A meat pie with tomato sauce is pictured on Jan. 25, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. The meat pie, a culinary specialty and icon in Australia and New Zealand, is the biggest-selling food at sporting events and festivals throughout Australia, with 260 million pies being eaten in Australia each year. The meat pie is essentially a mixture of meat and gravy encased in pastry and baked. Australians each consume an average of 12 meat pies per year, with Kiwis eating 15 per year.