Celebrate Australia Day (Jan. 26) with the country’s signature sweet: #lamingtons. They’re fluffy little snacking cakes drenched in coconut and chocolate.

Lamingtons

Celebrate Australia Day (Jan. 26) with the country’s signature sweet: #lamingtons. They’re fluffy little snacking cakes drenched in coconut and chocolate.

For the record Australians call them prawns!!! Never have I heard an Aussie call them shrimp.

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

For the record Australians call them prawns!!! Never have I heard an Aussie call them shrimp.

Summery kebabs - kiwi fruit and pineapple. Would also make a great splash of green and gold for your Australia Day BBQ!

Summery kebabs - kiwi fruit and pineapple. Would also make a great splash of green and gold for your Australia Day BBQ!

It wouldn’t be Australia Day without lamingtons, but this year I decided to give mine a makeover and make these decadent lamington ice-cream bars.

Donna Hay’s Lamington ice-cream bars

It wouldn’t be Australia Day without lamingtons, but this year I decided to give mine a makeover and make these decadent lamington ice-cream bars.

Australia Day Vegemite pinwheels

Australia Day Vegemite pinwheels

A slightly thinner version of vegemite scrolls with herbs and mustard. These snails make great finger food. Freezing the roll for 30 mins makes them easier to cut thin but is not essential.

This weekend is the Australia Day long weekend, which means a day off work, listening to the Triple J Hottest 100 while day-drinking and the bastardisation of Australian desserts. Which brings me to the Lamington Cake with Milo Icing. Lamingtons are a well-know and loved Aussie treat that are traditionally made with old sponge cake that was cut up and dipped in a runny mixture of icing sugar, cocoa and milk and then rolled in desiccated coconut. Milo is an …

Lamington Cake with Milo Icing for Australia Day

This weekend is the Australia Day long weekend, which means a day off work, listening to the Triple J Hottest 100 while day-drinking and the bastardisation of Australian desserts. Which brings me to the Lamington Cake with Milo Icing. Lamingtons are a well-know and loved Aussie treat that are traditionally made with old sponge cake that was cut up and dipped in a runny mixture of icing sugar, cocoa and milk and then rolled in desiccated coconut. Milo is an …

The most perfect little ANZAC biscuit recipe ever... includes conventional and Thermomix instructions!

Classic ANZAC Biscuits (and a little celebration!)

The most perfect little ANZAC biscuit recipe ever... includes conventional and Thermomix instructions!

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