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Number 24 October 2013

Cookbooks: writing, reading and publishing culinary literature in Australasia

Edited by Donna Lee Brien and Adele Wessell

 

 

Donna Lee Brien and Adele Wessell
Introduction. Cookbooks: writing, reading and publishing culinary literature in
Australasia

Barbara Santich
Cookbooks and culinary culture

Bronwyn Fredericks and Rodney Stoter
‘We’ve always cooked kangaroo. We still cook kangaroo. Although sometimes we use cookbooks now’: Aboriginal Australians and cookbooks

Charmaine O’Brien
Hannah Maclurcan: colonial queen of cookery books

Blake Singley
More than just recipes: reading colonial life in the works of Wilhelmina Rawson

Alison Wishart
Reading between the recipes of Our cookery book

Adele Wessell
Women’s work in the transition to modernity: The worker cook book and Our cookery book

Lorna Piatti-Farnell
Sure to rise: reading the Edmonds cookery book as a popular icon

Gail Pittaway
Stain removal, shopping and social responsibility: Aunt Daisy, New Zealand’s first
multi-media celebrity, 1933-1963

Jillian Adams
Activism and the everyday: a cookbook to promote world peace

Toni Risson
Souvlakia’s journey: a Greek-Australian food odyssey

Rose Williamson
Food for the people: studying The Australian women’s weekly cookbooks

Sarah Black
Living the good life: community cookbooks as an expression of Australian lifestyles
and values

Donna Lee Brien
The cookbooks of Maria Kozslik Donovan

Susie Khamis
Mastering the brand: how an ‘ordinary’ cook achieved extraordinary (cookbook)
success

Sandra Burr
A dogs breakfast: from canned food to cookbooks

Rachel Franks
Developing an appetite for food in crime fiction

Barbara Doran
She's so sweet and so much more: the cookbook as artist's manual

Jen Webb and Vanessa Harbour
Between the body and the world: food, cookbooks and not-eating

Barbara Russell
First buy your cookbooks: on becoming a cookbook seller

 

 

 

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October 2013
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