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Australian/New Zealand Food: Most Popular Articles

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An Aussie Bake Sale Favorite: Homemade Little...
This recipe for Lamingtons has been making kids around Australia happy for decades. The Lamington is a little sponge cake dipped in chocolate icing and then rolled in desiccated coconut.
Ricotta with Honey & Pistachios
Ricotta with Honey & Pistachios
Master the Art of Meringue with this Pavlova...
Try out this delicious Pavlova recipe -- it's New Zealand's national dessert and rightly so. The Pavlova is a meringue shell with a marshmellowy centre topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit.
How to Make an Awesome Aussie Meat Pie
The delicious Aussie meat pie is a small pie filled with ground beef, onions and gravy. The pie is usually topped with tomato sauce.
Your Comprehensive Oven Temperature Conversion...
A Quick Guide to Oven Temperature Conversions
Australia Day Recipes
Australia Day Recipes
A Healthy Homemade Snack: Best Toasted Muesli...
Toasted muesli is such a simple and delicious breakfast meal. The muesli is made of rolled oats combined with a mixture of nuts, seeds, desiccated coconut, honey and a little canola oil.
New Zealand Chocolate and Cornflake Afghan...
Afghan Biscuits are a Kiwi favorite. The chocolate and cornflake biscuit, also known as a
Top 10 Aussie Passionfruit Recipes
Top 10 Passionfruit Recipes
Curried Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk and...
This curried sweet potato soup with coconut milk is aromatically spiced and delicately creamy.
How to Make Pan-Fried Trout with Garlic and Lemon
Trout's subtle flavor is best left to speak for itself. This recipe's flavors are simple -- garlic, lemon juice and a little butter is all that's required.
Maori Boil-Up
The Maori Boil-up is a delicious soup normally made with a pork stock base. In this recipe the soup is cooked with tender pork filets, spinach, watercress and fluffy pumpkin dumplings.
How to Make a Traditional Rosemary Lamb Roast
A succulent and simple lamb roast recipe - one of Australia and New Zealand's favorite ways to enjoy lamb.
How to Make a Caesar Salad with Perfect...
Whip up a Caesar salad for lunch or dinner with this simple and delicious recipe consisting of boiled eggs, crispy bacon and crunchy croutons.
Impress Your Guests with These Gorgeous Glazed...
Turn up to your next tea party with these delightful homemade glazed fruit tarts. Sweet, buttery shortcrust tarts are filled with creme patisserie and topped with strawberries, mandarins, kiwi fruit, blueberries and raspberries.
11 Iconic Australian and New Zealand Foods
Iconic Australian Foods - Iconic New Zealand Foods
Goodbye Packaged Granola Bars, Hello Homemade...
Try out this delicious muesli bar recipe -- it's so simple to prepare and packed full of nutritious nuts.
The Tim Tam Slam
The Tim Tam Slam is an Aussie coffee ritual. The Tim Tam Slam is a method of using these cookies as a straw to suck up a hot drink, like coffee and then eating it before it explodes.
Barbecued Shrimp with Mango Lime Mayonnaise
If you ever need something quick, simple and impressive to feed yourself or a crowd, look no further than this barbecue shrimp with mango lime mayonnaise.
Marinated Lamb Backstrap
Lamb backstrap is a top grade cut of lamb that's perfect for marinating, barbecuing and grilling. It's tender and full of flavor. In this recipe, lamb backstraps are marinated in Middle Eastern herbs and spices and then barbecued to perfection.
Vanilla Rice Pudding
The ultimate comfort food, vanilla rice pudding with sooth and satisfy your dessert craving.
How to Make All-Natural Strawberry Jam
There is something very special about making homemade strawberry jam. It tastes purer and more intense and it's natural. This simple recipe is a great way to fall in love with jam making.
Curried Carrot and Turnip Soup
A rich and creamy curried carrot and turnip soup which is wonderfully satisfying as an appetizer or a main course. Despite its richness, there's actually no milk or cream in this soup -- just a little sour cream stirred through before serving.
A Guide to Butter Conversions: From Grams to...
Butter Measurement Conversions. Australian / New Zealand Food.
An Introduction to Australian and New Zealand...
Australian and New Zealand food is diverse and innovative. Both countries incorporate native produce and produce introduced by the many cultures living in them today.
ANZAC Biscuits: The Original Australian...
The ANZAC Biscuit plays an important part in Australian and New Zealand History. The simple yet delicious biscuits are made of oats, desiccated coconut, butter, sugar and flour.
Beer Battered Fish and Chips
White fish filets are coated with a light beer batter and fried to perfection. The fish is served with fries and Thai sweet chili sauce for dipping.
Louise Cake Slice
The Louise cake is an old fashioned treat in New Zealand that consists of a biscuit or thin cake base topped with raspberry jam and coconut meringue. The cake is baked in the oven and then served with fresh raspberries on top.
Vegemite - An Australian Icon
A savory spread that defies description
Lemon Barley Water
Lemon barley water is a delicious, old fashioned drink that was once considered to be a remedy for the weak. These days its simply enjoyed as a refreshing drink for all occasions.
Honey Mustard Lamb Rack
This honey mustard lamb rack recipe is a great-tasting show-stopper -- and so easy to prepare, you'll be embarrassed by all the praise.
Beef Rib Eye Roast with Red Wine Gravy
Flavored with garlic and fresh rosemary and served with a delicious red wine and gravy, this simple beef rib eye roast makes for a wonderful family dinner.
Australia Day
Australia Day is celebrated on January 26 of each year. Find out how to commemorate the day with fun activities and delicious food.
Delicious Homemade Banana Yogurt Cake
Sweet, moist and delicious, this banana yogurt cake is a family favorite.
Quinoa, Tuna and Chickpea Salad
One of my all-time favorite salads and so easy to make -- quinoa, tuna and chickpea salad tossed with baby spinach, celery, fresh mint and cilantro, spring onions and baby tomatoes.
Bondi Chicken Burger Copy Cat: The Portuguese...
This mouth-watering Portuguese chicken burger was born in Bondi but has spread throughout Australia and New Zealand. The burger consists of pan-fried chicken breasts topped with a chili sauce, romaine lettuce, several slices of provolone cheese and mayonnaise.
8 Edible Australian Souvenirs for Foodies
8 Australian food icons that make perfect souvenirs
Perfect Eggs Florentine with Homemade...
Treat yourself to a gorgeous breakfast of eggs Florentine. Poached eggs are served on toasted sourdough bread with spinach and a creamy Hollandaise sauce.
Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes
Treat yourself to some gorgeous lemon ricotta cupcakes topped with luscious lemon glaze icing.
Tempura Fried Fish Burger with Homemade Tartar...
A succulent fish burger -- the white fish is coated in a light batter and then fried to perfection. Served on a toasted hamburger bun with homemade tartar sauce and hand-cut potato chips.
How to Cut a Kiwi Step by Step Instructions
Step by Step instructions on how to cut a kiwi fruit. Page 2.
Easy Sausage Casserole
Recipe for an Easy Sausage Casserole
Strawberry curd
Prepare an irresistible treat, perfect for enjoying on toast, as a cheesecake topping, stirred through whipped cream, or as a spongecake filling.
Lamingtons
An Aussie favorite, the Lamington is a spongecake square dipped in chocolate icing and then rolled in desiccated coconut. Step-by-step instructions included.
Pavlova Recipe Step-by-Step Instructions
Step by Step Instructions on how to prepare a Pavlova
Crispy Baked Potatoes
Try brushing par-boiled potatoes with a mixture of olive oil, butter and sea salt for perfect, crispy roast potatoes.
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Bolognese -- a classic, hearty recipe that never goes out of fashion.
Apple and Cinnamon Damper
Damper is a traditional Australian bread made without yeast and consisting usually of just flour, water, salt and a little sugar. This particular recipe spices up damper with the combination of grated apple, fragrant cinnamon and brown sugar. The hot damper is then spread with a little butter and topped with rich, dark maple syrup. Can you resist?
Clam Pasta with Garlic, Tomato, and White Wine...
What better dish to serve at a dinner party than steaming plates of clam pasta. The sweet clams are steamed in a light broth of fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic and white wine and served with spaghetti or linguine pasta.
Top 10 Lamb Recipes
Top 10 Australian & New Zealand Lamb Recipes
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
Kumara is also known as roasted sweet potato salad.
Top 10 Indulgent Wintertime Desserts
List of top 10 winter desserts
Sweet and Creamy Passionfruit Butter with Fresh...
Passionfruit Butter is so simple to prepare and absolutely delicious on a piece of toast for breakfast or as a pastry filling.
Crumbed Lamb Cutlets
Crumbed lamb cutlets are a favorite amongst Kiwis and Aussies. Some recipes are quite inventive but this simple recipe is a popular one and a great place to start.
Hamburger with the Lot
This Australian hamburger usually consists of a juicy beef patty in a bun with cheese, sliced tomato, canned beetroot, onions, lettuce, bacon and an egg.
Barbecued Shrimp with Thai Dipping Sauce
For an easy summer starter, try these succulent barbecued shrimp served with a spicy, sweet, salty and sour Thai dipping sauce.
Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls
Try out a sausage roll with a Thai twist by adding garlic, chili and some fragrant cilantro.
famous australian foods, famous new zealand...
Find out more about some iconic Australian and New Zealand Foods from the famous pavlova to the savory spread known as Vegemite.
Mango and Passionfruit Lassi
The traditional Indian Mango lassi is given an Aussie twist with the addition of passionfruit.
Steak & Mushroom Pie
This slow-cooked Steak and Mushroom Pie Recipe this meat pie recipe is a traditional Aussie dish which takes its roots from British cuisine. It is well worth the wait as the steak is amazingly tender and full of flavor.
Roasted Vegetable Risoni
Roasted vegetable risoni is a great alternative to risotto and it takes just a fraction of the time to prepare!
Healthy Grilled Chicken Salad with Simple...
This simple recipe for chicken salad is great for lunch or dinner. It's easy to prepare and the only cooking required is the grilling of the chicken. The salad consists of crispy romaine lettuce, tomatoes, Spanish onion and feta, all topped with a delicious olive oil and white wine vinegar dressing.
Apple and Passionfruit Crumble
A delicious apple and tropical passionfruit crumble topped with crunchy ANZAC biscuits and vanilla ice-cream. A delicious treat for winter or summer.
Passionfruit Souffle
The souffle is a delicate baked dish made from eggs yolks and whipped egg whites. It can be served as a savory dish or in this case, as a dessert. This passionsfruit souffle is infused with vanilla beans and fresh passionfruit.
Oysters Kilpatrick
Pick up some freshly shucked oysters and top them with crispy smoked bacon, Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar and butter for a lip-smacking appetizer.
Roasted vegetable quiche
Use up leftover roasted vegetables in this classic quiche recipe. The vibrant colors and flavors of this delicious quiche are sure to become a family favorite.
Chocolate Banana Milkshake
The chocolate banana milkshake -- perfect for a quick, delicious and filling breakfast.
Cheese & Olive Damper
Baking bread has never been easier! This modern damper recipe is a take on the traditional Australian bread. Damper is a yeastless bread made with flour, salt, water and sometimes milk. This particular cheese & olive damper recipe gives the bread a makeover with the use of Parmesan cheese, black olives and the inclusion of butter.
Banana Lassi
Try something a little different with this delicious banana lassi. The combination of ripe bananas, natural yogurt, milk and a little cardamom powder makes for a refreshing and nutritious drink.
Yogurt Pannacota with Passionfruit Syrup
A gorgeous dessert -- yogurt panna cotta is infused with honey and vanilla and served with a tropical passion fruit syrup.
Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
A favorite Australian breakfast -- Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
Roasted Beet & Mango Salad
Try out this colorful and delicious beetroot salad. The earthy sweetness of the roasted beets is complimented by the tart sweetness of the tropical mango.
An Introduction to New Zealand Food
An Introduction to New Zealand Food. Page 2.
Passionfruit Pound Cake
Treat yourself to a buttery passionfruit pound cake made with low-fat ricotta cheese. The rich cake has a beautiful golden crust and is topped with passionfruit cream cheese icing.
Individual Potato Pies
The individual pies are filled with delicious ground beef with gravy and topped with creamy mashed potato.
Hokey Pokey Ice-cream
Hokey Pokey is New Zealand's most popular ice-cream flavor and rightly so. Just imagine your favorite vanilla ice-cream peppered with crunchy bites of honeycomb.
Making Mayonnaise
Make your own mayonnaise with these simple step-by-step instructions. Page 4.
A Guide to Australian Honey
A Guide to Australian Honey: Part One
Orange, Banana, Strawberry & Yogurt Smoothie
My take on Bill Granger's famous sunrise drink -- an orange, banana, strawberry and yogurt smoothie. Delicious indeed.
Grilled Bananas with Passionfruit and Yogurt
Whip up a quick and mouthwatering dessert of grilled bananas topped with vanilla yogurt and tropical passionfruit.
Coconut Macaroons
Try out this simple recipe for mouthwatering coconut macaroons. The golden coconut stacks are crispy on the outside and soft and sweet on the inside.
Recipe for curry puffs
Recipe for Curry Puffs. Australian/New Zealand Food.
Scones with Jam and Cream
Scones are little round cakes that go by the name of 'biscuits' in North America. This recipe is so simple to make that I often prepare the scones fresh when I have friends over. The recipe calls for the use of buttermilk which results in an incredibly light and fluffy scone.
Top 10 Favorite Australian Chicken Dinner Recipes
Browse through this mouthwatering collection of Top 10 chicken recipes. We've got everything from Thai chicken sausage rolls to a good, old fashioned roast chicken.
Vanilla Poached Plums
Delicious served with vanilla ice-cream, custard, cream or even porridge, vanilla poached plums are easy to prepare and taste absolutely gorgeous.
Pappardelle with Seasoned Slow-Cooked Lamb Ragu
A simple, rustic pasta dish of pappardelle with lamb ragu. In this recipe, lamb shoulder is slowly braised with tomatoes and peppers until it becomes tender and then served with fresh pappardelle noodles.
Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Jam thumbprint cookies are so easy to make. You can fill the thumbprint with nuts, chocolate or in this case, homemade strawberry jam.
Aussie Breakfast Fry-up
A typical Aussie breakfast consisting of bacon, eggs, toasted and baked beans.
Making Lamingtons
Make Australia's favorite lamington spongecake with these simple step-by-step instructions. Page 9.
Surprisingly Simple Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie...
No time to sit down for breakfast? Try out this quick and easy recipe for a healthy and delicious smoothie.
Bacon and Egg Pie
Find out how to make a delicious and simple bacon and egg pie. Great hot or cold, the pie can be eaten at any time of the day.
The Insider's Guide to Yum Cha
Guide to Eating Yum Cha (dim sum)
Beef Stew with Red Wine & Vegetables
Warm yourself on a cold night with a bowl of beef and vegetable stew. Tender chunks of beef are gently cooked in a red wine sauce with potatoes, carrots and shitake mushrooms. This beef stew is bound to become a family favorite.
Lamb Biryani
Biryani is a rice-based dish commonly eaten in India and the Middle East. This recipe uses ground lamb seasoned with fragrant spices and fresh herbs and then cooked in a light tomato sauce with green beans.
The Secret to Snacking
Find out the secrets to healthy snacking that will help you maintain a healthy and balanced diet. Delicious snack ideas are included.
Cottage Pie
The cottage pie is a hearty and simple dish to prepare and is inspired by cooking from the British Isles. View this Australian version of the recipe.
Moroccan Lamb Roast
The combination of cumin, paprika, fresh mint, garlic and lemon juice makes for an exotic marinade for this Moroccan Lamb Roast Recipe.
Potato and Vegetable Pie
The perfect recipe for a nutritious and delicious vegetarian meal, this potato and vegetable pie is so easy to prepare and makes for great leftovers the next day.
Victoria Bitter (VB) - Australia's Most Popular...
An article on Australia's most popular beer -- Victoria Bitter.
Mini Pavlovas with Pomegranates Recipe
Recipe for mini pavlovas and pomegranate seeds
Peach Melba
The iconic dessert was made in honor of Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba by French chef Auguste Escoffier at London's Savoy hotel in 1894. Fragrant peaches are poached and served with raspberry sauce and vanilla bean ice-cream.
Chickpea, Spinach & Avocado Salad
Chickpea, Spinach & Avocado Salad
Orange and Passionfruit Juice
Refresh yourself with a glass of freshly squeezed orange and passionfruit juice.
Spinach and Lentil Soup
A delicious, hearty soup of red lentils and baby spinach with hints of Indian spices such as cumin and garam masala.
Chocolate Cake with Fresh Blood Orange, Dark...
Recipe for Chocolate Cake with Fresh Blood Orange, Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt
Honey nut toasted muesli
Start the day with a mix of lightly toasted honey nut muesli. Just top with a dollop of natural yogurt, low-fat milk and your favorite berries for a delicious and nutritious breakfast.
Roast Lamb Sandwich
Make a quick and easy meal using delicious meat left over from a roast. In this recipe, the Moroccan roast lamb makes for a delicious sandwich filling.
Mediterranean Barbecued Shrimp
A recipe for barbecued shrimp with a garlic herb dressing.
Creme Caramel
Creme caramel custards - also known as flan - are surprisingly easy to prepare and make elegant dinner party desserts.
Tuna and Chickpea Patties
These tuna and chickpea patties make a delicious and nutritious appetizer or meal.
Brussels Sprouts Roasted with Bacon and Shallots
A simple, flavor-packed recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon and caramelized shallots.
Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie
For a no-fuss comfort food recipe, try out this delicious pot pie using tender chicken thighs, carrots, potato, fresh corn and leeks.
Banana & Cinnamon Porridge
Porridge is a old-fashioned breakfast dish of Scottish origin which still remains popular today. It is usually made of oats cooked in milk or water, or both. This recipe consists of porridge made with a little cinnamon and topped with banana, raisins and honey. It makes for very a nutritious and delicious breakfast meal.
Healthy Asian Vegetable Stir-Fry with Macadamia...
For a quick and easy meal try out this delicious Asian vegetable stir-fry. This recipe is packed full of nutritious greens such as asparagus, broccolini, zucchini and snow peas. It also includes the delicious shitake mushroom which provides high levels of iron and protein to the meal.
Caramelized Macadamia Nuts
Caramelized macadamia nuts -- one of the easiest things to make and delicious on their own or sprinkled on salads.
Healthy Vietnamese Prawn Rolls with Dipping Sauce
Vietnamese prawn rice paper rolls are a delicious and healthy fast food. Filled with succulent prawns, fresh herbs, cucumber and lettuce, the rolls are easy to make and even easier to eat.
Asian Barbecued Chicken
Such a simple and delicious recipe for Asian barbecued chicken. The tender chicken is infused with tumeric, ginger, garlic and lemongrass and then grilled to perfection. The chicken is paired with a simple green salad.
Scrambled Egg Croissants
Spoil yourself with a deliciously easy recipe for scrambled egg Croissants. The fluffy eggs are a perfect match for the buttery, light-as-a-feather pastries.
Shaved zucchini salad
Make the most of summer squash with this no-cook, refreshing shaved zucchini salad tossed in a tangy lemon juice dressing and topped freshly shaved Parmesan.
Coconut and Mango Friands
The Friand is an almond meal cake originally from France. It is usually flavored with fresh raspberries or citrus fruits. This particular recipe uses fresh tropical mango and desiccated coconut.
Sausage Roll Recipe Step-by-Step Instructions
Easy step-by-Step instructions on how to prepare Sausage Rolls.
Jacobs Creek Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV Sparkling...
A review of Australia's Jacobs Creek Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV Sparkling wine.
Kiwi & Lime Jam
This homemade jam is a delicious accompaniment to hot buttered toast in the morning.
Barbecued Sweet Potato, Corn & Haloumi Salad
Fire up the barbecue! Try out this simple and delicious recipe for barbecued sweet potato, corn and haloumi cheese salad topped with a herbed, garlic, lemon dressing.
Salt and Pepper Prawns
No need to head out to your local Chinese restaurant anymore, finally you can make your very own salt and pepper prawns. Juicy prawns are coated in a light batter, fried and then tossed in a tasty five spice mix.
Sweet Potato Pie
Kumara pie is a Kiwi take on an American favorite, the sweet potato pie. Infused with warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, the pie is delicious served with a dollop of freshly whipped cream or vanilla ice-cream.
Chocolate Melting Moment Cookies
Melt-in-your-mouth chocolate melting moment cookies filled with creamy vanilla icing.
Sago with Mango and Toasted Coconut
Recipe for Sago with Mango and Toasted Coconut
Devilled Eggs
This devilled eggs recipe is a great one for a party, picnic or even just a snack. They're so easy to make and only require five ingredients!
Apple and Passionfruit Bircher Muesli
Start the day with a bowl of apple and passionfruit bircher muesli. It's delicious and nutritious and will keep you going until lunchtime.
Go Nuts with Macadamias
When you think of Macadamia nuts, you may think of the toasted and salted variety or even more commonly, Macadamia nut chocolates. But, this versatile little nut has so much more to offer.
Vanilla Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Easy to make and a guaranteed hit with kids and adults, these vanilla cupcakes are topped with a cream cheese frosting and your favorite chocolate bar -- in my case, a Cadbury Flake and a Nestle Peppermint Crisp.
Piri Piri Shrimp
Spicy Piri Piri shrimp make a delicious appetizer and are very easy to make. Piri Piri is a Portuguese chili sauce consisting of dried habanero chilis, paprika, lemon juice, garlic, ginger and a little sugar. It's a great marinade for both seafood and chicken.
Mini Pavlovas with Pastry Cream and Strawberries
These mini pavlovas are out of this world. Mini meringues are filled with vanilla-infused pastry cream and topped with fresh strawberries.
Orange & Passionfruit Soda
Cool down with a refreshing and fruity tropical orange and passionfruit soda.
Chocolate Chip Cornflake Cookies
An easy and delicious recipe for crunchy chocolate chip and cornflake cookies.
Clam Chowder
The "pipi" is a small shellfish also known as a "surf clam". Pipi chowder is similar to a milk-based
Pho (Beef Noodle Soup)
Quick and Easy Recipe for Vietnames Pho (Beef Noodle Soup)
Smoked trout dip
Smoked trout dip makes a simple and delicious appetizer. The sweet, smoky fish is mixed with creme fraiche, dill and lemon juice and served on crispy baguette rounds.
Tuna Pasta with Basil & Garlic Oil
The only cooking required in this tuna pasta recipe is boiling the spaghetti! The pasta is topped with a freshly made basil and garlic oil and canned tuna making for a fabulous and fast weeknight dinner.
Top 5 Macadamia Nut Recipes
Top 5 Australian and New Zealand Macadamia Recipes
Coconut and Raspberry Bread
Try out this easy recipe for homemade coconut and raspberry bread. Delicious on its own or great toasted with a little butter and jam.
Tropical Fruit Salad
Start off the morning with something healthy and easy to prepare -- a tropical fruit salad with a side of passionfruit and honeyed yogurt.
Dark Chocolate Mousse with Baileys Irish Cream...
Wow taste buds with this airy, rich and decadent dark chocolate mousse with hints of Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur.
Spice up your life
Spices not only add flavor to food, but also contain many beneficial nutrients. Find out how you can spice up your life!
Baked Eggs with Spinach & Feta
Start the day with simple yet sophisticated breakfast of eggs baked with spinach, feta and spring onions.
Moroccan Lamb Sausage Rolls
Here, the simple sausage roll has been transformed into a moreish party snack with the inclusion of a
Chocolate Mousse Profiteroles
One of my favorite desserts -- chocolate mousse profiteroles. Made from choux pastry the profiteroles are light and airy and make the perfect little pouches for wickedly delicious dark chocolate mousse.

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