Tag Archives: Australian food

Australian hot cross buns

I really don’t like Good Friday. For me, it’s a forced reminder of how cruel people can be to each other. I do not believe in the death penalty and I do what I can to alleviate human suffering. But … Continue reading

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ANZAC cheesecake parfaits

I saw a recipe for an ANZAC cheesecake with caramel sauce pop up in my news feed this week. It was pretty inspiring, and I wondered if I could do my own mini version. This recipe is what I came … Continue reading

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Sweet potato croquettes with roo tail and native herbs

I like cooking with native ingredients for Australia Day. It gives me pause to reflect on the Traditional Owners of this land, give thanks for their custodianship and recognise their knowledge. I had great success with my first ever batch … Continue reading

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Crocodile with sweet and sour quandong sauce

You may have figured by now, I love to use native foods in my cooking. I think it has environmental benefits, supporting maintenance of native flora and fauna; maintains knowledge of the land, and shows respect to the indigenous knowledge … Continue reading

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Wild rice paper rolls

I was recently inspired by a Food for Hunters post on Vietnamese Spring Rolls filled with teal. I knew I had to make an Australian wild food version of this delicious Vietnamese favourite. I wanted to fill them with yabbies … Continue reading

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Bush béarnaise

Last week I bought home both a steak, and some yabbies from the farmers market. I knew I wanted to make a sort of outback surf ‘n’ turf. But I realised that I could give an Aussie bush twist to … Continue reading

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Pepperberry crackers

These crackers are the pair to the pepperberry leaf crackers I made a friend for her birthday. Those were diamond shape- a bit like the leaves of Tasmania’s native plant, these are round shaped- like the berries themselves. I think … Continue reading

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Wallaby tacos

Taco Tuesday went Australian this week, to celebrate this great land. I visited Hobart’s Farm Gate Market on Australia Day, and have been carrying on the theme all through the week. I was chuffed to meet Ross O’Meara from Bruny … Continue reading

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Pepperberry leaf crackers

A very dear friend of mine recently celebrated her birthday. Sadly I couldn’t afford to buy her a gift and I did think I was the one getting the treat when she said she’d come and visit me in Tasmania. … Continue reading

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This is the only non-original recipe I’ve posted. It belongs to a very dear friend of mine, with whom I’ve had a great many good times, some of which included the baking of these very biscuits, as well as some … Continue reading

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