It feels like we were hanging out Christmas baubles yesterday, but in an instant, Easter is upon us. The craved long weekend is the perfect time to gather your family and friends and celebrate being together. Whether you’re playing host, guest or the Easter Bunny, The Junction Fair is the perfect place to grab all of your essentials.
We all know that the best part of the long weekend is spending four days grazing on snacks. Too often we are so stuffed with cheese and wine, that we struggle to devour the main event. The Junction has an abundance of stores to help you create an enticing grazing platter. Indulge yourself in the warm aroma of freshly baked baguettes at Baker’s Delight. Their extensive range of artisan loaves, focaccias and scrolls provide the perfect foundation for your spread. Whip up some gourmet sandwiches for morning tea or a decadent cob loaf, oozing with cheesy goodness. Don’t forget to grab a pack or three of hot cross buns!
For all the trimmings to make your grazing spread Insta worthy, swing by Scoop. The wholefoods store boasts a specialised range of nuts, dried fruits and treats. Pair your creamy camembert with a locally sourced honey or your tangy cheddar with sweet dried apple.
Winter is coming, and the long weekend is the perfect chance to fire up the barbeque and enjoy the sunshine. The boys at The Pickled Pig butchery have all the juicy steaks and sausages to make your party sizzle. Their high-quality products are only surpassed by their exceptional service. Their display offers a tantalising range of cuts or check out their website for a fantastic range of Pickled Pig Packages that won’t cost you an arm and a rib.
You don’t need to spend hours slaving in the kitchen for a dish that will leave your guests mouths watering until New Year’s. The chirpy and experienced team at The Essential Ingredient know all the tips and tricks to creating a simply delicious dish. Any foodie feels like a kid in a candy store as they stroll through the aisles of lavish oils, gourmet spices and wholesome ingredients. Have a flick through their library of cookbooks for inspo or book into a cooking class to learn the art of something new. From Mediterranean to Moroccan, Asian fusion to modern Australian, the store is brimming with all the tools you need to make your get-together a success.
Easter is the perfect excuse to loosen your belt buckle and treat your sweet tooth. Don’t limit yourself to a Cadbury egg, savour gourmet treats that are well worth the calories. Devour a bag of chocolate dipped strawberries from Scoop or hit up The Essential Ingredient’s unique couverture chocolate range.
Thinking of the perfect gift to bring? Be the guest of the day and rock up with a six pack of Doughheads doughnuts. Their March menu will have you reminiscing on your childhood with nostalgic flavours like Snickers, Cookies and Cream and Fairy Bread.
From the warm up act to the main event and grand finale, The Junction Fair boasts all the pieces you need to make this Easter long weekend a show stopper. Stay ahead of the game and check out your favourite store’s holiday trading hours so you don’t miss out.