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lamington

(ˈlæmɪŋtən)
n
(Cookery) Austral and NZ a cube of sponge cake coated in chocolate and dried coconut
[C20 (in the earlier sense: a homburg hat): named after Baron Lamington, governor of Queensland (1896–1901)]
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A whole leg of lamb dominated a buffet table that groaned with typical Australian dishes such as meat pie, lamingtons and mini pavlovas.
The royal couple put on aprons and made the Australian's favorite Lamingtons. Later that day, they attended the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
We also made Lamingtons and will deliver some to the Australian embassy." Today, Australia Day celebrations reflect contemporary Australia, a diverse society and landscape, their remarkable achievements and a bright future.
There was Tsebhi derho with Injera from Eritria, Fufu soup and pounded Cassava from Ghana, Balboa and Tamarind juice from Sudan, Koeksisters, Boerewors and milk tarts from South Africa, walnut and date cookies from Syria, Kushry from Egypt, Malaysian Satay, Swedish Chocolate cake, dumplings from China, Adobo from the Philippines, Paella tortilla Patata from Spain, Pierogi from Poland, Sarmalle and polenta from Romania, Gallo pinto from Costa Rica, Arapa from Venezuela, Purple corn juice from Peru, Vegemite sandwiches and lamingtons from Australia, Pasteis de Bacachau from Portugal, Gado Gado and Bakwan from Brazil, pani - puries and pav bhaji from India, American doughnuts and many other recipes each with its own story and heritage!
We eat: Lamingtons, fluffy cakes covered in chocolate and coconut--yum!
Most of all, Louise said, there is nothing Like the thrill one can get from popping into a Provider's office and saying, "Hi, I'm from the Ministry of Health" and watching the visceral reaction and waiting for the club sandwiches and Lamingtons to come out with the morning tea.
Lamingtons were named after a governor of Queensland.
They are served sandwiches and lamingtons. All Set for the Big Wet also features Australian animals, this time as they board an Ark, in waiting for the wet season.
Once I went into Coles stole 99% fat free lamingtons rushed to the entrance to escape (cos there is no exit from capitalism unless you are a product) and ducked under the entrance partition.
PICTURES BY NADIA AND MARK LamIngTOnS These gorgeous Aussie sponges were made for you by my mate Sue Jameson (you'll know her from ITV's Daybreak where she is the political editor) who is a fabulous baker.
Recipes include Bahama Mama's Beans and Rice, Pupusas (filled corn tortillas from El Salvador), Vietnamese Salad Rolls, and Lamingtons (Australian sponge cakes topped with chocolate frosting and coconut).
Having read Possum Magic by Mem Fox the children wondered if lamingtons were really made in the kitchens of the casino in Hobart.