30 Australian Foods
As you gear up for Australia Day 2016 let’s look at some of the foods and drinks that have defined our nation over the years. This is the go-to Aussie guide to grub, tucker and grog including plenty of history on Australia’s most popular food icons.
It doesn’t matter what you’re doing on Australia Day, whether you’re heading to the rubbidy dub (pub), getting a few tinnies from the bottle-o, having a game of backyard cricket, or simply having a good ol’ fashioned barby with your mates, make sure you’re well equipped eat and drink well.
Before tucking in to a snag and a beer on the 26th, take a moment to pay respect to the first and only true land owners of our great nation, our Indigenous brothers and sisters. Without them, there is no Australia.
The culinary landscape of Australia is varied and the question remains, are some of the items we popularly and summarily assume to be Australian actually that dinkey di?
How much have we borrowed, modified, or appropriated as our own?
Below we take a look at 30 iconic ‘Australian’ foods and drinks and rate them out of 10 on the Australiana scale.
Note: Only traditional native Australian foods on this list have been awarded a perfect 10.