Byron Bay – Aussie Food Tasting – 13 May 2022


Today was a big day of feasting at Lexis Byron – the students threw their own farewell lunch for their graduating friends and then this afternoon’s activity was:


Aussie Food Tasting


We sampled a variety of classic Australian snacks, including vegemite toast, tim tams, lamingtons, fairy bread, pizza shapes and twisties.


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All of the chocolate flavoured treats were a big hit – the lamingtons and tim tams especially.


Both are staples in Australian childhoods. Lamingtons being more of a specialty/novelty item for special occasions and tim tams being a popular biscuit to enjoy with coffee or milk (the trick is to bite into two opposing corners and use it like a delicious straw).


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Unsurprisingly the least favored snack was the vegemite toast, even with a small ratio(by local standards). There were many funny faces pulled, and the general consensus is that it’s too salty for most people’s tastebuds.


This was not the rule however – a few of our Spanish students liked it!



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Thank you to all of our students who participated with open minds and palates!



Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE, and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

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