Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3


Desserts, craft

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During the hot summer days the housewife's thoughts naturally turn to the preparation of light and refreshing meals which are designed to tempt the appetite.

Hot stimulating foods are no longer popular and an interesting dessert can add attraction to a salad meal. Even the lowly jelly lends itself to many variations and a few suggestions are given hereunder

A handy light shopping basket which will give good service for many years can be made easily and quickly from a millinery hood. The type of hood to use is that with a strong firm weave, and hoods of this type used for making beach hats have been available recently for approximately 2s. 6d. These are particularly suitable for basket making as they are usually in a natural shade which provides good backgrounds for decorations.