Olympic Recipe Round-Up

Get in the mood for the London Olympics with these great recipes from around the world celebrating the host nations, and some sweet Olympic treats to follow!

1996 – Atlanta, USA

Perfect American fried chicken from the Good Food channel: golden drumsticks with homemade coleslaw and smoky potato wedges

2000 – Sydney, Australia

Cheese and vegemite scrolls from kidspot: savoury scrolls filled with cheese and Vegemite (use Marmite in the UK!)


2004 – Athens, Greece

Stuffed vine leaves from Authentic Greek Recipes: a classic Greek dish – dolmades can be eaten as a meze with ouzo or as a side dish


2008 – Beijing, China

Crispy Peking Duck in pancakes from Jamie Oliver:

2012 – London, UK

English fried breakfast from shortlist.com:



Gold medal millionaire shortbreads from BBC Food: shortbread biscuits with a butter fudge

 Velodrome cake from BBC Food: celebrate cycling with this great cake

Olympic biscuits from Activity Village: get your kids to help you decorate biscuits


Olympic rings fruit pizza from Taste of Home: a chocolate cookie crust is topped with cream cheese icing and colorful fruit


Olympic ring cookies from Cakespy via Serious Eats: lightly chewy in the center, crisp on the edges, and full of butter-sweet flavour


Now you’ve got something great to eat whilst you watch the Olympics on telly!


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  1. evilcyber Says:

    And I so hoped I’d see something German for Munich ’72 🙂

  2. admin Says:

    I didn’t go back in time quite that far I’m afraid!

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