This April Fools Day I’m departing from tradition and not telling a whopper, but I’m still talking about fools – the dessert that is.
If you walked past Meroogal on your way to the show you may have sampled some 19th century fare. Continue reading
Latoya Schadel shares one of the pleasures of working in the Vaucluse House team:
I just love our days at Vaucluse House when we begin the working day with a walk through the bountiful kitchen garden. Sometimes, when produce is at its peak, our gardeners bring us a basket full of goodies to sample. Continue reading
Handwritten recipes passed through the generations, tales of goats running wild in colonial gardens and early settlers’ experimentation with native foods…
Eat your history dishes up stories and recipes for Australian kitchens and dining tables from 1788 to the 1950s.
Jacqui Newling, resident gastronomer at Sydney Living Museums, invites you to share forgotten tastes and lost techniques, and to rediscover some delicious culinary treasures. Continue reading
With our current focus on bread baking, it seemed fitting to include a recipe to make bread in our modern kitchens that uses a traditional technique – and this is the best one I’ve found yet. Continue reading
With the weather cooling and rain keeping our family (happily!) indoors for much of the Easter break, I seized the opportunity to revisit some old fashioned comfort foods. The nip in the April air inspired me to make some traditional suet ‘crust’ recipes. Continue reading
Well as we enter the month of March that’s it for Summer! As the weather starts to turn we thought we’d take a look at the fruit trees at Rouse Hill House, and a quick recipe for enjoying a harvest of figs. Enjoy! Continue reading
As the new year kicks in and the temperature rises, January is salad time for most Australians, as a meal in itself or along side anything that can be barbequed! Continue reading
T’is the week before Christmas – and egads! I’d better get on with the festive fare. It’s not too late to make a pudding, for the family table or as a gift for friends, or home made treats that follow long-standing Christmas traditions. Continue reading