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Immigrants helped create a quality-oriented farming, dairy, fishing, vineyard
and restaurant infrastructure to satisfy their craving for worthy foods and
many non-immigrant Australians joined the good food movement.
1990, the new cuisine was firmly established in Australian culture. Today, it is
even better – and continues to advance.
The best of Australian wines have been praised by wine connoisseurs around the
world. Hunter Valley, Barossa Valley, and Coonawarra are three of its most
notable wine districts.
Each style is distinctively different from the other.
Defines native foods eaten by the Australian Aborigines. They have eaten Bush Food (also called Bush Tucker) for over 40,000 years.
It is now being discovered and the Coonawarra appreciated by Australians at large.
Based on the stodgy traditional English culinary fare that
settlers brought with them.
It has been around since 1788 and deserves its globally bad
reputation. Substandard ingredients are the norm. The food is typically underseasoned (except for excessive salt). Mainstays include uninspiring meat pies,
sausage rolls, and Sunday roasts.
This relatively new phenomenon significantly raised the quality
level of cooking and dining in Australia.
Mod Oz, as it is nicknamed, relies on fresh, quality local ingredients
cooked and presented with a creative flair.
began to emerge after World War II when immigrants from Southeast Asia, the
Southern Mediterranean, and other regions with sophisticated food cultures
arrived in droves.
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