Do you remember our list of 10 foods weird to expats but delicious to Australians? (If you don’t remember, you can read it again here). I have received many comments and emails asking for part 2 of this unique list ( such as Vegemite ). Let’s step into the unique Australia cuisine! Here are 10 Weird Foods Only Found in Australia:
Vegemite – Foods only found in Australia
“It took me about ten years to learn to like Vegemite on toast…now I love it.” There should be a component for applying for citizenship! Annette says
Why do Australians love Vegemite so much?
Beetroot on your burger
“On paper, I used to think beetroot on burgers was disgusting. It was delicious when I tried it. “Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it,” Yenne says.
Pineapple Lumps (and bullets)
“What’s the deal with coating things in chocolate that doesn’t taste good?” Chocolate-covered pineapple dish sponges and chocolate-covered licorice bullets Let’s eat chocolate together.” – Hilary, Denmark
Savory Food to Try in New Zealand
“I may be kicked out of the country for saying this, but does anyone else not understand the whole Cherry Ripe thing?” It’s as if someone took the most rejected chocolate from the assorted box and turned it into an entire bar. People, these do not taste like cherries! Tanya from Wales
Dagwood dog/pluto pups
“Dagwood dogs are a little daggy (pun intended), but they’re not too bad.” I’m not sure why you need to dunk it in so much tomato sauce. – Erin from Japan
Top 5 Traditional Irish Foods that make locals proud
Choc ripple cake – Foods only found in Australia
“When I first arrived in this wonderful country, I had never heard of chocolate ripple cake.” My first mother’s group was amused when I tried it for the first time and asked for the recipe!! ” – Kerry
Cob loaf – Foods only found in Australia
“The first time someone proudly presented a cheesy cob loaf at a party, I laughed. My jaw dropped to the floor as they told everyone about the soup packet mix they put in it. I was quickly won over and am now a proud member of the cob squad! ” – Kathryn from Wales. This is the most interesting in Australia cuisine.
“What’s the big deal?” “The crumbs have become soggy.” – Linda
“Cabanossi has a place, but not on a lovely antipasto platter!”
” – Maria from Italy
“Milo as a hot beverage is common. However, eating it straight from the tin with a spoon or sprinkling it over ice cream is not. When you crunch it, the texture is horrible.” – Yalika, Brazil
Sausage sizzle – Foods only found in Australia
“[Sausages] were NEVER supposed to be made with beef!” They don’t know how to make them properly here.” (Don’t even get me started on the single piece of bread used to wrap it…) – Denise, Canada