Australian Election Night Party: Golden Chive Palms, Raw Prawn Curry and a Green Rice Bundt – recipe | Australian food and drink

ELection food can be more than democratic sausages and pie stalls. It is also an evening dedicated to a festive feast, with dishes representing the protagonists. We have come up with five courses, which are served family style.

There are Clive Palmer chive palms for cheap snacks with the drinks. If you really want to gild the lily and sprinkle some cash, you can add some gold leaf.

Hit the table for a mixed platter of grilled vegetables with green tea salt — this medley of vegetable restraint topped with ricotta and pistachios vouches for the teal independent.

The main course is reserved for the Prime Minister, specifically Scott Morrison’s love of a Saturday night curry. This jalfrezi has enough ticker to be served on its own, or if you want some extra protein, throw in some raw shrimp. (Just be sure to cook them through before serving.)

Standing up to the curry is an Adam Bandt green rice bundt; a baked savory ring of spiced rice, quinoa and peas that is vegetarian friendly, earthy and delicious.

When it comes to dessert, make room on the table for Anthony Albanese’s now famous blue birthday cake (immortalized in this photo with his mother† This beauty is generous enough to share with a crowd, filled with rainbow sprinkles and matted with mascarpone buttercream as a nod to his Italian heritage. As the night draws to a close and Australia decides, you might even feel the urge to light some candles, close your eyes and make a wish.

If nothing else, cooking anything will be a welcome distraction.