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Chat Salon: Food for Thought – Food in Colonial Australia with Jacqui Newling


What do your characters cook and eat? Which flavours and aromas permeate their worlds? Join Jacqui Newling in discussing food history, heritage and identity in Colonial Australia, including the social meaning of historical cookbooks and recipes, forgotten culinary arts, and food memory. You’ll enjoy a feast of ideas.

This chat salon will not be recorded.

Jacqui Newling

Dr Jacqueline (Jacqui) Newling is a social historian who interprets history through the lens of food. She has a Le Cordon Bleu Master’s degree in Gastronomy and a PhD in history, and is author of award winning Eat your history, stories and recipes from Australian kitchens (NewSouth Publishing and Sydney Living Museums) and is ‘the cook’ in The Cook & the Curator’ food heritage blog.


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