Historical information

This cookbook was compiled by the Neale Street North Pre School Mothers' Club Committee with the forward written by Anne Galvin O.B.E, President of the Bendigo & District Pre-school Association. Anne Galvin was one of Bendigo's best known charity workers and she used her first speech as Mayoress (1944) to indicate her intentions to assist mothers and children. This recipe book includes contributions by the Mayoress of the day (Mayoress Rae), Television Hostesses Corinne Kirby and Ruth Nye and Mrs Bolte and Lady Brooks. Illustrator of front cover unknown.

Physical description

Bound and printed cookbook containing one hundred and eight pages of recipes and advertisements including forward written by Anne E. Galvin. Colour cover, stapled on left hand side. Advertisements for local businesses include Gordon H. Hall Beauty Salon, Gas and Fuel Corporation, Hesse Bros. Electrical and Sandhurst Milk & Cream, Recipe categories include: By Special Request; Soups; Sea Foods; Meat and Poulty (sic) Dishes; Hot Sweets and Puddings; Cold Sweets; Meals in a Hurry; Salads and Dressings; Savouries and Fillings, Icings, etc; Cakes Large and Small, Biscuits; Scones, Buns and Loaves; Jams, Pickles and Preserves; Gravies and Sauces; Confectionery; Weights and Measures; Index to Advertisers; Beauty Hints.