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12 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

17/01/2019 (Last Updated: 29/10/2019)

Whether you’re planning an Australia Day feast or just looking for inspiration for your next foodie catch-up with friends, we’ve got you covered. Here are 12 of our favourite, mouth watering, flavour-packed recipes to get your party started!

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Let’s get stuck in shall we? ????

12 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

1. Australian Mini Meat Pies (Party Pies!) | Wandercooks

“Move over bakeries, Australian Mini Meat Pies are the simple homemade answers to crunchy bliss. Crispy flaky pastry meets beef gravy perfection in these tiny bites. Freeze them for make-ahead party food or a quick snack when you need them most.”

Australian Mini Meat Pies - Perfection in a crunchy bite, these little beef pies will win over your next party guests. So easy to make at home! |

2. Roasted Beetroot, Goats Cheese & Walnut Salad | The Cook’s Pyjamas

“Roasted beetroot salad, with goats cheese and walnuts, is the perfect side dish for a BBQ. Simple to make, it transports well for a meal with friends. It can also be served with loads of crusty bread as a hearty vegetarian main.”

Roasted Beetroot Goats Cheese Walnut Salad - Cooks Pajamas | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

3. Healthy Zucchini Slice | Cook It Real Good

“This healthy zucchini slice is perfect for meal prep – quick and simple to whip up and absolutely delicious! Enjoy as is or throw in some extra veggies for something different!”

Healthy Zucchini Slice - Be Forever- Healthier | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

4. Pineapple Chili & Ginger Glazed Chicken Wings | Another Food Blogger

“Dinner doesn’t always need to be super fancy and sometimes you just can’t beat a big ol’ bowl of chicken wings and a few beers. At the same time it would be rude not to do those wings justice so with this homemade pineapple, chili & ginger glaze you will certainly be doing your wings proud AND your dining companion happy!”

Pineapple Glazed Wings - Another Food Blogger | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

5. Easy-as Homemade Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls | Wandercooks

“Crispy, flaky pastry wrapped around a soft, savoury meat filling is always a recipe for delicious success. Aussie Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls are super quick and easy to prepare, and keep well in the freezer. You’ll always be prepared with a tasty snack next time your friends pop in for a random catch-up.”

Easy Homemade Beef & Thyme Sausage Rolls - Born in Australia, the little crunchy Aussie bite-size snacks are perfect for lunch, dinner or a whole party! Serve with tomato sauce for extreme yumminess. |

6. Lamb Burger, Harissa & Grilled Onions | Another Food Blogger

“It’s burgertime again in AnotherFoodBloggers home and this is definitely one of my favs! Combining that kick ass red pepper sriracha harissa recipe of mine, some top quality meat, crisp lettuce, sweet grilled onions & let’s not forget about my trusted Weber and well, you are on to a good thing!”

Lamb Burger - Another Food Blogger | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day




7. Thai Inspired Prawn Salad | It’s Not Complicated Recipes

“This Thai Inspired Prawn Salad looks great, tastes amazing and is simple to make. I’ve had a number of requests from readers, asking for a new way of serving prawns. This dish may be just what you’re looking for if you want something a little different for the festive season.”

Thai Inspired Prawn Salad - Its Not Complicated Recipes | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

8. Lamb Prosciutto Cutlets | Chef Not Required

“I’m not at all biased (lol!) when I tell you these Pesto Lamb Prosciutto Cutlets are like little pieces of heaven AND with tasty bones to gnaw on when you’re done… This recipe is one you will want to keep as your go-to for an easy lamb cutlet recipe that is big on flavour but short on time. They are so simple to put together!”

Pesto Lamb Prosciutto Bites - Chef Not Required | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

But hold up a sec, we almost forgot the best part of the day – it’s time for dessert!

9. ANZAC Biscuit Apple Pie | My Kitchen Stories

“This Anzac Biscuit Apple Pie is what I would call the perfect smash up of my favourite desserts. I love crunchy oaty Anzac biscuits and I adore Apple Pie. The combination for me is just too good to be true. It’s a tad sweet but you don’t need much and it keeps very well. In fact it travels well too so this would be a great picnic dessert.”

Apple Anzac Pie - My Kitchen Stories | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

10. Triple Chocolate Cherry Fudge | It’s Not Complicated

“This delectably rich, easy to make Triple Chocolate Cherry Fudge is an ideal festive dessert. It makes a wonderful gift and is great to have on hand for entertaining!”

Triple Chocolate Cherry Fudge - Its Not Complicated Recipes | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

11. Watermelon Pizza Recipe | Wholesome Yum

“If you haven’t heard of watermelon fruit pizza before, it’s one of the easiest summer desserts you can make. It’s ready in just minutes, and there’s no need to turn on your oven. It’s perfect when it’s just too hot and you want to cool off!”

Watermelon Pizza Recipe - Wholesome Yum | 10 Mouth Watering Recipes You Need This Australia Day

12. Easy Australian Pavlova Recipe | Wandercooks

“This Easy Australian Pavlova Recipe is all about that crunchy, crumbly meringue shell and soft, pillowy marshmallow centre, topped with lashings of sweet cream and fruit.”

Easy Australian Pavlova Recipe with The Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Mixer - Crunchy meringue with lashings of sweet cream and fruit. |


Woohoo! We hope you enjoyed our mouth watering Australia Day recipes roundup! But before you go, we’ve got one more ???? BONUS RECIPE ???? to share with you:

Bonus Recipe: Eton Mess – The 5 Minute Cheaters Pavlova Recipe | Wandercooks

“Yummy, scrummy, and oh-so-delicious, this 5 Minute Eton Mess Dessert literally melts in your mouth – just like pavlova! This quick cheat version features crumbly meringue, sweet whipped cream, fresh fruit and Table of Plenty’s Nourish & Go all wrapped up in one ridiculously easy dessert recipe. It’ll make for a perfect end to a perfect Australia Day catchup with friends.”

Eton Mess Dessert Recipe 5 Minute Pavlova - Whipped in minutes, this quick and easy dessert is sure to please your guests. Sweet thick cream, strawberries, mint, kiwi and meringue make the best combo. |

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  • Reply
    21/01/2019 at 8:02 am

    Thanks for including my Zucchini Slice in this awesome round up! So many delicious ideas!

    • Reply
      22/01/2019 at 2:08 pm

      Ahh thank YOU Cassie – zucchini slice is the best and yours is gorgeous! What are you looking forward to trying first?

  • Reply
    18/01/2019 at 3:27 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing a couple of my recipes!
    I am so excited to give the other ones a try – what a delicious roundup!

    • Reply
      22/01/2019 at 2:15 pm

      You’re so welcome Alexandra, and so nice to connect with a fellow Aussie blogger too – can’t wait to give these a try! ????

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