The recipes that might be considered our most iconic are as diverse as the people who make up Australia. From lamb cutlets to laksa, here are some popular Aussie recipes that have earnt star status in the kitchen.
Iconic Aussie recipes
1. Spiced lamb cutlets with broad bean and ricotta dip
These succulent spiced lamb cutlets are served with homemade broad bean and ricotta dip for the perfect summer barbecue dish.
2. Butter chicken with jewelled cauliflower rice
Hearty and wholesome, this creamy butter chicken will be your new favourite if it isn't already.
3. Iced VoVo ice cream sandwiches
Four ingredients and 15 minutes is all you need to whip up these delicious Iced VoVo ice cream sandwiches for a warm-weather treat.
4. Michael Weldon's Mum's laksa
The iconic laksa has become synonymous with great Aussie dishes and is enjoyed around the country, especially in the Top End.
5. Basic chocolate lamingtons
You can’t go wrong with this classic Aussie treat. The delicate vanilla sponge cake is covered in chocolate icing and coated in coconut for an irresistible combo.
6. Curtis’ BBQ steak and eggplant sanga
Take your steak sandwich to the next level with Curtis’ BBQ steak and eggplant sandwich. Filled with rocket, tomato and cheddar cheese, it’s a winner.
7. Homemade Anzac biscuits
This Anzac biscuit recipe is perfect for those who like their biscuits chewy or crunchy, so everyone is satisfied.
8. Honey and ginger chicken wings
These sweet and spicy chicken wings make an easy and delicious midweek meal and will have the whole family going back for seconds.
9. Kebabs with gyros salad
Who doesn’t love a kebab? Packed with healthy ingredients and lots of flavour, this dish can be ready in 15 minutes.
10. Chorizo and mushroom pizza
The only debate around this Aussie staple is do you add pineapple?
11. Beef, black bean and cashew stir-fry
This iconic dish has won over Australian hearts and tastebuds alike. The best part about this dish? You only need 20 mins to get this tasty beef, black bean and cashew stir-fry on the table.
12. Golden Gaytime semifreddo
This much-loved Aussie ice cream has been revamped into a delicious semifreddo dessert.