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  • Angus Beef

    Angus Beef

    Angus Beef refers to the most commonly used variety of beef in Australia. This breed of cattle derives its name from the county of Angus in Scotland, which it is native to. Angus beef is very soft and has excellent texture and flavor. Its preparations are commonly served in several ...

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  • Lamington

    Lamington

    Often referred to as the National Cake of Australia, lamington is also iconic of the country. Coated in chocolate icing and desiccated coconut, it is a spongy square-shaped cake. It can also be served with butter or jam and is best enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee. Lamington ...

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  • Emu Meat

    Emu Meat

    An Australian native, the emu is highly preferred by foodies as its meat has a high nutritional value and tastes good too. Emu meat has very little fat and low levels of cholesterol so it is also good for a low-calorie diet. Practically, emu meat can be used in most ...

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  • Crocodile Meat

    Crocodile Meat

    A bizarre food for some, and a delicacy for many others, crocodile meat has gained significant popularity among tourists in Australia over the past few years. The protein-rich white meat is healthy, and can easily replace chicken and pork in several Australian recipes. ...

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  • Kangaroo Meat

    Kangaroo Meat

    Try out kangaroo meat for a true Australian experience. A popular gourmet delicacy, it is low in fat and rich in protein and is prepared in different ways for different dishes. Some dishes to try out are kangaroo stir fry, kangaroo steak, kangaroo tail soup and kangaroo lasagne. ...

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  • Pavlova

    Pavlova

    Named after Anna Pavlova, a Russian ballet dancer, pavlova is a dessert made of meringue. With a crisp crust and soft filling, it is one of the most popular dishes in Australia and a must try when you are here. A traditional pavlova is garnished with cream and fruits like ...

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  • Anzac

    Anzac

    Anzac biscuits are a must try while in Australia and it is a good idea to even take some back home for family and friends. Interestingly, these biscuits have a story behind them. During World War I, these biscuits were made by wives of soldiers who went to fight for ...

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