The World in Burgers
It is a fact (probably) that there is no other food as universally adored as the burger. And what’s not to love? A delicious patty of succulent meat, topped with cheesy goodness and sandwiched within a lightly toasted bun. Throw in some bacon, avocado, caramelized onions, and oh my goodness, we’re drooling. If you’re not already salivating, just you wait.
Every country has “classic” burger joints where you’re able to get a burger just the way you get it at home. But, a lot of countries also have speciality burgers – adding a bit of national flair to a typical burger. These constitute a more adventurous choice for a burger connoisseur.
Australia might not seem that different to the U.S., but when it comes to burgers those Aussies live in a completely different world. Known as a “burger with the lot,” a typical Australian burger is packed with a slice of pineapple, beetroot and a fried egg. The runny yolk of the egg sinks into the bun and the sweetness of the pineapple offsets the salty beef patty. The beetroot is just there because it tastes good.