basic food supply - flour, sugar, butter, rice, pork and beef
Asian food was introduced to Australia during the gold rush
These chocolate and coconut cake-ish wonders were named after Lord Lamington, the governor of Queensland from 1895 to 1901, who wore a cake-like homburg hat
eating meat was part of farming life. Australian dinner plates were dominated by large servings of meat, considered the main part of the meal
ANZAC (Australia and New Zealand Army Corps) biscuits were created as a nutritional boost for soldiers during World War I. The Anzac biscuit was designed to withstand long sea journeys.
the cuisine changed from British and Irish cuisines
Increasing numbers of women in the workforce meant big changes at the family dinner table.
larger numbers of Asian migrants, and virtually every town and suburb now has a Chinese and a Thai restaurant
meant more of us could eat out on a regular basis.
Australia’s favourite hot beverage was tea. Our new settlers, however, were thirsty for the strong espresso coffee of home