Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Unique Recipe Book Just as Relevant Today

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Unique Recipe Book Just as Relevant Today

Article excerpt

THE Country Women's Association has a long history. Originating as a small women's country club 90 years ago, it now has 44,000 members in more than 1800 branches throughout Australia.

The CWA has come a long way since its initial scone-making days, playing a large role in assisting rural communities, particularly in isolated regions.

Its members now share their knowledge and vast experience in the wider community, with fund-raising, family issues, and supporting women in a variety of ways locally and in the South Pacific islands, while still sharing cooking and household tips.

In its new guise the CWA keeps its philosophy of improving life for women and their families.

This recipe book is unique, reflecting the experience of women before the Second World War, just after the Great Depression. The contents are taken from three recipe-a-day calendars produced in the early 1930s. Contributed by New South Wales CWA members, they were commercially distributed and were an unqualified success. …

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