Tuesday, 16 August 2016

The Full Pantry, Croydon

·         Omelette, red Persian lentil chilli and corn salsa, burrata cheese, sourdough ($17.00)
·         Beef short rib, sticky glaze, cabbage slaw, charred lime ($20.00)
·         Pulled pork burger in a brioche bun, fried egg, cheese, chilli aioli, apricot relish, fried rosemary salt chips ($19.00)
·         Grilled chorizo sausage, cauliflower, mushroom, garlic charred ciabatta, balsamic red onion jam, fried egg ($19.00)

I picked the ‘Chai spiced French toast, ricotta, honey, rhubarb, raspberries and almonds ($16.00)’. What a gorgeous dish! The dried rhubarb standing proud made a striking statement whilst the scattering of pansy petals and flaked almonds added a graceful touch. The ginger flavour in the French toast was balanced by the tartness of the compote and the lusciousness of the ricotta. I loved it!

My dining companion chose the ‘Smoked mushrooms, beetroot hummus, broccolini, wilted kale, toasted buckwheat, almonds, scrambled eggs, grain sourdough ($18.00)’. This was also fantastic. The buttery eggs, the smoky mushrooms and the amazing flavour on the kale created a brilliant dish. 

My latte ($3.80) made with Capulus Coffee had a robust flavour.

In a new building complex on Maroondah Highway is The Full Pantry and Café. You can stock up on your lentils, seeds, and flours and then pop over to the adjoining café for a coffee. They have an All Day Brunch menu as well as The Full Pantry’s Muesli Bar. There is also a restaurant, Holy Basil Thai, opening up in the building complex soon…

Address: Shop 2 66-68 Maroondah Highway, Croydon, VIC

Phone: 03 9723 7466

Trading Hours:
Mon - Sat: 7.00am – 5.00pm

Full Pantry Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

P.S. Other eateries nearby are The Conservatory Café, Bekendales and Platinum

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