Christmas is right around the corner and it's time to don an apron and start rustling up some delectable desserts to complement all those delicious holiday goodies at the dinner table.
When it comes to spending leisurely moments, people in Australia prefer to organise BBQ parties rather than spend time baking. However, the county has a rich heritage of traditional sweets and desserts; most of these use very simple and easily-available ingredients (such as chocolate & jam, sponge and cream), that were commonly used in the colonial times.
Pavlova is one of the most popular and widely consumed desserts in Australia and New Zealand. There have been passionate debates about where this dish originated from because Australians consider the dessert theirs while New Zealanders claim that they created the first Pavlova.