Special Sub-Topic: Tasty Australian Cuisine
|What is the main ingredient of Vegemite?|
Yeast. Vegemite has been made since 1923, when it was invented by the Fred Walker Company. It is one of the world's richest known sources of Vitamin B.
|An Australian (and New Zealand) dessert is named after which famous Russian ballerina?|
Anna Pavlova. A Pavlova is a dessert made from egg whites and sugar, which when cooked properly turns out with a light and fluffy centre and a crispy outer shell. It is traditionally served with whipped cream and fruit.
|ANZAC biscuits were developed to commemorate the efforts of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I. They are traditionally eaten on Anzac Day. What date is Anzac Day celebrated?|
April 25. Anzac Day is a tribute to the most famous battle the Anzacs fought, in Gallipoli, Turkey, on April 25 1915.
|What is the name of the dessert named after Australian opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba?|
Peach Melba. Peach Melba consists of ice cream, with cooked peaches and raspberry sauce on the top.
|What are chocolate-covered lamingtons rolled in to complete this delicious sponge cake?|
Desiccated Coconut. Lamingtons were named after Lady Lamington, the wife of the Governor of Queensland between 1896 and 1901.
|What do Australians pour over their meat pies?|
Tomato sauce. The pie and sauce is the classic meal eaten during a cold Melbourne winter game of footy.
|What is the name of the unleavened bread traditionally cooked by Australian bush people?|
Damper. Damper was baked in the hot ashes of a fire, so it was burned on the outside, but soft inside.
|In what Australian state does a "pie floater" originate from?|
South Australia. This dish consists of a meat pie floating in pea soup.
|After what were SAO biscuits named?|
|Which of these is not an original Australian beer?|
Heineken. Toohey's is from New South Wales, XXXX is from Queensland, and Hahn is brewed throughout Australia.
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