It’s Australia Day! Meat pies and tomato sauce… little beauty!

Yesterday (Sunday) 26th January was Australia Day and for an Aussie living in England, there was no way that I wasn’t going to have a drink (or two) today to celebrate my wonderful homeland.  We had a huge party on the Saturday night in Maidenhead….. and after a fantastic breakfast at the hotel the next morning, my massive hangover was beginning to ease up a little.  After a bit of a rest, we were off again for drinks (nothing like the hair of the dog!) at our local pub to toast all Australians around the world.  We came back to the barn and I finished off making our home made Aussie Meat Pies which we served with a good dollop of tomato sauce and peas……..just needed a footy match and we would have felt right at home! but hearing the Australian Cricket team beat England in the one dayer was good enough for me.  Poor England…….

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My pretty authentic Aussie Meat Pies waiting for their lids!
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Skippy…..Skippy….Skippy the bush kangaroo…..
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finished Aussie meat pie….
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Excellent…….what a great way to celebrate Australia Day with a good old meat pie and sauce! We loved it…… have to be hungry to eat this pie!

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