Working holiday makers are always talking about their travel experiences but what about the famous Australian foods that we eat everyday! Here’s a list of 17 famous Aussie eats, have you eaten them all?
Lamingtons are typically square or rectangular in shape and are a famous Australian sponge cake. Coated in chocolate icing and sprinkled with coconut it goes down nice with a cup of tea . ( Aussies love sprinkling snacks with coconut)
16. Cherry Ripe
Introduced in 1924 the cherry ripe is said to be Australia’s oldest chocolate bar. It’s made of fruit cherries and coconut coated with dark chocolate.
15. Meat Pie and Sauce
14. Tim Tams
Have you heard of the Aussie’s sending tim tams all over the world while they are on working holidays. Well this famous Australian food is popular for a reason with approximately 35 million packets sold each year!
Made up of two layers chocolate biscuit and coated in chocolate this is a must eat when downunder. Just don’t eat too many in summer! They aren’t good for the wasteline.
Many people simply hate vegemite, you can say it’s an acquired taste, love it or hate it but either way it’s an aussie classic! One many working holiday visa holders learn to love!
We’are happy little vegetates!
12. Wagon Wheels
Wagon wheels consist of two biscuits with a marshowmallow filling covered in chocolate. It’s a real winner and an aussie favourite!
11. Chiko Roll
The Chiko Roll was a big thing in the 90s’s and has survived through fish and chip shops to be a cult classic. This deep frieds snack is like a big chunky spring roll but with a thicker batter and filled with beef, celery, cabbage, barley, carrot, onion and various spices.
10. Golden Gaytime
The milk bar classic, the golden gaytime is a classic Australian ice cream, a real crowd favourite. If your going to get cheeky it has nothing to do with the Marti-gra.
9. Chicken Parmagiana
A chicken schnitzel topped with an italian stlye tomate sauce, ham and cheese, a counter meal classic.
8. Macadamia nuts
These little rippers are actually native to South Australia but you can find a job picking macadamia nuts in various regions across Australia. A crowd favourite is chocolate coated macadamia nuts, a real treat!
How many weet-bix do you eat? Another iconic Australian food weet-bix has become a childhood institution “ Aussie Kids, Are weetbix kids”
6. Iced VoVo
A wheat base topped with pink fondaint on both sides with a strip of rasberry jam and coconut sprinkled on top. The Iced Vevo really rose to fame in 2007 when then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a shout out to tasty snack in his election speech.
The age old argument, it is New Zealands or Australia’s will forever be a point of conversion. None the less you should get invovled and try the delicious Pavlova.
Pavlova has a crisp crust but a soft light inside. It will be covered in whipped cream at the top and scattered with fruits such as peaches and strawberries. Fruit you may have picker while doing a fruit picking job.
4. Fairy bread
3. Hamburger with beetroot
In at least one of your trips to the local fish and chip shop your should get a hamburger with the lot and or beetroot. It’s an aussie tradition and a crowd favourite!
Some go as far and put a potato cake in the hamburger as well.
A bite sized snack that is coated in chocolate milk with a chewy caramel centre.
Not only are they chocolate chewy goodness, fantales actually contain trivia questions which are great for that long road trip or those hungover days.
The national animal is actually a favourite Australian eat. It’s not for those who prefer their meat well done, it’s traditionally cooked medium-rare, often grilled or barbequed . A famous Australian food and a healthy eat! High in protein and low in fat.
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