Eating habits in australia

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Eating habits in australia

  1. 1. Australian cuisine refers to the cuisine of Australia and its indigenous and colonial societies. Indigenous Australians have occupied the lands of Australia for some 40000–60000 years, during which time they developed a unique hunter gatherer diet, known as "bush tucker", drawn from regional Australian flora and fauna— such as the kangaroo.
  2. 2.    During the week most people have their breakfast on the run. Cereals and milk are a quick and easy solution for brake, if you want to use an Australian slang. A vegemite sandwich is a pretty popular and easy breakfast or snack. Then on the way to work they pick a cup of coffee or latte. Australian food culture includes the cafe culture with infinite varieties of the strong beverage. For those who love the black hot beverage but want to avoid staying awake late at night, mix your coffee with the Australian native roasted wattle seed. Your cup a will have a nice chocolate and nutty taste that enhances its flavor.
  3. 3.    Some carry their lunch box at work. It is mainly sandwiches, wraps or left-overs from the previous night's dinner. Others go to food courts or small eateries and have a quick dish. The variety is overwhelming: Chinese stir fries, Vietnamese or Thai food, Indian curries, Italian pasta, Turkish kebabs are just some examples. Are you after something that can add typical Australian flavor to your food? Try the high quality native herbs and spices. Click on the Amazon images on your right or search for them in the box above.
  4. 4.     What Do Australians Eat for Dinner? This is the main meal of the day. It can be pasta, stir fry, steak, fish, salads. Generally something that can be ready quickly. Sometimes it is take away food: pizza or a frozen meal picked at the supermarket. Though with a high incidence of obesity in Australia and lots of cooking shows, more and more people are spending time in the kitchen making fresh food. The roast has its special place, on Sundays. There's more time available to cook a family meal and everyone is at home to sit together around the dinner table.
  5. 5.     What is Vegemite? Vegemite is a thick salty spread made from yeast leftovers after brewing beer. Generations of Australians have enjoyed it since 1923. The date is proudly mentioned on all vegemite jars. As some one new to traditional Aussie food, chances are that you may not like it at the beginning. But it grows on you. Spread some butter on a hot piece of toast and top it with a very, very thin layer of vegemite. You will soon understand why it is one of Australia favorite foods.
  6. 6.  Pavlova is a meringue cake named after the famous Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. Bake it at home or buy it off the shelf, top it with whipped cream and fresh fruit. A delicious dessert, it goes well with a glass of bubbly wine.
  7. 7.  Wash your hands and face before sitting down.  Come to the table when called.  No books at the table.    Sit up straight, knees down and forward facing to the table. Sit on your bottom. Wait until everyone is seated and served before beginning Grace. Wait until Grace is said before beginning eating. Do not interrupt during Grace.  Don't interrupt conversations; wait your turn to talk.  Only engage in 'polite table talk.  Look after other people; do not help yourself only.
  8. 8.  Ask politely for dishes to be passed. Never reach across the table.  Do not be greedy.  Keep your elbows off table.  Turn your head away from table and cover your mouth to sneeze or cough.  Wipe your hands on your napkin, not your shirt or tablecloth,  Never chew with your mouth open.  Never talk with a mouth full of food.  Use utensils quietly without banging them on the table or plate.  Use a bread and butter plate for your bread.  Do not eat off your knife.  Ask to be excused from the table before you leave.  Thank your hostess for the meal, thank all for their company.  Clear your plate from the table and take it into the kitchen.
  9. 9.          Cereal Vegemite Meat pie Cakes Steak with blood Roast chicken Bacon and eggs Roasted tomatoes Juice Coffee Coke Ice-cream Stir fry Fish Salads
  10. 10.    Australians and people around the world are changing what they eat because of the rising cost of food, according to a new global survey released today by international aid agency Oxfam as part of its new campaign GROW. Some 62 per cent of Australians surveyed are no longer eating the same foods they did two years ago, and 39 per cent of them attributed this to rising food prices. The survey was conducted by international research consultancy GlobeScan and involved 16,000 people in 17 countries including Australia, Brazil, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, UK and the USA.
  11. 11.   Vedzhimayt - is processed yeast, brown mass with a pungent odor and very salty. Spread on bread very thin layer. Meat pie-meat patties in the form of baskets of dough on top of a basket, too, closed test.

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