Australian Cuisine might not be as popular as its counterparts like Italian, French or even Thai. However, it is a cuisine that has a separate and unique identity when it comes to recipes.
The meat usage in Australian cuisine is also an interesting topic. The most commonly consumed meat in the cuisine is Chicken. An average Australian eats around 47 KGs of Chicken per year. Beef comes in second when Lamb is also a popular item in the cuisine.
Lambs are popular during Sunday roasts and barbecues. Additionally, they are ingredients for gyros and kebabs as well which were infused to the cuisine by the Turkish and Greek immigrants back in the 60s.
Also, the amount of lamb consumed in Australia is higher than any other country with an average Australian consuming around 9 KG of lamb per year.