The great gastronomic revolution of 1952
The great gastronomic revolution of 1952:
Ate dreary food:
Living off tea, bread and butter:
Pale and bloodless little fish or fruit:
264 lbs per head per year:
Bigger plate mound of meat than USA: England: France: Germany!
Meat coupon scale on the wall.
Butcher shop community place:
Red meat religion?
A revolution in the kitchen!
Demand for salad industrial cafeteria:
World war post migrant national diet, jugged wallaby:
Roast brush turkey Sundays:
Sea slug soup:
Baked paw paw, wonga wonga pigeon, turtle fin and prickly pear jelly:
Kangaroo tail soup:
Cures for indigestion in southern colonies:
Coffee grown on the river in cairns:
Sri lanken harvesters on 1900 plantations:
Aesthetic pleasure of corned beef:
Casserole, steak and crayfish:
Regular haunts, Pavlova, lamented lamingtons.
Meat pie national dish:
Frozen over long distances:
Truck driver supermarket transport on highway one:
Factory meat pie perpetual despite the onslaughts:
Half a million pies a day:
Throughout the state:
Councillors cross the road for fine cuisine:
Chamber cafeteria shunned:
Mocked in some circles:
Looked like smoke:
Sealed, respectable, invalid: