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Eleanor Collins

Eleanor Collins reviews 'Tucker Track: The Curious History of Food in Australia' by Warren Fahey

May 2006, no. 281 01 May 2006
When my Scottish in-laws asked about traditional Australian Christmas fare, I barely felt confident to answer for my own family, let alone for the nation. I started putting the question to friends here: what, traditionally, is eaten on Christmas day at your place? The regular response was a look of perplexity. This was invariably followed by a story of change: we used to have turkey, but in recent ... (read more)