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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.
New Zealand Chocolate and Cornflake Afghan...
Afghan Biscuits are a Kiwi favorite. The chocolate and cornflake biscuit, also known as a
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.
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.
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.
Your Comprehensive Oven Temperature Conversion...
A Quick Guide to Oven Temperature Conversions
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.
Top 10 Aussie Passionfruit Recipes
Top 10 Passionfruit Recipes
11 Iconic Australian and New Zealand Foods
Iconic Australian Foods - Iconic New Zealand Foods
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Guide to Butter Conversions: From Grams to...
Butter Measurement Conversions. Australian / New Zealand Food.
Vanilla Rice Pudding
The ultimate comfort food, vanilla rice pudding with sooth and satisfy your dessert craving.
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.
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.
Vegemite - An Australian Icon
A savory spread that defies description
Strawberry curd
Prepare an irresistible treat, perfect for enjoying on toast, as a cheesecake topping, stirred through whipped cream, or as a spongecake filling.
Curried Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk and...
This curried sweet potato soup with coconut milk is aromatically spiced and delicately creamy.
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.
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.
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.
How to Cut a Kiwi Step by Step Instructions
Step by Step instructions on how to cut a kiwi fruit. Page 2.
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.
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.
Top 10 Indulgent Wintertime Desserts
List of top 10 winter desserts
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.
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?
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.
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.
Chocolate Banana Milkshake
The chocolate banana milkshake -- perfect for a quick, delicious and filling breakfast.
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.
Mini Pavlovas with Pomegranates Recipe
Recipe for mini pavlovas and pomegranate seeds
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.
Delicious Homemade Banana Yogurt Cake
Sweet, moist and delicious, this banana yogurt cake is a family favorite.
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.
Crispy Baked Potatoes
Try brushing par-boiled potatoes with a mixture of olive oil, butter and sea salt for perfect, crispy roast potatoes.
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.
A Guide to Australian Honey
A Guide to Australian Honey: Part One
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.
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.
8 Edible Australian Souvenirs for Foodies
8 Australian food icons that make perfect souvenirs
Pavlova Recipe Step-by-Step Instructions
Step by Step Instructions on how to prepare a Pavlova. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Easy Pea and Ham Soup
An Easy and Tasty Recipe for Pea and Ham Soup
Aussie Breakfast Fry-up
A typical Aussie breakfast consisting of bacon, eggs, toasted and baked beans.
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.
Roasted Vegetable Risoni
Roasted vegetable risoni is a great alternative to risotto and it takes just a fraction of the time to prepare!
The Insider's Guide to Yum Cha
Guide to Eating Yum Cha (dim sum)
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.
Recipe for curry puffs
Recipe for Curry Puffs. Australian/New Zealand Food.
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.
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.
Top 10 Lamb Recipes
Top 10 Australian & New Zealand Lamb Recipes
Top 10 Winter-Warming Recipes
Top 10 Recipes for Winter
Mango and Passionfruit Lassi
The traditional Indian Mango lassi is given an Aussie twist with the addition of passionfruit.
Individual Potato Pies
The individual pies are filled with delicious ground beef with gravy and topped with creamy mashed potato.
Chocolate Cake with Fresh Blood Orange, Dark...
Recipe for Chocolate Cake with Fresh Blood Orange, Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt
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.
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.
Victoria Bitter (VB) - Australia's Most Popular...
An article on Australia's most popular beer -- Victoria Bitter.
Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote
This versatile rhubarb and strawberry compote is poached with a fragrant vanilla bean. It can be served with porridge, ice-cream, custard, cake or yogurt.
Kiwi & Lime Jam
This homemade jam is a delicious accompaniment to hot buttered toast in the morning.
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.
Homemade Lemonade
Cool down on a hot Sydney's summers day with homemade lemonade. It's so simple to make!
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.
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.
An Introduction to New Zealand Food
An Introduction to New Zealand Food. Page 2.
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.
Watermelon Feta Salad
Could anything be easier? This delicious and refreshing watermelon feta salad recipe is just seconds away -- a slice of cool, sweet watermelon topped with a creamy, salty piece of feta.
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.
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.
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
Kumara is also known as roasted sweet potato salad.
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.
Macadamia Nut Dukkah
Macadamia nut dukkah is a dry blend of macadamias, pine nuts, sesame seeds, cilantro seeds and cumin. The fragrant seasoning is delicious with crusty bread and olive oil or sprinkled on salads or roasted vegetables.
Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
A favorite Australian breakfast -- Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
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.
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.
Barbecued Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto
For a simple and elegant appetizer try delicious barbecued asparagus wrapped in prosciutto.
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.
Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls
Try out a sausage roll with a Thai twist by adding garlic, chili and some fragrant cilantro.
Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad
Perfect in summer or winter, the roasted vegetable pasta salad is easy to make and a nutritious and delicious comfort food.
Orange and Passionfruit Juice
Refresh yourself with a glass of freshly squeezed orange and passionfruit juice.
Carrot, Apple & Ginger Juice
Carrot, Apple & Ginger Juice. Australian / New Zealand Food.
Tuna and Chickpea Patties
These tuna and chickpea patties make a delicious and nutritious appetizer or meal.
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.
Strawberry and Mint Mojito
The strawberry and mint mojito is like an instant party on your taste buds.
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.
BBQ Lamb Kabobs
These tasty lamb kabobs make for a quick and healthy meal. Marinated in cinnamon, paprika, lemon juice and garlic, the kabobs are served on a bed of pilaf rice.
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.
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.
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.
Orange, Banana, Strawberry & Yogurt Smoothie
My take on Bill Granger's famous sunrise drink -- an orange, banana, strawberry and yogurt smoothie. Delicious indeed.
Caramelized Macadamia Nuts
Caramelized macadamia nuts -- one of the easiest things to make and delicious on their own or sprinkled on salads.
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.
Chickpea, Spinach & Avocado Salad
Chickpea, Spinach & Avocado Salad
Watercress Soup
In this recipe, freshly harvested watercress is cooked with potatoes, chicken stock, milk, onions and garlic to make a deliciously light soup.
Lemon Ricotta Cupcakes
Treat yourself to some gorgeous lemon ricotta cupcakes topped with luscious lemon glaze icing.
Curried Potato Sausage Rolls
Perfect for vegetarians or veggie-lovers, these delicious sausage rolls are filled with curried mashed potato, peas and carrots.
Bacon-wrapped Potatoes
Bacon-wrapped potatoes might just be the easiest side dish recipe out there and so very delicious.
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.
Stewed plums and rhubarb with custard
A simple and satisfying dessert of stewed plums and rhubarb with homemade vanilla custard.
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.
Easy Sausage Casserole
Recipe for an Easy Sausage Casserole
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Bolognese -- a classic, hearty recipe that never goes out of fashion.
Chicken and Sweet Potato Curry
This chicken and kumara curry is light, delicious and best of all, very easy to prepare. Tender chicken thighs are poached in a mixture of coconut milk infused with tumeric, curry powder and fragrant lemongrass and cilantro.
Individual Smoked Salmon Quiches
Perfect for breakfast, a picnic or a light snack, these individual smoked salmon quiches are simple to prepare and delicious to eat.
Sausage Roll Recipe Step-by-Step Instructions
Easy step-by-Step instructions on how to prepare Sausage Rolls. Page 8.
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.
Grilled Bananas with Passionfruit and Yogurt
Whip up a quick and mouthwatering dessert of grilled bananas topped with vanilla yogurt and tropical passionfruit.
Orange & Passionfruit Soda
Cool down with a refreshing and fruity tropical orange and passionfruit soda.
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.
Baked Eggs with Spinach & Feta
Start the day with simple yet sophisticated breakfast of eggs baked with spinach, feta and spring onions.
Almond Crescent Cookies
It will be impossible to stop at just one of these absolutely gorgeous almond crescent cookies. Infused with vanilla and lightly dusted with icing sugar, these beautiful cookies are crunchy on the outside and soft, buttery and crumbly.
Sweet Potato and Bocconcini Skewers
Spice up the party with these sweet potato and bocconcini sticks. The sweet potato is roasted, cubed and then rolled in a spice mix of ground cilantro seeds, chili flakes and salt and then skewered with a ball of pesto bocconcini cheese.
Chocolate Melting Moment Cookies
Melt-in-your-mouth chocolate melting moment cookies filled with creamy vanilla icing.
Garlic Roast Chicken
Try out this easy recipe for a succulent garlic roast chicken. The chicken is roasted in a delicious sauce of white wine, rosemary and 20 garlic cloves. The flavors in this dish are amazing and include hints of lemon and bay leaves.
Jacobs Creek Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV Sparkling...
A review of Australia's Jacobs Creek Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV Sparkling wine.
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.
Longevity Noodles with Shitake Mushrooms &...
Symbolizing long life, Longevity noodles are a popular dish served at Chinese celebrations such as birthdays or New Year parties. In this recipe the egg noodles are stir-fried with shitake mushrooms, garlic chives and spring onions.
Beef Satay
Tender and succulent beef satays make a delicious and simple appetizer.
Thai Mango Salad
A spicy and tangy mango salad tossed with a Thai dressing of lime, fish sauce, chilis and palm sugar.
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.
Making Mayonnaise
Make your own mayonnaise with these simple step-by-step instructions. Page 4.
Caprese Salad
In this Caprese salad recipe fresh mozzarella is paired with slices of ripe Roma tomatoes, sweet basil and a drizzle of peppery extra virgin olive oil.
Moroccan Lamb Sausage Rolls
Here, the simple sausage roll has been transformed into a moreish party snack with the inclusion of a
Parmesan crumbed asparagus
A great snack or appetizer, these crunchy golden asparagus spears are paired with a creamy garlic herb mayonnaise for dipping.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Sweet Potato, Prosciutto and Pesto Pasta
This Sweet Potato and Pesto Pasta is nourishing and delicious. Spaghetti noodles are tossed with pesto, roasted sweet potato, crispy prosciutto and fresh cherry tomatoes. A great recipe for two or ten.
Salt and Pepper Calamari
Considered by some to be Australia's national food, salt and pepper calamari is a favorite appetizer and for good reason. Tender calamari is coated in a light batter, fried and then tossed in a tasty five spice mix along with garlic and spring onions.
Banana Bread Cake
Banana bread is pretty delicious on its own but imagine it topped with a crust of brown sugar, chocolate chips and macadamia nuts -- unbeatable!
Sanger
: Australian slang for a "sandwich." : A "Sambo.
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.
Mediterranean Barbecued Shrimp
A recipe for barbecued shrimp with a garlic herb dressing.
Blueberry & Buttermilk Pikelets
Start the day with some fluffy blueberry buttermilk pikelets topped with icing sugar and butter. What a treat! A favorite in Australia and New Zealand, pikelets are really mini pancakes.
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.

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