BooksDirect

Description - Food and Cooking by Rachel Dixon

The foods eaten by the early convicts and colonists in Australia were very different from the diet enjoyed by the Aboriginal people. Find out why this was and then travel forward to discover what the ANZACS at Gallipoli ate and how the Great Depression affected food all across the country. Food is a basic need for everyone but its history in Australia shows us how much human beings use food and its preparation for much more than just staying alive. Food is at the centre of social gatherings it drives large parts of the economy and it reveals a lot about the Australian character.The style of living we take for granted in Australia today was very different in the past. Many everyday tasks involved using tools and implements that are unrecognisable in our modern world. The Australian Aboriginal history of daily life as well as that of the first colonists all provide intriguing stories of how we all used to live and how we gradually moved on to depending on gadgets fast food and other modern ways of life that our ancestors from the past would find amazing.

Buy Food and Cooking by Rachel Dixon from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, BooksDirect.

Other Editions - Food and Cooking by Rachel Dixon

A Preview for this title is currently not available.
Customers Also Bought
A Focus on Coasts and Oceans
Hardback , Sep '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
A Focus on Deserts and Grasslands
Hardback , Sep '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
A Focus on Urban Habitats
Hardback , Feb '19
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
A Focus on Alpine Habitats
Hardback , Mar '19
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Water In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Transport
Hardback , Apr '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Schools and Education
Hardback , Apr '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Mountains In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Crucible
Paperback , Feb '00
20% OFF!
RRP: $19.99 $15.99
Australians at the Olympic Games
Hardback , Sep '17
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Australian Children's Authors
Hardback , Sep '17
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Schools and Education
Hardback , Apr '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Mountains In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Deserts and Savannahs In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Forests In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Water In Australia
Hardback , Mar '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99
Transport
Hardback , Apr '18
20% OFF!
RRP: $29.99 $23.99