The Great Australian Guide

How to eat Vegemite

Typically, Vegemite is lightly spread on toast or crackers along with some butter. The keyword here is "lightly" as a very little goes a long way due to its strong taste.

It also can be spread on toast with cheese slices or avocado or enjoy it on some toast with a soft-boiled egg!

What to mix in with your Weet-Bix

5 ways to enjoy Weet-Bix

1. Topped with nuts, seeds, sliced banana or stewed fruit.

2. With your favourite yoghurt topped with slices of kiwifruit and strawberries.

3. For a comforting breakfast on cooler mornings, try warming your favourite milk and pour it over your Weet-Bix.

4. Weet-Bix makes a great snack. Try spreading it with peanut butter and a little honey or with thin slices of apple or banana for a tasty snack.

5. You can also try splitting a Weet-Bix biscuit into half and topping it with cottage cheese and sliced tomato.

How to do a Tim Tam Slam

The Tim Tam is one of the most popular chocolate biscuits in Australia . It consists of two wafers of malted biscuit which sandwich a creamy chocolate filling, with the whole thing being held together by a thin outer layer of chocolate.

By nibbling away part of the biscuit, you can drink through it in the same way you would a straw! This technique is called the Tim Tam slam. Open a packet of Tim Tams, get your favourite beverage (hot or cold) and give it a go!

How to make Fairy Bread

An Australian classic. Fairy Bread is a kid’s party favourite and so easy to make! You only need three ingredients for this sweet treat – bread, butter and sprinkles!

There are only a few rules when making traditional Australian Fairy Bread.

1. You need to use a loaf of white store bought bread. The kind that’s cheap and cheerful with no nutritional value 😂

2. You need to cover whole slices of the bread in lots and lots of spreadable butter (or margarine). Be generous and cover the slices right to the edges.

3. You have to use 100’s & 1000’s and be prepared to get them all over your kitchen bench and floor.

4. Carefully cover your buttered bread in sprinkles and then cut them in small triangles.

5. It is best served fresh!

The iconic Aeroplane Jelly song

Aeroplane jelly is an Australian Icon. The following song is known by most Australians as it has been used in advertising since 1938 and can be found on many children's music CDs. The song is accompanied by a logo of an aeroplane named Bertie who is recognisable to most Australians