Every single Australian expat has been taunted by one single expression, ‘throw another shrimp on the barbie.’ Hearing this gets the same reaction as say fingernails on a blackboard. For starters, they’re not even called shrimp. Thanks Paul Hogan.
Food + Drink
When you’re an expat, you end up craving the oddest things. And these things are usually the items that you cannot run down to the store and purchase. It requires a lot of forethought and coordination. Funny thing is that it’s not necessarily about consuming the item itself that stems the homesickness, it’s the connection [...]
Further evidence that the great Aussie meat pie takeover continues: Australian chain Pie Face today opens its second New York location – on the East side in Murray Hill. The store follows their pattern of opening locations close to some of Manhattan’s landmarks – the first, on 53rd and Broadway, takes up space next to [...]
If you watched the season 3 premiere of Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race, you will have noticed one team with a distinctly down under theme. The Barbie Babes are three Aussie ladies who are currently competing on the show in hopes of winning a food truck of their own and kick-starting their business.
[Update - 21 August, 2012] We’ve just been informed that as well as the change in size to the Paddle Pop, Streets have also just announced that the banana flavour recipe has changed. According to Streets, it’s for nutritional reasons: vegetable oil is gone from the ingredients, and the Paddle Pops now contain about 27% [...]
We’re happy little AussieMites indeed. As the case for an Aussie-made, home-grown product expands in Australia, one family-owned company has decided to take matters into their own hands, creating a refined, gluten-free, rich-tasting yeast extract called AussieMite. And, most importantly, it’s 100% Australian made and owned. According to a piece on news.com.au, the product has [...]
Fourth of July – America’s Independence Day – is next Wednesday, and since it falls mid-week this year, many have chosen to extend celebrations to the weekend before or after the day. To help us put a uniquely Aussie twist on the celebrations, we enlisted Aussie Michelle Lackey, of competitive BBQ team Hog it Up BBQ, [...]