Phil and Nona got their inspiration from, it was in Texas, however, their early beginnings came from Czech and Eastern European origins.

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The bakery cafe uses fresh, natural and 100% free range ingredients to bring out the seasonal flavours; Spicy Pizza, Chorizo and Cheese, Cheese Kransky are all great winter comfort options.

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As we all stood around in the kitchen, Van, the head pastry chef, demonstrated his skills making the bread dough for the kolache. These were filled with herb and free range eggs!

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We all had a turn in scooping and filling one and patiently waited till they were ready to be eaten. The smell from the oven had our mouths drooling!

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The buns are so soft almost like a brioche, but not as sweet! This little cafe & bakery located on high street, Preston, makes this treat fresh daily and if you get there early enough, you may get a chance to see Van, behind the scenes making delicious soft pillow buns filled with sweet or savoury fillings! Yum

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Kolache Cravings has become a lunchtime favourite and I can't seem to stop at just one! You must stop by and try their pastries as well - anything filled with custard has my name on it!

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Come and say hi to Phil & Nona and their friendly staff who make you feel at home!

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Why? Delicious soft pillow filled buns and fresh pastries
When: Tuesdays-Fridays 6am-3pm, Saturday & Sundays 8am-3pm
Phone: 0478107420
Where: 105 High Street, Preston, Vic 3072
Cost: From $5 for the Kolache
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