Aussie Bikkies (Crackers) With Cheese and Onion

"Traditional Australian snack for when unexpected guests drop by. To be truly authentic the cheese must be the very cheapest brand available and the crackers a little stale. Use a good and strong fresh onion though so your guests don't know the difference."
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  • Slice cheese and onion.
  • Place slice of onion on each cracker and top with a slice of cheese.

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  1. Mate, you are soooo funny - but the seriousness in the reviews is just as precious!!! five stars - not so much for the recipe as the memories and the chuckles this gave me! Thanx.... Good ole Aussie Humour - how I miss it - no one gets (understands) me here in the US!
  2. For all non-Aussies, Peter is pulling your leg, stirring the pot and taking the p--- ! Well done, I say!!
  3. My mum used to make this, but with pickled onions instead of fresh ones. I always knew when the end of the week was near and shopping day was nearing as these little beauties would appear. Oh the memories!!
  4. I had not realized this was an Australian delicacy, I have eaten this in the US for years. I followed your directions, except that I was forced to use fresh crackers as that was all I had on hand. I thought it would be alright though because I was only making them for myself and not for company:) Seriously though, I sometimes eat this for lunch adding sliced tomato as well.
  5. Well on the farm, we don't have brown onions~so I browned them myself. I caramelized them in a little fry pan with butter for a couple of minutes, and daintily put them on the cheese. DH thought he had died and gone to heaven! Yummy, in the tummy. Perfect, perfect, just a nice snack, and hopefully~we WON'T have any company! Used a older' Vermont Cheddar that's been around for a month or two, and various crackers left over from Memorial Holiday. Thanks a bunch, Peter! ZWT3 07'


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