13 Typical Australian Dishes You Have To Try During Your Trip
If you are one of those who like to investigate the typical dishes of Australia or the gastronomy of a country before visiting it and you are interested in knowing what the typical Australian food is, keep reading because in this article we are going to talk about Australian cuisine and the best places in Australia to taste it.
Typical Australian Food
Traditional Australian meat pies are the size of your hand and filled with meat and sauce and coated in tomato sauce. Today you can find cakes with different fillings and the truth is that some are delicious.
Harry's Cafe de Wheels restaurants are very famous for their meat pies.
It is a meringue cake covered in cream and with fruits on top. They usually put strawberries and passion fruit.
They say that to taste the best pavlovas in Sydney you should go to Ester restaurant in Chippendale or the Icerbergs dining Room in North Bondi.
They are a cardinal sin, definitely. The Tim-Tams are chocolate cookies that are delicious. You can't leave Australia without trying them.
You can buy Tim-Tam cookies at any supermarket.
What do you eat for breakfast in Australia? The typical dish of Australia for children (and sometimes not so children) is vegemite. It is a dark, salty cream made with brewer's yeast that is spread on toast.
We encourage you to try it, but we already anticipate that it has a very strong flavor.
They are oatmeal cookies with a high nutritional value. They are so called because they were the cookies that were sent to the ANZAC troops during the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I.
What would the Australians be without sun barbecues? .
In Australia you can find barbecues in the vast majority of parks, especially in Sydney where the weather is very good all year round and people love to go out for the day having a barbecue with friends.
Fish and Chips
This dish is very popular in Anglo-Saxon countries. Here it is normally served in a bamboo basket and it is a very typical Sunday meal in coastal places.
If you are in Sydney Palm Beach or La Perouse are good places to go for a fish and chips near the sea.
They are known as the Australian pie. They are some coconut-coated chocolate cupcakes.
Barramundi is an aboriginal word that means big river fish.
It is the most popular fish in Australia, you will find it on the menu of almost all restaurants and it is delicious. It is a white fish with a very mild flavor, it reminds us a lot of grouper.
Yes, although you are very sorry to eat the kangaroo, and it is a very healthy red meat because it has very little fat. You can find kangaroo meat in steaks, sausages or hamburgers, it is one of the typical dishes of Australia.
You can buy kangaroo meat in the supermarket and cook it in one of the many barbecues that you will find in the parks of Australia. A very popular place to try kangaroo meat is The Austalian Heritage Hotel restaurant in The Rocks, Sydney, here you can order the Roo pizza whose main ingredients are kangaroo and emu.
In Australia, it is super typical for Australian beef burgers to add a slice of beet, it is a unique touch of Down Under. You can try the Aussie Burger in any local pub in Australia.
Tasmanian Manuka Honey
Mānuka honey is produced by European honey bees that feed on the mānuka or tea tree (Leptospermum scoparium) that grows uncultivated throughout New Zealand and southeastern Australia.
Healing properties are attributed to this honey and in Australia you can find it in supermarkets and pharmacies. It is quite expensive honey but it is delicious.
The macadamia nut is a dried fruit that comes from a tree native to Australia, northeastern New South Wales, and Queensland.
They are delicious, maybe you have tried the macadamia nut ice cream which is delicious.
Surely we miss some typical Australian food, but we will add more as we remember and if you know any that we have missed, leave us a comment.
Typical Australian food for breakfast
Although I do not know if we could treat it as part of Australian cuisine, for us the best food in Australia at brunch . Brunch in Australia is delicious and super varied: sourdough bread toasts with avocado and salmon and poached eggs, scrambled eggs and bacon, pancakes with honey ...
Although a good brunch costs around $ 20, it is worth going to a good cafeteria and enjoying an Australian brunch in the sun on a terrace, it is a pleasure that many Australians enjoy every weekend, here it is almost a tradition.
Every time we visit an Australian city, we go to the cafeteria with the best user opinions for brunch, here are some of our favorites: