THE hunt is on for Australia’s best mushroom pie.
That’s right – not steak and mushroom pie, just mushroom.
The Australian Mushroom Growers Association (AMGA) has backed the Baking Association of Australia (BAA) to include a Best Mushroom Pie award within its prestigious baking competition in Sydney in May.
Held as part of the BAA annual three-day trade show, the competition attracts bakers from around the nation and typically receives more than 1700 entries from some 350 bakeries around Australia.
The competition sees the crowning of the industry’s two most prestigious and nationally recognised awards: Australia’s Best Pie and Australia’s Best Pastie.
The AMGA has sponsored the new mushroom pie category in hopes of lifting the profile of…