From meat pies to lamingtons and vegemite toast, there's nothing quite like the Aussie cuisine. And here to take us through his Aussie Day recipes, is chef Adam Moore.
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Add mince. Cook for 4 minutes or until browned, stirring with a wooden spoon.
Mix cornflour and 1 tablespoon of stock to form a paste. Add remaining stock. Add stock, sauces and Vegemite to mince. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 8 minutes or until thick. Cool. Once cool stir in the cheese,
Preheat oven to 220°C. Place a baking tray into oven. Grease 4 x 8cm base measurement pie pans.
Cut 4 x 15cm circles from shortcrust pastry. Use to line bases and sides of pans. Fill with mince. Brush rims with water. Cut 4 x 15cm circles from puff pastry. Place over meat. Press to seal. Trim. Brush with egg. Season. Place pies onto hot tray. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Serve