May National Food Holidays Worth Celebrating

We’re halfway through Autumn in Sydney and it’s starting to feel more autumnal. The days are getting shorter and darker, the weather is getting cooler and the leaves are turning crimsons, reds and burnt oranges. This means lots of hearty meals, baking and warming drinks.

The foodie calendar for May though is pretty eventful and exciting with an incredible number of food days to look forward to. I particularly can’t wait for National Chocolate Truffle Day on 2nd May, National Shrimp Day on 9th May and National Cheese Souffle Day on 18th May and that’s only a few!

Some of my favourite May national food days that I am most looking forward to include the following:

National Crepe Suzette Day (6th May)

Crepe Suzettes, one of my absolute favourite desserts! There’s nothing like dining at a French restaurant and watching the waiting staff prepare the Crepes Suzettes at the table and seeing them flambeed in front of you. Caramelised sauce with orange juice and liqueur – delicious!

Moscato Day (9th May)

Anyone for Moscato? Although I love to enjoy this sweet wine more in the summer, I can literally drink Moscato throughout the year especially pre-dinner. Its sweet taste makes this super drinkable and extremely moreish. Browns Brothers Moscato is a particular favourite of mine, but if you’re on a budget, the Moscato from Aldi is a cheap, but delicious alternative!

National Apple Pie Day (13th May)

Who loves apple pie? Another great dessert to enjoy in the cooler months, especially when plenty of spice and cinnamon is used. I love to have my apple pie warm with vanilla ice cream or double cream spooned on top.

National Apple Pie Day 13 May

National Quiche Lorraine Day (20th May)

Quiche Lorraine…mmm one of my absolute weaknesses! Although quiches are nice warm, I actually prefer them cold with a potato salad or as they are. They are great to have with cold deli meats, a green salad, baby tomatoes and cheese.                                                                                                         

1st May

  • National Chocolate Parfait Day

2nd May

  • National Chocolate Truffle Day

3rd May

  • National Raspberry Popover Day
  • National Raspberry Tart Day
  • National Chocolate Custard Day
  • Lemonade Day

4th May

  • National Candied Orange Peel Day
  • National Homebrew Day
  • National Hoagie Day

5th May

  • National Enchilada Day

6th May

  • National Crepe Suzette Day
  • No Diet Day
  • Beverage Day

7th May

  • National Roast Leg of Lamb Day
  • Cosmopolitan Day

8th May

  • National Coconut Cream Pie Day
  • Buckfast Day

9th May

  • National Shrimp Day
  • National Foodies Day*
  • Moscato Day

National Shrimp Day 9 May

10th May

  • National Liver and Onions Day

11th May

  • National “Eat What You Want” Day

12th May

  • National Nutty Fudge Day

13th May

  • National Apple Pie Day
  • National Fruit Cocktail Day
  • International Hummus Day
  • World Cocktail Day

14th May

  • National Brioche Day
  • National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

National Brioche Day 14 May

15th May

  • National Chocolate Chip Day
  • World Whisky Day

16th May

  • National Barbecue Day

17th May

  • National Cherry Cobbler Day
  • Pinot Grigio Day
  • World Baking Day

18th May

  • National Cheese Souffle Day
  • I love Reese’s Day
  • No Dirty Dishes Day

19th May

  • National Devil’s Food Cake Day

20th May

  • National Quiche Lorraine Day
  • National Pick Strawberries Day

National Quiche Lorraine Day 20 May

21st May

  • National Strawberries and Cream Day
  • Pizza Party Day
  • International Tea Day

National Strawberry and Cream Day 21 May

22nd May

  • National Vanilla Pudding Day

23rd May

  • National Taffy Day

24th May

  • National Escargot Day

25th May

  • National Brown-Bag-It Day
  • National Wine Day

26th May

  • National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  • National Cherry Dessert Day

27th May

  • National Italian Beef Day
  • National Grape Popsicle Day

28th May

  • National Brisket Day
  • Hamburger Day

Hamburger Day 28 May

29th May

  • National Biscuit Day

30th May

  • National Mint Julep Day

31st May

  • National Macaroon Day

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