A rich sauce indeed!
This blog delves into the National Archives of Australia collection for food. What will I be able to find about the way Australians ate through the 20th century?
And will I be brave enough to try any of the recipes that might be lurking in the files?
Category Archives: Queensland
In my last post about the school’s milk program, I received a comment that the milk given out to Australian school children every day would have complemented their Oslo lunches. My immediate response was, ‘what the hell is an Oslo … Continue reading
What did Australians eat during wartime? During World War II, when these recipes were being shared on radio, rationing and food shortages weren’t as bad in Australia as they were in Europe. It seems that even in wartime you need … Continue reading
4 cups of Rice Bubbles 1 cup fine coconut 8 ozs icing sugar 2 1/2 ozs or 3 tablespoons of coca 8 ozs copha Stir dry ingredients together, melt copha and pour over them. Mix thoroughly and spoon into paper … Continue reading
I’m still on the hunt for chocolate in the Archives… Pears and Chocolate Sauce Peel and cut pears lengthwise, and simmer very gently in a syrup made with equal quantities of sugar and water flavoured with thin grated rind of … Continue reading
I’m looking for chocolate in the Archives’ collection – mostly there are photos. This one is a standout! Gold Coast chef Martin Baumann created this chocolate phone for a competition in 1989 to help promote a telecommunications company. I wonder … Continue reading