Tag Archives: Australian cooking

Edible Travel Adventures- Australian Food Scene – Bush Tucker Primer

When visiting Australia, I am always trying to come to terms with what Australian food really is. There’s a core theme that runs true in every area I visit. Queen Mum’s favorites, such as Fish and Chips, Lamb Roast and … Continue reading

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World’s Best Fruitcake- and Gluten Free too!

A while back, I was challenged to make a gluten-free traditional wedding cake for my Australian-American sister in law who was getting married and wanted a fruitcake for her wedding cake. After a couple of disasters, I settled on this … Continue reading

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Review Of Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Restaurant

On a past trip to Oz I had heard through the foodie pipeline that superstar chef Jamie Oliver had opened a Down-Under outpost of his wildly successful Fifteen restaurant in London. The London location has graduated more than 60 chefs … Continue reading

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Beyond Vegemite, Modern Australian Cuisine On The Rise

An increased interest in Australian ingredients by American chefs sets the stage for modern Australian cuisine to become the next international gastronomic trend. In Australia, the fabulous fusion of Asian, Mediterranean and local foods has as emerged as Modern Australian … Continue reading

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Edible Treasure: Australian Meat Pie Worth the Trip

When the weather turns frigid in the Midwest, It’s my favorite time to think about Australia and the dishes I always eat on my travels there. So the next few posts will be sprinkled with food adventures from down under … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve for Four- Part 2-Moroccan Roasted Butternut Squash and Sticky Toffee Cake with Butterscotch Sauce

Yesterday, I posted a dinner menu for four for New Year’s Eve. Here, as promised, the following 2 recipes to complete the meal. Do ahead and delicious, these recipes round out the menu with International flavors. You can make the … Continue reading

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A taste of the tropics to celebrate winter solstice

This is the time of the year when I like to retreat to the Southern Hemisphere. Luckily, I have family relatives in Australia, so I have a reason to go besides eating. Every couple of years I visit down under … Continue reading

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