I was in the state library doing some drawing and listening to some funky tunes on my phone. I had heard there was a Day of the Donut event in melbourne central today, starting at 5pm till 7pm or until the donuts run out. My plan was finish drawing around 4:45pm. Roll up to melbourne central, browse a few of these donut stalls and maybe buy one (or two). Oh and message Levina to say lets go get donuts 😀
As i was walking to the area where it was, suddenly, very far from where the donuts were, i was stopped by this scene.
Wowsers! Thats a long line! I knew this already, but this just reaffirmed it for me. Melbourne loves donuts! 😀 heeh and i love how much melbourne loves donuts and food 🙂
Levina and her friend Sally came and I had a really great time chatting and getting excited about what we would see when we got to the front!
And i wasnt disappointed!
Look what we saw at the start!!
That is one massive donut!! Worthy of Homer! 😀
U can buy one too heheeh….. i immediately thought of my friend Tilly who loves donuts and thought it would be a funny birthday present 😀
Ok lets just say the donuts we saw and ate were delicious! But one highlight i want to focus on…
We were at this stall with some creative and yum looking donuts.
And then i saw this young guy standing there serving them. And i was like…… no waaayy…. could it be??
I looked at the boxes and they said Bistro Morgan! It couldnt be? Could it? I got really excited! I asked him, “Are you Morgan?”
And he said yes!
I was over the moon and i said i need go get a photo with you!! Levina took the picture for me!
I was so happy! Ive loved his story ever since i heard about it. He taught himself to cook at age 7. (When he saw people on masterchef cooking, he said “if they can do it, i can do it”). He started making dinner for his family every night. And then making donuts in his kitchen at home. Soon they became more and more popular and before long he was supplying cafes and bakeries around melbourne! At age 14 he was baking for 40 hours a week, and up to 3am each night making 300+ donuts. On top of doing school and athletics!
And his donuts are so fun, creative and delicious, a joy to eat! You can get them at some nice bakeries and cafes around town and also at places like the burger chain Royal Stacks. I had a great day today cos i got to tell him how much of a fan i was of him and his donuts! 🙂 hes really nice! 🙂