TimTam is an Australian chocolate snack invented in the 1960′s. They are finger-sized, composing of two thin chocolate biscuits sandwiching a vanilla cream filling, and then coated with a layer of chocolate. According to the TimTam website, Australians consume over 35 million packs of these annually! My brother is living in Brisbane at the moment so he brought some over for the holidays:
The TimTam Slam is the ritual of drinking your hot beverage through a TimTam ‘straw’.
First you take two small bites, one on each opposite end of the TimTam:
Then you suck up the drink through your TimTam (goes good with coffee):
Although Australian, they are sold in North America and in parts of Asia. There are multiple flavors such as white chocolate and caramel but according to my brother, the original is the best.