Food is great. Malay, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Greek, Lebanese,
Turkish, Mexican, Australian or American. One of the deficiencies of
the USA is the lack of Malay restaurants. Another is the lack of
venison, despite all those deer running about! One of the deficiencies
of Australia is the lack of Philly cheese steaks. So, I guess you
just have to travel to savour all the good food.
For some Australian recipes, check the
You may be aware that, while some places have other forms of cute, edible
wildlife, such as deer, we have kangaroos. The
Danekas Australian Recipe Page
has some interesting recipes regarding roo meat on it. We also have emus,
but I honestly don't find them very good eating. Much as I would like to
enjoy both sides of the Australian coat of arms equally, I'm afraid I prefer
ostrich to emu.
On the savoury side, I guess I'm compelled to mention Vegemite. There. That's out of the way. I even have a friend in the USA who likes it on Cheezits crackers, for those of you who think nobody outside Oz liked the black stuff.
On the sweet side, who can go past cheesecake? The creamy cold ones, I mean, not those baked ones. And, the old Aussie favourite, the lamington. (I like the ones with the layer of jam in them.) Apart from that, how about Pavlova! And, if that wasn't enough recipes, here's another one!