'Pavlova' (detail) 1930s style. The new Goulburn cookery book, Edwards, Dunlop & coy, Sydney, 1937. © Sydney Living Museums.
Yes folks, it’s a pavlova – or at least we are told it is, in 1930s cook book such as The new Goulburn cookery book and The Presbyterian cookery book of good and tried recipes.
Detail of cover for the full menu for The Hotel Australia, Sydney, circa 1970. Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums
Currently on show at the Museum of Sydney, ‘Demolished Sydney’ showcases the fate of several of Sydney’s iconic buildings. For eight decades one of these ruled among the most fashionable places to dine in the country for which it was named – the Australia Hotel. Continue reading
Freshly potted prawns with lemon in chips. Photo © Jacqui Newling for Sydney Living Museums
Wondering what to do with the leftover turkey, ham and seafood? Try potting them!
(Potted prawns recipe below)