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19 Recipes to Celebrate Australia Day ...

By Neecey

Awight me ole cobber? Ok, so I can’t speak with an Aussie accent but I can deliver you some recipes to show your solidarity with our cousins down under. (Literally in my case as I have family there!) There’s no real recognized Australian cuisine. Australian food is as multi-cultural as its population but there are some foods that have become nationally accepted as being true to the heart of Australian cuisine. On Jan 26th show your respect for Australia Day by trying one of these recipes for Australian food.

1 Chicken Parma

Chicken ParmaVia Easy Chicken Parmesan
An Italian name, but a bona fide Australian pub classic.

2 Lamingtons

LamingtonsVia Lovely Lamingtons
If Oz had a national cake, this would be it.

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3 Chiko Rolls

Chiko RollsVia RECIPE: Chiko Rolls
This Australian food icon was inspired by Chinese spring rolls.

4 Pavlova

PavlovaSourcea
The argument will continue to rage as to whether the pavlova was invented in Australia or New Zealand

5 King Prawns with Lemon Myrtle Mayonnaise

King Prawns with Lemon Myrtle MayonnaiseVia Aussie King Prawns with Lemon ...

Fresh seafood is a huge feature of Australian food and lemon myrtle is a fragrant spice endemic to Queensland.

6 Tim Tam Cake

Tim Tam CakeVia raspberri cupcakes: Tim Tam Cake
A cake based on the much loved chocolate biscuit.

7 Meat Pie

Meat PieVia Aussie Meat Pies Recipe
You can't tell anyone you're Australian unless you've eaten a meat pie.

8 Fairy Bread

Fairy BreadVia Cakelets and Doilies: Fairy Bread
Sliced white bread is cut into triangles, smeared with butter or margarine and covered in hundreds and thousands.

9 Vanilla Slice

Vanilla SliceVia madefromscratch.co.n
Like pavlova, New Zealanders also claim the vanilla slice. Although they call it the custard square, which is arguably more accurate. Aussies have the vanilla slice, Kiwis the custard square. Both winners.

10 Aussie Burger

Aussie BurgerAussie BurgerTime to try a burger with beetroot, fried egg and sometimes pineapple.

11 Grilled Kangaroo

Grilled KangarooVia Pig Pig's Corner | Grilled ...
Yep, they do eat the national animal.

12 Sausage Rolls

Sausage RollsVia Sausage Rolls The Australian Way ...
A favorite snack.

13 ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC BiscuitsVia megannskitchen.blogspot.com.au
Associated with Anzac Day on April 25, the biscuit is a crunchy commemoration of the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought in World War I.

14 Barbecued Snags

Barbecued SnagsVia Snags With Onions Cooked In ...
Can't have a barbie with a pile of snags (sausages).

15 Fish and Chips

Fish and ChipsVia Fish And Chips Recipe

I'm British but the best fish and chips I ever had was in Australia.

16 Iced Vovo Cake

Iced Vovo CakeVia raspberri cupcakes: Iced VoVo Cake
Another cake based on another much loved Aussie biscuit.

17 Roast Lamb

Roast LambVia Simple Garlic and Rosemary Roast ...
The easiest dish or celebrate Australia Day

18 Damper

DamperVia Australian Damper Recipes | Recipebridge ...
This iconic, cheap Australian food was the staple of road workers and bushies in days gone by.

19 And if All That Seems Too Much ...

And if All That Seems Too Much ...Via cntraveler.com
Vegemite on toast!

To all our Aussie readers - Happy Australia Day!

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