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Mrs. Carroll’s Prize-winning Marrow Honey

Sydney’s ‘Truth’ newspaper (1890 – 1958) ran a weekly competition for recipes within its ‘Making Good Wives Better’ column, offering ‘substantial cash prizes for the best recipes submitted each week.’ Mrs. G. Carroll of 25 Prospect Street, Erskineville submitted a … Continue reading

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1916 Erskineville Date Pudding and Snowballs – Economical, tasty and wholesome

The Sydney newspaper The Sun (1910-1954) encouraged the housewives of Sydney to submit their recipes for consideration by ‘Dinah’ (an experienced and economical cook) and inclusion in the Sunday edition’s Women’s Page recipes. On this day 100 years ago, an Erskineville resident known … Continue reading

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Erskineville Pineapple and Tomato Jam

Sunday Times (Sydney) Sunday, 15 August 1897 (And appearing on the same page in news unrelated to Erskineville but of great interest to the Macdonaldtown Bicycle Club): Sunday Times (Sydney) Sunday, 15 August 1897

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