Author: Caroline

Fabulous fictional food in children's books - Possum Magic - Lamingtons 0

Lamingtons for Australia Day

I first came across lamingtons in some old cookery cards that my mother picked up at a jumble sale, way, way back in the mists of time (circa late 80s, ahem). They were dipped...

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Listen: In memory of Veronica Steele

“I think I was aware, when I started to make cheese, that magic had happened. I’d be brushing the floor in the kitchen at night, when the children were in bed, daydreaming about how...

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Listen: Turkish Delight on The Book Show

Researching children’s books and food for the series of articles I’ve written recently in The Examiner, there’s one item that almost everyone seems to remember from their own childhood reading: the Turkish Delight that Edmund betrayed...

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Read: Not-so fictional feasts – Part 2

A final helping of recipes inspired by food in children’s books. First published in the Irish Examiner on 30 November 2016. Part 1, with Pippi Longstocking’s Pepparkakor and roasted eggs and potatoes from The Secret Garden is here. And what about you? I’d...


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