Victoria is one of Australia's most ethnically diverse states, with a population that can trace family roots to most parts of Europe and Asia. The cosmopolitan culinary culture is reflected in the cafes of Victoria. This is most noticeable in the state's main metropolis, Melbourne, a city that has close ties with southern Europe. Melbourne cafes offer the specialities of Greece, Spain, Italy and the Balkan nations, with great coffee, authentic pastries and the seductive hiss of the Gaggia. It's a city that has a cafe culture to rival London, Paris or Milan.