Jump to content

WDYT are the top 5 aussie products
That you can eat


  • Please log in to reply
33 replies to this topic

#1 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:40 PM

I am thinking of doing a swap thingy with people from other countries..
Where i send them 5 Aussie products to try and they send me 5 of their country's fav products ..

All i can really think of are

Vegemite
Tim Tams

Whilst i have an idea on a few others I wasnt to know what you think are the best Aussie products out there..

#2 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:44 PM

Violet crumble
Iced Vovo

Edited by ~sydblue~, 27 January 2013 - 01:44 PM.


#3 Apageintime

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

Lamingtons?

if it didn't have to be food I'd suggest MooGoo stuff.

#4 Sunny003

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

BBQ shapes.

My brother & SIL get mum to send them over! Along with timtams & Vegemite.



#5 *Caro*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

Fruit tingles
Cherry ripe


#6 Jenflea

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:47 PM

Minties
I've sent a few types of Australian tea from specialty tea stores.
Australian honey
Jaffas
kangaroo jerky(that was hard to find and then my friend didn't much like it, grr!)
Macadamias, though not sure how native they are to here.


#7 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:48 PM

Anzac biscuits
Macadamia Nuts
Fantales
Beetroot


#8 Beth E

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

My sister who lives in the US always craves Solo (lemon soft drink) when she comes back here to visit.  Not sure how easy to send though!

Also - Darrell Lea.  My UK in-laws love it.  Harder to get now though of course..   : (


#9 whipmix

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

That sounds like a cool idea! But I can't think of anything right now that no one else has said...

#10 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

Try Coles and some Pharmacies for Darrell Lea stuff.

#11 FeralCrazyMum

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

You could try some bush tucker stuff - lemon myrtle jam and stuff like that.

Macadamia nuts are definitely native to Australia.



#12 Jenflea

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

Oh yes, Fantales.
Also don't just think of food, I also send lemon myrtle soaps or bush spices. The spice aisle has a good variety of native spices now.


#13 chevbrock

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:56 PM

I know you can't send it overseas, but our fresh produce is the best in the whole world!

Tim Tams are "Penguins" in the UK - FYI.
Many people think Vegemite is boot polish - I have no idea why.

I was talking with DD yesterday and said that I think we should adopt the US way of saying "tomatoes", because then it would have the word "mate" in it.

#14 darcswan

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:59 PM

Twisties!!

#15 Jenflea

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:03 PM

Toobs and burger rings!

#16 PattiODoors

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:03 PM

My parents next door neighbours in the UK are Australian.
When mum and dad visit us here they go back with a suitcase bursting at the seams with Anzac biscuits, Tim Tams, Masterfoods Smoky Bbq sauce and a big tubs of Lucas' Paw Paw ointment.



#17 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:07 PM

Great ideas ladies!!!

Now to find some people to swap with!!!!




#18 Cadaw

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

Milo

#19 Madeline's Mum

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

I do 'candy trades' with my Texan friends regularly. Their favs are:

Marble chocolate
Whizz Fizz
Choc covered macadamia nuts
Violet crumble.

When we recently went over, we took Vegemite and they all hated it, so I wouldn't waste space in the package.

#20 spear_maiden

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

There's also a range of hot sauces made in NSW that are delicious.  They have Aussie animals on the label for a bit of dinky-di wink.gif . The one we love is Fiery Frillneck Smokey Tomato Sauce - so good it's addictive.

Agree, I don't know anyone outside of Australia that likes Vegemite lol.  Any Uk friends perfer Promite, but still if you want to send an iconic Aussie stuff it's got to be in there - maybe send a note that they could use it in soups like stock?  Isn't that a use for it???

Second (3rd? 4th?) Tim Tams and Milo.


Edited by Studybug, 27 January 2013 - 02:22 PM.


#21 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

Just a thought. You can buy single serves of vegemite. Not so much of a waste.

#22 Riotproof

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:22 PM

Milo. My American friends love it, apparently they have nothing similar. Also, chocolate bars like chokito, cherry ripe etc

#23 FeralZupee

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:25 PM

Cheezels
Twisties
Burger rings
Freckles
Jaffas
Strawberry and cream lollies
Milo

All the Canadians in my office love all the natural confectionary company jellies.

Sorry, thats more than 5!

#24 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:29 PM

ok so i am thinking of going with

Vegemite I have to its Aussie and i love it!
Good idea about the single serve packets

Milo
Tim tams
BBQ shapes
wisties or toobs

Are sao's Aussie?

#25 Sunny003

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:39 PM

Fury friends!




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

What you need to know about ovulation tests

Most people who are trying to get pregnant know that the best time to conceive is in the few days after ovulation.

Surviving a miscarriage at sea

A cruise with your family is among the most absurd settings for a miscarriage, but it is certainly not the worst.

Mum of three denied tubal ligation because she's 'too young'

A 22-year-old woman who is pregnant with her third child has had her requests for a tubal ligation denied because doctors believe she is too young.

Slapped cheek syndrome a danger for pregnant women

When a pregnant woman is infected, the likelihood that her foetus will be infected is about 50 per cent.

The signs and symptoms of ovulation

If you're hoping to conceive, one of the most important things you need to know about is ovulation.

We all know 'mum guilt' - but what about 'dad guilt'?

I remember the first time I felt mum guilt, within days of having my first child. The feeling was so intense I rang my own mum to debrief, hoping she'd tell me I wouldn't feel this way very often.

Kristen Bell urges mums to be their own superhero

When it comes to motherhood, actress Kristen Bell is her own superhero and she thinks other mums should be too.

Pram review: GB Pockit travel stroller

In a world of ever-shrinking gadgets, it's no surprise prams are getting smaller. We put the record-holding GB Pockit through its paces.

The beautiful Bombol Bouncer is back

The gorgeous Bombol Bouncer is back - and boasts two chic new colours to boot.

Gadgets and accessories for wine lovers

Looking for a gift for the wine lover in your life - or just something for yourself?

Free ticket offer

Pinky Mckay joins us again at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show presented by Blackmores with her expert baby settling advice. Register now for your free ticket.

The adventure doesn't have to stop: here's how to travel with baby

The best part about our outdoor adventures? It makes my husband and I better parents, since we're happier while adventuring.

Woman crashes car to save mum and baby's life

A good samaritan saved a mother and baby from being seriously injured by crashing her own car into theirs.

Should you tell your boss about your postnatal depression?

Returning to work after having a baby can be daunting, and when you're experiencing postnatal depression or anxiety it can seem even more overwhelming.

TV noise can slow toddler word learning, study finds

Background noise from the radio or TV might be making it harder for your toddler to learn learn new words.

Teresa Palmer on her molar pregnancy and 'unsexy' conception

Teresa Palmer is basking in pregnancy glow as she awaits the arrival of her new baby.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Why drinking water can be deadly for babies

H2O is one of the necessities of life, but for babies a seemingly harmless amount of water can be fatal.

5 ways having a baby is different when you have older children

So much parenting advice is geared towards having your first baby, but what's it like having a baby when you already have children?

You can now make your own plush Falkor

Fans of The NeverEnding Story – of which there are certainly plenty – went crazy for these plush Falkors when they first went on sale last year.

Baby steps

10 things that will actually happen after having a baby

I thought I had prepared myself for motherhood. Then my baby girl arrived and knocked everything flat.

Having a baby: expectations vs reality

People love to warn you about what to expect when having a baby, but they can be way off when it comes to the reality.

Are we having fun yet? Thinking positively as a parent

Motherhood is wonderful ... except when it sucks.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

When breastfeeding doesn't go with the flow

Breast is best, except when it's not. And in our case, it most definitely wasn't.

'If you don't vaccinate your kids you're a bloody idiot'

The photos are heartbreaking and almost too difficult to look at, but Kayley Burke is begging other parents to take notice.

Why pregnant women should eat chocolate

In news that will make expectant mums jump for joy - and reach for a block of Cadbury - scientists have revealed chocolate could provide health benefits during pregnancy.

The baby born with an incredible head of hair

If you're in any way challenged in the follicle department, prepare to feel a jolt of envy - at a two-month-old baby.

The push for Medicare to fund lactation consultants

While meeting with a lactation consultant can make an enormous difference to a new mother, it's not a service that is available through the public health system.

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

Three truths about C-section mums

Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.

Help! My baby will only sleep in my arms

It's stressful to be the one who is holding your baby most of the day, but it's even more stressful to wonder, 'am I doing something wrong? Or am I creating bad habits?'

 

Free ticket offer

Essential Baby & Toddler Show - Sydney

The Essential Baby & Toddler Show, presented by Blackmores, will be held in Sydney on 23-25 September. Register for your free ticket now to save $20!

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.