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Traditional Australian recipes

While we love exploring new cultures and cuisines, there's something comforting about the familiar food you grew up with. Luckily, Australia is home to a whole host of delicious produce and traditional recipes that we still love to this very day. Take your pick from everyone's favourite chicken schnitzel parmigiana, or footy-appropriate meat pies, or get your sweet on with easy finger buns and warm coconut and banana bread, spread with lashings of butter. It's foodie heaven!

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    Easy chicken parmigiana

    Spruce up your humble chicken schnitzel with the addition of tomato pasta sauce, melted cheese and fresh basil. This simple topping adds a world of flavour that will delight your friends and family.

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    Rockmelon sorbet with fresh papaya

    In the mood for something sweet and refreshing? Try this rockmelon sorbet with fresh papaya- the perfect fruity summer treat!

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    Baked lemon cheesecake

    Sweet, creamy and zesty, this divine baked lemon cheesecake is perfect served topped with mixed berries and fresh cream for a tasty dessert that will win over the fussiest of diners.

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    Spice-crusted lamb racks and roasted carrots

    Jazz up dinner time with these delicious lamb racks. They are rolled in a delicious seed and spice mix, and served with juicy roasted carrots for the ultimate family meal.

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    Pretty pastel coconut ice

    Pretty pastel coconut ice! A beautifully delicious sweet treat everyone will love!

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    Apricot chicken with creamy rice

    Deliciously tender and succulent apricot chicken and soft creamy rice. Warm and comforting - the perfect family dinner for the cooler winter nights!

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    Vanilla buttercake

    Sweet, moist, indulgent vanilla buttercake. A crowd pleasing dessert, and the perfect treat for morning or afternoon tea.

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    Aussie burger with the lot

    A quick beef burger to barbecue for the whole family, with the Aussie touches of pineapple and beetroot.

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    Easy finger buns

    Relive your childhood and share with your family the true joys of a traditional finger bun for morning tea - complete with pink icing and a fluffy, golden base stuffed with juicy sultanas.

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    Aussie beef and shiraz pies

    An Australian icon, the humble Aussie pie is given a re-vamp worthy to serve to family and friends. A hot, tasty beef, shiraz and mushroom filling is encased in a flakey, golden pastry that will delight dinner guests.

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    Barramundi with pineapple salad

    This recipe combines Australia's favourite and most versatile fish with a zesty pineapple salad. A super-fresh and delicious dish that can be table-ready in under 30 minutes.

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    Lamington sponge cake

    We've added a delightful twist to the much loved Australian dessert, sandwiching light and fluffy lamingtons around a layer of fresh whipped cream.

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    Summer berry pavlova

    Australian family gatherings or celebrations wouldn't be complete without a pav, especially in the warmer months when all our favourite soft fruit is super-ripe and cheap. Or top with any fruit you like - banana, kiwifruit, mango or hulled cherries are all good alternatives.

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    Aussie sausage rolls

    Kangaroo mince gives these sausage rolls a gourmet twist, but if you use beef or pork instead, they still qualify as dinky-di Aussie!

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    Classic honey jumbles

    These delicious sweet baked fingers iced with a sweet glaze are a classic dessert that children from every generation loved.

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