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The Fitzroy Valley cook book: volume one (the wet season)

Posted on: 18 February, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 1, January 2013 – March 2013
Related to Health promotion Nutrition Western Australia

Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services (2012)
The Fitzroy Valley cook book: volume one (the wet season)
Fitzroy Crossing, WA: Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services

This cookbook is a pictorial guide on the preparation and cooking of traditional and non-traditional foods in the ‘wet season’. There is information on the history of the community where the recipe has come from and also the name of the language group.

The cookbook also includes a quick guide to how much sugar is in many commonly eaten breakfast cereals, chocolates, soft drinks, energy drinks, flavoured milks and juices.

Each recipe is accompanied by information on the history of the community where the recipe has come from and also the name of the language group and includes the following:

  • a guide showing the vitamins and minerals in the dishes
  • pictures of the ingredients for easy recognition
  • the number of serves
  • preparation and cooking time.

Development of this cookbook was community orientated with all the recipes coming from community members from the Fitzroy Valley in Western Australia (WA) as part of the Nindilingarri cultural health nutrition program.

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