Chocolate Crackles - an Australian treat - often served at a kid's party!

Chocolate Crackles - an Australian treat - often served at a kid's party!

Bangers (Sausages) & Mash with Peas 'n Gravy at Ye Olde Kings Head in Santa Monica.

Bangers (Sausages) & Mash with Peas 'n Gravy at Ye Olde Kings Head in Santa Monica.

"He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich" .. lyrics from 'I Come from a Land Down Under' by Aussie group Men at Work.

"He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich" .. lyrics from 'I Come from a Land Down Under' by Aussie group Men at Work.

Anzac Biscuits ... originally called Soldiers Biscuits, the current name only came about after the legendary WW1 Gallipoli Campaign by the ANZAC Troops (the Australia New Zealand Army Corp). Australian wives & mothers at home came up with the recipe based on readily available ingredients that wouldn't spoil easily,  namely oats, sugar, flour, coconut, butter, golden syrup, bi-carbonate of soda & boiling water. The Biscuits could then be sent to the Troops overseas.

Anzac Biscuits ... originally called Soldiers Biscuits, the current name only came about after the legendary WW1 Gallipoli Campaign by the ANZAC Troops (the Australia New Zealand Army Corp). Australian wives & mothers at home came up with the recipe based on readily available ingredients that wouldn't spoil easily, namely oats, sugar, flour, coconut, butter, golden syrup, bi-carbonate of soda & boiling water. The Biscuits could then be sent to the Troops overseas.

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