Australian Embassy

Australian wildflowers in Japan

Midori Kitahara, a flower connoisseur joins  Embassy staff to take you on a tour of a small piece of Australia in Hayama, Kanagawa called 'Gokasya’.


How many Australia wildflowers can you name? Wattle, grevillea, kangaroo paw and… Midori Kitahara, an expert on Australian flora shows us how she uses Australian wildflowers in her arrangements.


Taste of Australia! Watch as the Australian Embassy’s  chef Ivan Hardie cooks up a feast on the BBQ with king prawns and lemon myrtle.


Ever tried to make wattle seed bread? It’s surprising easily – here’s the recipe: