Country Cooking comes to Canberra

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Country came to Canberra last Saturday night when Mel and her mum from Dubbo, treated the Canberra Cooking Circle  to some real authentic old time country cooking.

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My favourite course would have to be the faithful recreation of the CWA catering for the 1995 Peak Hill Debut Ball featuring Sweet Sherry…

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…mashed potato and devon rolls!

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…cocktail frankfurts and tomato sauce

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…devilled eggs.

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This was followed by pumpkin soup and damper…

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..and some classic Aussie curries featuring sultanas, pineapple and just a pinch of curry powder…

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…accompanied by banana and coconut.

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Dessert was two styles of bread and butter pudding, rice pudding and golden syrup dumplings with cream and icecream.

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Being Cooking Circles, it was not just about enjoying the food and great company….

….but also about sharing the preparation of the desserts.

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Recipes were taken from the Common Sense Cookery book, and a collection of family favourites.

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For the next event (open to all)…

SAT, 2 JUL AT 1:00 PM

Cooking Circles Bush Tucker Workshop – with Narelle Happ

WHEN

Saturday, 2 July 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (AEST)

WHERE

Foodish of the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets, 10 Lathlain St, Belconnen ACT 2617

Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/cooking-circles-bush-tucker-workshop-with-narelle-happ-tickets-25047219909

3 thoughts on “Country Cooking comes to Canberra

  1. Sounds fantastic Michele!, and I remember seeing those devon and potato rolls at parties when I was young (though I think I was slightly horrified even then), and I’m still rather partial to bananas in coconut with curry now…though I leave out the sultanas and pineapple 🙂

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