Based on original recipes first compiled in the 1930s by local members of the Country Women's Association of NSW.
Here are 365 recipes, one recipe for each day of the year, originally published in calendar format in the 1930s by the Country Women's Association of New South Wales, now updated and republished for today's home cook. This is Australian country cooking at its best, making the most of seasonal produce and inexpensive, tasty ingredients. Here you will find Salmon puffs, Fricassee of rabbit, Peach and raisin pie, Rice flummery, Country Women's raffle cake-recipes that evoke the indomitable spirit of the country women of New South Wales.
CWA is a self-funded, non party political and non-sectarian organisation who aims to improve the conditions for women and children and make life better for families, especially those living in rural and remote Australia. The cooking skills of CWA members are legendary and it is no exaggeration to say that The Country Women's Association Cookbook is an Australian icon.
National & regional cuisine