Posts Tagged Country Women’s Association

Social history and Sydney’s Easter Show.

Social history and Sydney's Easter Show.

 TIMES ARE A’ CHANGING AT THE SHOW As I wandered   around Sydney’s Royal Easter Show this year I was struck by how accurately this iconic event reflects changes in our society.  The cookery section is a classic case in point.  If we want it to survive we will […]

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SIFTED AND STIRRED – COOKBOOK NOSTALGIA

SIFTED AND STIRRED - COOKBOOK NOSTALGIA

MEMORIES FROM  AUSTRALIAN RECIPE BOOKS One autumn I gathered cherry laurel berries from around my Blue Mountains  village of Blackheath with the intention of making jam. The laurel is a classified as weed here, so I was also  reducing the chance of bower birds and king parrots […]

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