WHERE are the best beef mince pies in all the land? Not that far actually — Riverton to be exact.
Oven Crisp Bakery at Stockland Riverton has taken out the honours of best beef mince pie in the country at The Baking Association of Australia’s best pies and pastie competition.
The local bakery are no strangers to the title, having won the category five years in a row.
So what is their secret to the best beef mince pies in the nation?
Golden flaky pastry and a delicious filling with a secret spice helped Oven Crisp Bakery take the top prize.
“The base of the pastry must be just right, so not too thin and not too thick,’’ owner Jimmy Dang said.
“We only use quality beef in our filling and it’s always properly seasoned with our secret spice mix.
“It’s also important not to over fill the pie or else it will ooze out the top.”
While Oven Crisp Bakery are renowned nationally for their amazing pies, however Mr Dang says there is always room for improvement.
“We love that people love our pies, but we also love feedback on what we can do better,’’ he said.
“We are always looking to improve.”
The bakery have picked up a swag of top awards over the years including several at the Perth Royal Show.
Oven Crisp Bakery also have another store at Stockland Bullcreek Shopping Centre.
Multi award-winning Brighton Bakery picked up six awards at the WA Baking Industry Gala Dinner and Awards on June 29.
The bakery won the Premier Pie Award for its beef meat pie, which also topped the beef pie category.