Friday, April 21, 2017


Saucy  additions  to   Australia’s  ugliest , never ending  mouthful
In this  blog’s obsessive   hunt for  oddities in books and ephemera  ,   we   recently stumbled  across   a  surprise insert  in  the above  1983  Angus and Robertson reprint  of  Norman Lindsay’s   Australian epic   children's book  The Magic Pudding  Being the Adventures of  Bunyip  Bluegum . That item , a  printed  slip , contained  instructions on  how  to deal   with  a   Christmas  Pudding , cooked in the  old  fashion  way in  calico  ,  on  Christmas  Day . In addition , it  supplied  two recipes    for  sauce , one  “Grandma’s white sauce “