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Bring a plate!

This is a call out for any recipes connected to the Waterside Workers Union / Vitalstatistix Theatre building and its past and present inhabitants… many of whom lived in Port Adelaide. Send your stories, references and recipes in and they … Continue reading

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Underground Mutton… Gladys Bond Looks Back

A short video about Rabbits, Chillers and Camp Pie from an interview with Gladys Bond, by Oral historian and film maker John Mannion (Pekina SA) created in May 2011. Gladys Bond was 100 when the interview was made in 2009, … Continue reading

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Photo Story Workshop in Quorn

This FREE workshop is perfect for people who would like to learn some skills in photography OR who already are good at photography but interested in learning about online galleries, story telling using modern tools, or just interested in … good food. Continue reading

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Queen of Preserves

Story contributed by Pearl McHugh, and written by Tarla Kramer. Tips accompanying this story: How to preserve fruit Pearl McHugh was the one to beat in the preserves section of the Quorn Agricultural show, a section she dominated for many … Continue reading

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How to preserve fruit

These tips accompany the story Queen of Preserves by Pearl McHugh. Pearl advises “First you must have very clean jars and you must have as good a quality of fruit that you can buy or pick off your trees.” The … Continue reading

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Information for film makers (2011 Film Project)

If you are interested in making a film during the 2011 film project, this information will help you plan and travel to the Flinders Ranges. Continue reading

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Looking for Quorn Recipes…

The first film created during the 2011 Film making project was “Looking for Quorn Recipes”. Young AV technologist and media maker, Joel Panther from Mount Gambier, visited Quorn in mid March 2011 and put together this film with help from … Continue reading

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Tips for Cooking on an old wood stove

Wood Stoves come in various shapes, sizes, dimensions, wall thickness and styles, but in the Flinders Ranges the solid and reliable cast iron Metters style is the most common found in older homes. Many families rely on them for cost effective winter heating and cooking. Continue reading

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Secrets to a long life

Mrs Gladys Bond has many memories of when things were quite different in Quorn; she turned 100 in July 2009 and was still living in her own home in Park Terrace. They would be given a sheep to live on once a month, before there were fridges. “First we’d have nice fresh meat for three days and then we used to salt it and that would have to last us for a fortnight. My husband used to put something to make it nice and red, saltpetre, and you’d boil it and let it cool off and put it in this bag in the cooler that we made. The meat was beautiful.” Continue reading

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Announcing the 2011 Film Project

Every Dish Tells A Story is running a project for film makers to be involved in, during April and May 2011. We are inviting people with some film experience or interest to come to Quorn SA to participate in this project, designed to provide hands on film making experience and develop creative contact with the regional culture of the Flinders Ranges. Continue reading

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