Hi! Our names are Isha and Emi and we're located in two different BuzzFeed Offices — Australia and Japan.
While talking one day, we quickly found that there are a lot of cultural differences between our two countries — especially when it comes to food. So, we thought it would be fun to make a post out of it and show people what food in Australia looks like when compared to Japan.
1.This is what a typical breakfast looks like in Australia:
And here's what you'll start your day off with in Japan:
2.This is one of Australia's favourite ice creams:
And if you're looking for ice cream in Japan, this is most likely what you'll be served:
3.This is one of Australia's most popular chip flavours:
And here's the Japanese equivalent:
4.This is a sweet treat you'll find in Australia:
And if you're craving something sweet in Japan, this is a popular option:
5.This is one of Australia's favourite chocolatey snacks:
And this is every Japanese person's chocolatey snack of choice:
6.This is something Australians would commonly pick up from a convenience store or service station (aka "servo"):
And here's the same, but in Japan:
7.This is every Australian's go-to drunk food:
And this is what drunk food is like in Japan:
8.This is one of Australia's most iconic beverages:
And this is one of Japan's most popular beverages:
9.This is Australia's favourite deep fried snack:
And this is a typical deep fried dish available in Japan:
10.These snacks will make Australians feel nostalgic:
And here's a drink that reminds Japanese people of their childhood:
11.This is a much-loved Australian meal that looks weird to foreigners, but actually tastes really good:
And here's a popular Japanese dish that foreigners often avoid, but should try at least once in their life:
We hoped you enjoyed learning about food in Australia and Japan! Let us know if you want us to compare anything else between our two countries in the comments below.
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