Australian Cuisine and Recipes

Australian cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Australia and its indigenous and colonial societies. Indigenous Australians have occupied the lands of Australia for some 40,000–60,000 years, during which time they developed a unique hunter gatherer diet, known as “bush tucker”, drawn from regional Australian flora and fauna—such as the kangaroo. Australia was, from 1788 to 1900, a collection of British colonies in which culinary tastes were strongly influenced by British and Irish traditions – and agricultural products such as beef cattle, sheep and wheat became staples in the national diet.

Aussie Burger with the Lot


The famous Aussie Burger with the Lot is served in pubs, fish & chip shops and restaurants around the country. This burger consists of a juicy beef patty in a bun served with with cheese, sliced tomato, sliced, canned beetroot, onions, lettuce, bacon and an egg. Some versions are served with a slice of pineapple for that extra burst of summer flavour.

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Aussie Meat Pie


An Australian or New Zealand meat pie is a hand-sized meat pie containing largely diced or minced meat and gravy, sometimes with onion, mushrooms, or cheese and often consumed as a takeaway food snack.

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Cheesymite Scroll


A cheesymite scroll is a baked food item commonly found in Australia. This is our simple recipe to make your own.

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Chicken Parmigiana


Chicken parmigiana is a popular Australian and Italian-American dish consisting of a crumbed (breaded) chicken breast topped with pasta (tomato) sauce and mozzarella, Parmesan or provolone cheese. A slice of ham or bacon is sometimes added

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Chiko Rolls


An Australian savoury snack, inspired by the Chinese egg roll and spring rolls. The Chiko roll is iconically Australian and the ingredients are really a mystery to everybody. Here we have tried to capture the flavour so you can have them at home.

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Chocolate Crackles


A popular children’s treat in Australia and New Zealand, especially for birthday parties and at school fêtes.

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Chocolate Lamingtons


A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate (or sometimes raspberry) sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut.

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Dagwood Dogs


In Australia, a hot dog sausage on a stick, deep fried in batter, is known as a Dagwood Dog, Pluto Pup, or Dippy Dog, depending on region. Variants exist that use wheat-based or corn-based batters.

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Lemon Myrtle and Macadamia Chicken with Brown Butter


After being marinated in the citrusy herb, the chicken is lightly browned, then encrusted with the sweet roasted nuts and baked. This simple meal highlights the unique flavours of some of our country’s finest indigenous ingredients.

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Macaroni Salad


Macaroni salad is a type of pasta salad, served cold made with cooked elbow macaroni and usually prepared with mayonnaise. Much like potato salad or coleslaw in its use, it is often served as a side dish to barbecue, fried chicken, or other picnic style dishes.

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Mixed Berry and Coconut Pavlova


With a crisp meringue outside and a soft marshmallow inside, pavlova is an iconic Aussie favourite. In this recipe we have upped the ante with the inclusion of coconut.

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Potatoes – Different Types in Australia


Here in Australia, the spud remains a favourite on tables around the country and for many, forms an important part of most main meals.

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Raspberry Lamingtons


A raspberry variation of the iconic Australian chocolate lamington.

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Shrimp with Australian Spice Rub


This is a delicious barbecued shrimp dish that gets a unique flavour from the Australian spice rub that contains akudjura. It is usually served with a butter dip.

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Steak and Kidney Pie


Delicious comfort food at its best – a classic traditional steak and kidney pie. Make the filling the day before and you have a perfect meal planning recipe for a busy day ahead.

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