- generally everyday cereal with cold milk, Fruit
Juice from a bottle (they are very good quality), and
very few people squeeze oranges at home. The most
common eaten bread is the slice bread toast with
butter and jam. The Coffee is weak mixed
with cold milk in a big cup. Sweeteners are not
very common used and they seemed to be amazed when you
Lunch Box - Sandwich of bread with butter and
vegemite, apple or any
other fruit and a “little treat” that means
a small chocolate or fruit/cereal bar. Others use
Nutela hazelnuts spread on the bread. As the
kids stay in the school until 3 pm sometimes they
bring pocket money to buy food in the tuck shop
lunch - Usually around 12 o'clock, and the
preference are the sandwiches hamburgers. Meat Pies
came second, and fried chicken pieces in third place
or Afternoon Tea - “Spaggy Bol”-
Spaghetti Bolognese is one of the most
requested kid dishes, but usually the menu is composed
with some kind of meat and vegetables, always
have potatoes or mash potatoes. This means the
traditional English style meal Meat + 3 Vegetables.
The rice has been introduced by the Asian culture (30%
of the population) but the consume is still very low (
generally they don't know how to do very well and the
outcome is a very sticky rice).
- For the families the Fish & Chips (fried fish
with fried potatoes) is the most requested eaten with
a lot of ketchup. To the younger generation Pizzas.
The BBQ (Barbie) is very popular as well on the
Things for Australians
smoothies. For them they really looks like something
very disgusting. In Australia they use Avocado only in
salads (salted with other vegetables) or inside a
sandwich, never with sugar.
beans, brown beans and Feijoada. Most people
does not want to risk their life in a gourmet
adventure to try such a black staff full of things
They say it looks like and taste dry as saw
kids have coffee and milk or any other drink with
coffee or Guaraná. In Australia both are
considered as drugs or to stay excited. The soft drink
Guaraná is not known. Here only exists guarana drinks
associated with smart drinks or energy drinks,
advertised about the caffeine effects. They usually
drink to be awake working studying or dancing.
using chilies in the food. Australians love
chillies,and they are amazed to try Brazilian food
without chilies. They think Mexican food is
similar with Brazilian.
washing with soap and after rinse with clean water.
The way they do here ( and in NZ too) is a full sink
of hot water and soap, Put all dishes inside, clean
with a sponge and put in the dish drainer. Few people
rinse with clean water. Dish washer machines are very
Food - Don't miss out
with Vegemite - spread butter and a thin layer of
vegemite in a sandwich (vegemite is like a strong Soya
Fish and Chips - overdose of grease
but It is nice. Don't forget the ketchup.
Roast Lamb with vegetables & gravy
- Roast lamb in the oven (try also the pork), with
roast or boiled vegetables such as carrots peas and
potatoes (of course), a sauce called Gravy (they loved
this sauce- It is a thick meat sauce).
Sausage roll - It is a pastry tube
shape filled with meat sausage. Very filling.
Meat pie the most famous and popular. Every
where you can find them even frozen. The ones sold at the
Goldstein bakeries are very good.
Beans Waffles. It is a very strange combination for
Latin taste, but they love this cans of tomato sauce with
brown beans (sweet) with bread.
Sticky Date Pudding – it is a iced cake
with dates and a caramel sauce on the top.
Bee Sting - Cake with custard filling. You
can find it in bakeries.