Category Archives: 1920s

Grocery shops were different then…

Where exactly was the Hayes and Russell grocery store? Do you know? Looking at these National Archives’ photos of the interior of the Hayes and Russell grocery store, I realise that grocery shopping in Canberra’s 1920s and 30s would have … Continue reading

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Biscuits for morning tea

This week, a work colleague will be leaving us for six months to embark on a very exiting project in Queensland. So obviously we have to have a special morning tea for her send-off! Time to start baking… I found … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramels

My search for chocolate in the Archives continues! Here’s a recipe for Chocolate Caramels. Place a pound of loaf sugar in a clean pan, add half a pint of new milk, and as soon as it commences to boil a … Continue reading

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