Australia might not be the cuisine capital of the world, but we do have a lot of tasty foods to share with visitors. Most of them came from different places around the globe, but that has not stopped us from adding a local touch and making them our own. Here the top 3 Aussie foods that you should try.
Originally plant-based, this dish has roots in Italian-American cuisines and has grown to become a staple in Australia. Today, it is chicken topped with melted cheese, tomato sauce and optional prosciutto ham. And it is usually served as a side dish for chips in pretty much every pub in the country.
Barbecued Sausages (Snags)
Few things could be better than having barbequed sausages and a cold beer in an afternoon. This delicacy has been a tradition in Australia, and people have gotten pretty good at it. You can have the traditional pork or beef, but there are other meat options for the adventurers at heart.
A lamington is a square cake dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with coconut. This sweet treat was voted the National Cake of Australia and was named after Lamington, a former governor of Queensland. Other variations of this cake have two layers and cream or jam filling. And they all go perfectly with a coffee at the world-famous bush tea.
This cake came from Toowoomba, but the success it has had in Australia exceeds what the original investors have done with it.