Posts Tagged Minties

Moments With Minties.

Moments With Minties.

ARE MINTIES NUMBER ONE? It would be hard to name  Australia’s most iconic  lolly  (that’s a  sweet or candy to non Aussies)  Fantails? Jaffas?  Life Savers? Minties must surely be a contender.   They were invented in 1922, by James Stedman, son of Australia’s first  large-scale confectioner. Mintie wrappers are […]

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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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