Advance Australia Fare

Don't let the weather rain on your Australia Day parade on January 26. Rug up and strike up the barbie - or at least prepare a pav - and toast all things Antipodean.

Aussie burgers
Garlic jumbo prawns
Stuffed peppers on the barbie
Spiced smoky barbecued chicken
Raspberry ripple pavlovaSpiced smoky barbecued chicken

Crank the barbie back into action with Aussie chef Ben O'Donoghue's lip-smacking Spiced smoky barbecued chicken.


Pear & chocolate mini pavlovas
Cheesy garlic bread
Honey roast beetroot
Beach bar special
Warm roast asparagus salad

Warm roast asparagus salad


If you think salads are just for summer, think again. Australian food writer Jill Dupleix's Aussie Warm roast asparagus salad is authentic, yet suitable for colder climates too.


Beef pie with crisp potato crust
Mango and passion fruit pavlova
Cajun pork fillet & beer sauce
Simple carrot salad
Isaac's chocolate coconut square

Chocolate coconut squares


These Chocolate coconut squares are known as lamingtons in Australia, and are a popular squishy, sweet treat.


Apricot & pistachio pavlova
Beetroot, goat's cheese and tarragon salad
Barbecue sauce
Salt & pepper squid
Panfried fish with fresh beetroot salsa



Food doesn't get more Aussie than a big, fluffy pavlova. Try this Apricot & pistachio pavlova. If you can't find fresh apricots, use the tinned type instead.