Locals usually dine on fried rice, Thai curries, and Mediterranean cuisine, to name a few. But you cannot call that Australian food. They are a part of multicultural Australia but other nations already claimed them. You should try the following Australian food if you haven’t yet.
The grub is the most authentic of bush tucker. It is a nutty-flavored bite. The indigenous Australians enjoy these grubs for thousands of years. Most people struggle to eat it raw. Try it for yourself and decide if it tastes good like what most people say.
This is the most Australian of all fish varieties. It got its name from the Aboriginal language. It means, “large-scaled river fish.” It is usually served in restaurants across the country. It is sometimes pan-fried and sometimes seared skin-side first. Barramundi is often dished up as a fish steak with herbed oil.
The macadamia nuts are native to eastern Australia. The nuts are usually eaten raw. People mix it in various dishes. Such as bread, lamb roasts, and cakes. If you visit Byron Bay during spring, you will surely be able to have a taste of this.
The lamington is usually referred to as the National Cake of Australia. It was even named as one of Australia’s favorite icons by The National Trust of Queensland. The lamington is a square-shaped sponge cake. It has a layer of chocolate icing and desiccated coconut as a coating. Sometimes it comes in two halves. A layer of cream or jam is usually spread in the middle. It is common throughout cafes because it is a perfect accompaniment to tea and coffee.
Yes, pizza is Italian. But a marinara pizza is best in Australia. Sprinkle on some chili flakes if you want a kick. It is usually taken with a glass of beer and fried chicken in Australia.
Lamb leg roast
Family members often return home for Sunday lunch because their mom is cooking a lamb roast. The garlic, rosemary, and olive oil make this delicious and tender. It is often served with enough baked potatoes. Its origins may not be Australian but the Aussies are proud to say that only they know how to put on a good one.
This is a white sliced bread cut into triangles. Butter or margarine is then smeared on it. It is then covered with sprinkles. It sticks to the bread for a bright and multicolored treat. It is a staple at kids’ parties.
This is one of Australia’s most favorite food. It is a bite-sized treat made up of chewy caramel coated in milk chocolate. People know this for its yellow and blue wrapping that has movie trivia.
There are several more food you must try when you visit the Down Under. Try them all and see for yourself why people come back to have a taste of these.