Multicultural Influences on Australian Food
Aboriginal Foods in Australia
Food Preparation Techniques
Food Hygiene / Kitchen Safety
Guess the Dish
100

Name 3 common dishes in Australia that have Asian origins.


Butter chicken, udon, sushi, pho, satay, biryani etc

100

Name 2 food collection methods used by Aboriginal people.

Hunting, gathering and fishing.

100

In which cooking technique is food cooked by completely submerging it in heated fat or oil?

Deep frying

100

When holding a knife, where should the tip of the blade be facing?

Downwards, towards the floor.
100

Cuisine: Chinese-inspired

Information: A meat and vegetable dumpling-style snack food.

Created in: Melbourne

Dim Sim

200

What is a fusion food?

Acceptable answer (something along the lines of...): Merging different influences together to create newer and more fresh influences that break traditional boundaries.

200

Name 3 edible plants consumed by Aboriginal peoples (bush tucker).


Lillypilly, yams, warrigal greens, wattle, quandongs, native mint bush, lemon tea tree etc


200

Name 3 ways to cook eggs.

Scrambled, soft boiled, hard-boiled, poached, sunny side up, over easy and omelette.

200

When preparing food any cuts or wounds should be ...

covered with a band-aid and disposable glove

200

Cuisine: Italian

Definition: a baked dish containing layers of boiled pasta sheets, and usually cheese, a seasoned sauce of tomatoes, and meat or vegetables.

Lasagna

300

Name 3 prominent overseas cultures that have influenced Australian Cuisine 

British, Italian, Chinese, Irish, Thai, Japanese, Lebanese, French, African and Greek 

300

Differentiate what foods women, children and men collect in an Aboriginal tribe.

Hint: Recall the roles of women and men in hunting and gathering.

Men: typically meat (hunting & fishing)

Women & Children: fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetables (gathering)

300

Name the technique: 

To heat liquid just until bubbles form slowly, but do not reach the surface.

Simmer

300

Give one example of cross-contamination in the kitchen.

Any acceptable answer - e.g. meat and fruit chopped on the same board.

300

Cuisine: French

Definition: the edible snail, especially as an item on a menu. 

Escargot

400

Define braising.

Slow cooking with spices and sauces and a little bit of water for hours.

OR 

fry (food) lightly and then stew it slowly in a closed container.

400

What animal is responsible for making 'Sugar Bag', which is a very highly prized Aussie Bush Tucker?

Native Australian Bees (stingless)

400

Identify 4 different ways to cook chicken

Roast, braise, poach, deep fry, grill, pan fry, air fry, shallow fry, bake and smoke.

400

What is the colour of the chopping board that cooked meat and poultry should be chopped on?

Yellow

400

Cuisine: Swedish

Definition: a sweet baked dough filled with a cinnamon-sugar filling. Made with a rich dough leavened with yeast, their characteristic form is due to rolling a dough sheet containing a sweetened cinnamon filling. 

Cinnamon roll, bun or swirl
500

Name 3 diseases prevalent in Indigenous Australians after European settlement.

Hint: This is in the Food In Australia workbook

Chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

500

Describe the difference between boiling and simmering.

The difference between boiling and simmering is the temperature, and when simmering, the bubbles do not break the surface.

Boiling: the cooking of food by immersion in water that has been heated to near its boiling point (212 °F [100 °C] 

Simmering: a food preparation technique by which foods are cooked in hot liquids kept just below the boiling point of water and above poaching temperature higher than 71–80 °C or 160–176 °F. 

500

DOUBLE POINTS!

Guess 2 components from Mischa's go-to McDonald's order

Hint: 1 wrap, 1 white meats item (fried) and 2 dessert items

Crispy Caesar Wrap, Soft Serve, Nuggets and an Apple Pie

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