Phở, Gỏi Cuốn, and Bún: How Vietnamese Food Entered the Australian Consciousness
The humble Vietnamese restaurant is synonymous with the Australian food scene, but how did Vietnamese food first gain popularity in the '70s and '80s?
Australia, We Need to Talk About Fairy Bread
There’s one Australianism that can’t be excused by weather or geography: Fairy Bread. It's nothing more than triangles of white bread covered with butter and topped sprinkles, but it's simple, nostalgic, and a minimal-effort substitute for real cake.
This ‘Aussie Taco’ Is Not a Taco. It’s a Disgrace
A hot dog in a piece of white bread is indeed a thing in Australia, but please stop calling it a "taco."
The Internet Is Appalled at the Australian Prime Minister's Obsession with Raw Onions
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's ongoing delight in biting into whole, raw onions is perplexing the masses.
Australia Thinks Its Citizens Need to Know How Australian Their Food Is
Australia's new $37 million "Country of Origin Labelling" program doesn’t mandate that food producers actually label the country of origin—unless that country is Australia.
Australia Needs to Embrace Its Bush Tucker
Bush tucker, as native Australian foods are commonly known, are as delicious as they are wild. Yet Australia has never embraced its quandongs and its wallaby meats as part of its national cuisine—and that is a damn shame.
Fairy Bread Recipe
Celebrate Australia Day with processed carbs, butter, and sprinkles. Lots of sprinkles.