6 (Australian)

List by: anika854, created: 16 Mar 2018, updated: 16 Mar 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

AUSTRALIANS LAY CLAIM to wonderful food creations, some more ingenious than others, yet our attachment to our Aussie food 'classics' suggests that it is the simpler things that take our fancy.

Whether at a family Christmas feast at the height of a scorching Australian summer or barracking at a local footy match in the depths of winter, Australians enjoy foods that suit our laid-back lifestyle. While the origins of many of our favorite Australian 'food groups' (e.g. the meat pie) …

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1. Pavlova

(European) (Russian)

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. It has a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream.

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2. Meat Pie


A meat pie is a pie with a filling of meat and often other savory ingredients. They are popular in the United Kingdom, Australia, Ghana, Nigeria, Europe, New Zealand, Canada, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

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3. Neenish Tart

Nienich, Nenische (Australian)

Neenish Tart is a tart made with a pastry base and a filling consisting of sweet gelatine-set cream, mock cream, icing sugar paste, or lemon and sweetened condensed milk mixture, with dried icing on the top of the tart in two colors.

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4. Anzac Biscuit

(Australian) (New Zealand)

Anzac Biscuit is a sweet biscuit, popular in Australia and New Zealand, made using rolled oats, flour, sugar, butter, golden syrup, baking soda, boiling water, and desiccated coconut

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5. Sausage Sandwich

Sausdog, Sausage Butty, Sausage Sarnie, Snag, Sausage Muffin (American) (European)

Sausage Sandwich is a sandwich containing cooked sausage. It generally consists of an oblong bread roll such as a baguette or ciabatta roll, and sliced or whole links of sausage, such as hot or sweet Italian sausage, Polish sausage, German sausage, Mediterranean merguez, andouille or chorizo. Popular toppings include tomato sauce, mustard, brown sauce, ketchup, steak sauce, peppers, onions, sauerkraut, chili, and salsa.

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6. Damper


Damper is a traditional Australian soda bread, historically prepared by swagmen, drovers, stockmen and other travelers.It consists of a wheat flour-based bread, traditionally baked in the coals of a campfire or in a camp oven. Damper is an iconic Australian dish.

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