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Australian / New Zealand Food: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
Lamingtons
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.
Muesli Bars
Try out this delicious muesli bar recipe -- it's so simple to prepare and packed full of nutritious nuts.
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.
Hot Cross Buns
Make your own hot cross buns with juicy sultanas and hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
Top 10 Passionfruit Recipes
Top 10 Passionfruit Recipes
Afghan Biscuits
New Zealanders have a real soft spot for the chocolate and cornflake Afghan biscuit. The biscuit, also
Traditional Lamb Roast
A succulent and simple lamb roast recipe - one of Australia and New Zealand's favorite ways to enjoy lamb.
Curried Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut Milk
This curried sweet potato soup with coconut milk is aromatically spiced and delicately creamy.
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.
Glazed Fruit Tart
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.
ANZAC Biscuits
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.
Oven Temperatures
A Quick Guide to Oven Temperature Conversions
Vanilla Rice Pudding
The ultimate comfort food, vanilla rice pudding with sooth and satisfy your dessert craving.
Caesar Salad
Whip up a Caesar salad for lunch or dinner with this simple and delicious recipe consisting of boiled eggs, crispy bacon and crunchy croutons.
Crispy Baked Potatoes
Try brushing par-boiled potatoes with a mixture of olive oil, butter and sea salt for perfect, crispy roast potatoes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strawberry curd
Prepare an irresistible treat, perfect for enjoying on toast, as a cheesecake topping, stirred through whipped cream, or as a spongecake filling.
Eggs Florentine
Treat yourself to a gorgeous breakfast of eggs Florentine. Poached eggs are served on toasted sourdough bread with spinach and a creamy Hollandaise sauce.
Pappardelle with 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.
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.
Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie
No time to sit down for breakfast? Try out this quick and easy recipe for a healthy and delicious smoothie.
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.
Recipe for curry puffs
Recipe for Curry Puffs. Australian / New Zealand Food.
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 Butter
Passionfruit Butter is so simple to prepare and absolutely delicious on a piece of toast for breakfast or as a pastry filling.
Vegemite - An Australian Icon
A savory spread that defies description
Clam Pasta with Garlic & 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.
Banana yogurt cake
Sweet, moist and delicious, this banana yogurt cake is a family favorite.
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.
Fish Burger
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.
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.
Parmesan crumbed asparagus
A great snack or appetizer, these crunchy golden asparagus spears are paired with a creamy garlic herb mayonnaise for dipping.
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.
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.
Portugese Chicken Burger
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.
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.
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.
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.
Curried Egg and Watercress Sandwiches
Whip up a quick and nutritious curried egg sandwich peppered with fresh watercress and slices of cucumber.
How to Cut a Kiwi Step by Step Instructions
Step by Step instructions on how to cut a kiwi fruit
Iconic Australian & New Zealand Foods
Iconic Australian Foods - Iconic New Zealand Foods
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.
Orange, Banana, Strawberry & Yogurt Smoothie
My take on Bill Granger's famous sunrise drink -- an orange, banana, strawberry and yogurt smoothie. Delicious indeed.
Butter Measurements
Butter Measurement Conversions. Australian / New Zealand Food.
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.
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.
Asian Vegetable Stir-fry
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.
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.
Top 10 Chicken 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.
Chocolate Banana Milkshake
The chocolate banana milkshake -- perfect for a quick, delicious and filling breakfast.
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.
Top 10 Lamb Recipes
Top 10 Australian & New Zealand Lamb Recipes
Vietnamese Prawn Rice Paper Rolls
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grilled Chicken Salad
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.
Moroccan Lamb Stew
Warm yourself with this hearty and aromatic Moroccan lamb stew served with cous cous.
Creme Caramel
Creme caramel custards - also known as flan - are surprisingly easy to prepare and make elegant dinner party desserts.
Curried Potato Sausage Rolls
Perfect for vegetarians or veggie-lovers, these delicious sausage rolls are filled with curried mashed potato, peas and carrots.
Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
A favorite Australian breakfast -- Dippy Eggs with Vegemite Soldiers
Top 10 Winter Desserts
List of top 10 winter desserts
Victoria Bitter (VB) - Australia's Most Popular...
An article on Australia's most popular beer -- Victoria Bitter.
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.
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.
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
In New Zealand, sweet potato is also known as "Kumara". In this recipe it is roasted and served with
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.
Slow Cooked Beef Casserole
Recipe for an easy Slow Cooked Beef Casserole
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.
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.
Easy Pea and Ham Soup
An Easy and Tasty Recipe for Pea and Ham Soup
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.
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.
Pavlova Recipe Step-by-Step Instructions
Step by Step Instructions on how to prepare a Pavlova
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.
Raspberry 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 raspberries for a lovely tart finish.
Grilled Bananas with Passionfruit and Yogurt
Whip up a quick and mouthwatering dessert of grilled bananas topped with vanilla yogurt and tropical passionfruit.
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.
Making Mayonnaise
Make your own mayonnaise with these simple step-by-step instructions. Page 4.
Chocolate Melting Moment Cookies
Melt-in-your-mouth chocolate melting moment cookies filled with creamy vanilla icing.
Tuna and Chickpea Patties
These tuna and chickpea patties make a delicious and nutritious appetizer or meal.
A Guide to Australian Honey
A Guide to Australian Honey: Part One
Pork and Prawn Dumplings
Delight your taste buds with homemade pork and prawn dumplings served with a soy and vinegar dipping sauce. Just the perfect recipe to bring in the Chinese New Year!
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.
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.
Banana and Passionfruit Pavlova
This light as a feather Pavlova is adorned with freshly whipped cream, bananas and passionfruit. A stunning tropical dessert that's both impressive and delicious.
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.
Strawberry and Mint Mojito
The strawberry and mint mojito is like an instant party on your taste buds.
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.
Kiwi & Lime Jam
This homemade jam is a delicious accompaniment to hot buttered toast in the morning.
Individual Potato Pies
The individual pies are filled with delicious ground beef with gravy and topped with creamy mashed potato.
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.
Yorkshire Puddings
A staple with roast beef dinners, Yorkshire puddings are simple to make and wonderful for mopping up gravy.
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.
Moroccan Lamb Sausage Rolls
Here, the simple sausage roll has been transformed into a moreish party snack with the inclusion of a
Baked Eggs with Spinach & Feta
Start the day with simple yet sophisticated breakfast of eggs baked with spinach, feta and spring onions.
Caramelized Macadamia Nuts
Caramelized macadamia nuts -- one of the easiest things to make and delicious on their own or sprinkled on salads.
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.
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?
How to Cut a Mango
Step by Step instructions on how to cut a mango
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.
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.
Strawberry Banana Soy Smoothie
If you're after something delicious and nutritious for breakfast or in need of a mid-afternoon snack, this creamy strawberry banana soy smoothie will fill you up and keep you healthy!
Lemon sugar crepes
Lemon sugar crepes. Australian / New Zealand Food.
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 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.
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.
Steamed Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Tender asparagus spears served with a creamy and lemony Hollandaise dressing.
An Introduction to New Zealand Food
An Introduction to New Zealand Food. Page 2.
The Insider's Guide to Yum Cha
Guide to Eating Yum Cha (dim sum)
Asian Beef Noodle Stir-fry
Satisfy your hunger with this easy beef noodle stir-fry recipe. Thinly sliced rump steak is marinated in soy sauce, mirin and sesame oil and then stir-fried with udon noodles and bok choy. Delicious.
Mango and Passionfruit Lassi
The traditional Indian Mango lassi is given an Aussie twist with the addition of passionfruit.
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.
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.
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.
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Bolognese -- a classic, hearty recipe that never goes out of fashion.
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.
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.
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.
Asian Chicken & Asparagus Stir-fry
Served on a bed of steamed rice, the Thai-inspired chicken and asparagus stir-fry is a 10-minute meal that never fails to please.
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!
Sago with Mango and Toasted Coconut
Recipe for Sago with Mango and Toasted Coconut
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!
Irish Lamb Stew
Warm yourself with a traditional Irish lamb stew. Lamb necks are slow-cooked with potatoes, carrots, thyme and tomatoes to make a rich, hearty stew that tastes even better the next day.
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.
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.
Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls
Try out a sausage roll with a Thai twist by adding garlic, chili and some fragrant cilantro.
Passionfruit Shortbread Cookies
Perfect for afternoon tea, birthday parties or as a present, these basic shortbread cookies are topped with a deliciously easy passionfruit icing.
Pork Scallopini with Butter Caper Sauce
Impress your guests with this no-fuss pork scallopini with a butter caper sauce. The pork will melt-in-your-mouth!
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.
Chocolate Chip Cornflake Cookies
An easy and delicious recipe for crunchy chocolate chip and cornflake cookies.
Passionfruit melting moments
These delightful and aptly named passionfruit melting moment biscuits really do melt-in-your-mouth. They make wonderful food gifts if you can bear to part with them.
The Bondi Chicken Burger
Australians and New Zealanders eat approximately 7 million Bondi Chicken Burgers a year. What makes the burger so special is the freshly grilled, marinated chicken and the now legendary secret chilli sauce, whose ingredients no one has ever guessed.
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.
Easter chocolate cupcakes
Treat yourself to these gorgeous dark chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate icing and an mini Easter egg.
Homemade Toasted Coconut Marshmallows
Homemade Marshmallows are a world apart from the commercial kind. The little clouds of sweetness are wonderful on their own, rolled in toasted coconut or dipped in chocolate.
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.
Thai Fried Rice with Crab
A popular Thai dish in Australia, fried rice with crab can be found on many a Thai restaurant's menu.
An Australian Food & Wine Experience with...
A luxurious food and wine experience with Kangaroo Island Sailing
Strawberry Salad
A strawberry salad? Why Not! In this recipe mixed greens are given a twist with the addition of succulent strawberries, slivers of green apple and toasted pinenuts.
Pho (Beef Noodle Soup)
Quick and Easy Recipe for Vietnames Pho (Beef Noodle Soup)
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.
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.
Aussie Breakfast Fry-up
A typical Aussie breakfast consisting of bacon, eggs, toasted and baked beans.

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