The Art of Living in Australia Together with Three Hundred Australian Cookery Recipes and Accessory Kitchen Information by Mrs. H. Wicken
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The Art of Living in Australia Together with Three Hundred Australian Cookery Recipes and Accessory Kitchen Information by Mrs. H. Wicken

By Philip E. Muskett
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  • DEDICATION
    • AUSTRALIA—ONE AND UNITED. AS AN AUSTRALIAN I DEDICATE THIS VOLUME TO THE PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA WITH ONE ABIDING HOPE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALL THE: GREAT NATURAL FOOD INDUSTRIES OF OUR COUNTRY.
    • PREFACE.
    • EPIGRAPH
    • CONTENTS.
      • CHAPTER I. THE CLIMATE OF AUSTRALIA. Their semi-tropical climate hitherto unrecognised by the people of Australia—Reasons advanced for this statement; early gold-mining era influences still at work, and Anglo-Saxon heredities—Hot months and cooler months; temperatures of the Australian capital cities—Fluctuations of temperature and barometric pressure not extreme—Equability of Australian climate a marked feature—Not many successive days of great heat—Humidity of atmosphere in different colonies—A dry heat always preferable to a moist heat—Duration of the different seasons, and months apportioned to each season—Prevailing winds, and ROLE of hot winds
  • PART I.
  • THE ART OF LIVING IN AUSTRALIA
    • CHAPTER I. THE CLIMATE OF AUSTRALIA.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE ALPHABETICAL PENTAGON OF HEALTH FOR AUSTRALIA.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • ABLUTION—THE SKIN AND THE BATH.
        • THE HAIR.
        • THE NAILS
        • THE TEETH
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • BEDROOM VENTILATION
    • CHAPTER V.
      • CLOTHING, AND WHAT TO WEAR.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • DIET
        • FRUIT
        • TEA
        • COFFEE
        • ICED DRINKS
        • TOBACCO
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • EXERCISE
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • ON SCHOOL COOKERY AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE AUSTRALIAN DAILY LIFE.
        • "BAD COOKERY DIMINISHES HAPPINESS, AND SHORTENS LIFE."—WISDOM OF AGES.
        • PROGRESSIVE CHANGES IN THE THEORIES OF EDUCATION.
        • THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATION.
        • COOKERY INSTRUCTION IN ENGLAND, NEW SOUTH WALES, AND VICTORIA.
        • COOKERY IN ITS RELATION TO HEALTH.
        • COOKERY AS A PREVENTIVE OF DRUNKENNESS.
        • COOKERY IN THE FORMATION OF CHARACTER.
        • A NATIONAL PLEA ON BEHALF OF AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL COOKERY.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • AUSTRALIAN FOOD HABITS AND THEIR FAULTS.—A PLEA FOR THEIR IMPROVEMENT.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • AUSTRALIAN FISH AND OYSTERS—AND THEIR FOOD VALUE.
        • THE DEFECTIVENESS OF OUR AUSTRALIAN FISH SUPPLY.
        • OUR PRIMITIVE METHODS OF FISH CAPTURE.
        • THE BEAM-TRAWL IN DEEP-SEA FISHING.
        • DRIFT-NET AND OTHER DEEP-SEA FISHING.
        • BENEFITS FROM THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR DEEP-SEA FISHERIES.
        • FISH MARKETS OF SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE.
        • THE "MIDDLEMAN" CONTROVERSY.
        • THE DISTRIBUTION OF FISH TO THE PUBLIC.
        • FISHMONGERS AND THE SALE OF FISH.
        • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OYSTER.
        • THE FAILURE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES AND VICTORIAN OYSTER SUPPLIES.
        • THE RE-CREATION OF OUR OYSTER FISHERIES.
        • THE FOOD VALUE OF THE OYSTER.
        • THE FOOD VALUE OF FISH.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • ON SALADS; SALAD PLANTS AND HERBS; AND SALAD MAKING.
        • "A SALAD IS A DELICACY WHICH THE POOREST OF US OUGHT ALWAYS TO COMMAND."
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • ON AUSTRALIAN WINE, AND ITS PLACE IN THE AUSTRALIAN DAILY DIETARY.
        • "WITH TIME AND CARE AUSTRALIA OUGHT TO BE THE VINEYARD OF THE WORLD."— GREATER BRITAIN.
        • THE CLIMATE.
        • THE SOIL.
        • "CEPAGE," OR VARIETY.
        • THE GROWING OF THE GRAPE—THE PREPARATION OF THE SOIL.
        • THE GROWING OF THE GRAPE—LAYING OUT THE VINEYARD.
        • THE GROWING OF THE GRAPE—WHETHER TO PLANT CUTTINGS OR ROOTED VINES.
        • THE GROWING OF THE GRAPE—THE HEIGHT OF THE VINE ABOVE THE GROUND.
        • THE GROWING OF THE GRAPE—ON PRUNING.
        • THE MAKING OF THE WINE—THE CELLAR.
        • THE MAKING OF THE WINE—THE GATHERING OF THE GRAPE.
        • THE MAKING OF THE WINE—VARYING ADDITIONS TO THE MUST.
        • THE MAKING OF THE WINE—THE MUST ITSELF.
        • THE MAKING OF WINE—FERMENTATION.
        • THE TASTING AND JUDGING OF WINES.
        • UNIFORMITY IN AUSTRALIAN WINES.
        • THE FUTURE SUCCESS OF THE AUSTRALIAN WINE INDUSTRY—AND UPON WHAT IT DEPENDS.
  • PART II.
  • AUSTRALIAN COOKERY RECIPES AND ACCESSORY KITCHEN INFORMATION.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE KITCHEN
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • THE ICE CHEST
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • THE STOCK POT.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • SOUP
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • FIFTY RECIPES FOR SOUPS.
      • STOCK FROM BONES
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