Australia Day Pavlova

Australia Day Pavlova

Who's up for a slice of Australia Day Pavlova? It may be a little cliche but I'm making an "Aussie Pav" for Australia Day this year. The truth is, I've never made a pavlova for Australia Day before! I wonder if that make me unAustralian??? I've made a lot of other delicious Australia Day Recipes Continue reading

6 Australia Day Recipes

6 Australia Day Recipes

What do you bring to an Australia Day BBQ?  Do you hold an Australia Day party each year? With Christmas a distant memory I am starting to get into the Australia Day spirit! After all, it's another holiday centred around food and booze! Two of my favourite things. We usually spend the morning Continue reading

Australia Day Message

Australia Day Message

Hello lovely Gourmet Getaways readers! No I am not the queen but I thought I'd send an Australia Day message anyway. I hope you are having a wonderful Australia Day, and enjoying the great Aussie privilege... a public holiday! So throw a gourmet snag on the barbie for me, and I will Continue reading

Aussie Dogs for Australia Day

Aussie Dogs for Australia Day

The mercury is rising and the only cool spot at the moment is in the water, a sure sign that Australia Day is on the way! Australia Day means sunburn, thongs, beach, minor heat stroke, barbequing every type of meat known to man and of course a crisp white wine while the boys talk cricket with Continue reading

Kangaroo Puff Pastry Pockets

Kangaroo Puff Pastry Pockets

I hope you we had a wonderful Australia Day on Saturday, and are now enjoying our government sanctioned public holiday. I do love a long weekend! There is nothing more Australian than a three day weekend. As I promised in my Australia Day story I am sharing the recipe for my tasty Continue reading

Happy Australia Day!

Happy Australia Day!

The sun is shining and it looks like it is going to be another hot Aussie Day here in Coffs Harbour! So what are your plans for this great day? I will be beaching it with the kids! Mr GG is away on a camping "bucks party weekend" at a remote bush campsite on the beach, about 50 kms Continue reading

Australia Day Food Ideas

Australia Day Food Ideas

Do you have plans for Australia Day? For me Australia Day always means a day at the beach with friends.  This year we will be going to a local beach called Gallows where we can drive the vehicles onto the sand and put out the awnings for a bit of sun protection. We usually stay at the Continue reading

Australia Day & Cheesymite Scrolls for the Kids

Australia Day & Cheesymite Scrolls for the Kids

Australia Day is just around the corner! What are your plans for this wonderful public holiday? Thanks to the generosity of the lovely people at Bakers Delight I was given the opportunity to select some of their delicious products to take home and try. I decided to embrace the “Aussie Day” Continue reading

Australia Day Lamington Macaron

Australia Day Lamington Macaron

To celebrate Australia Day this year I have decided to embrace all things Australian in my food choices for our BBQ. The first dish I wanted to present will actually be our Australia Day dessert. There are not too many cakes more Australian than the lamington. Does any other country even make a Continue reading

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