Story: Cooking

Preserving demonstration, 1950s

Preserving demonstration, 1950s

Preserving surplus food was a job done regularly by New Zealand housewives from the 19th century to the 1970s. This woman is demonstrating the water-bath method of preserving fruit and vegetables.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, K. E. Niven and Co Collection
Reference: 1/2-209805-F
Photograph by K. E. Niven

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David Burton, 'Cooking - Cooking methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013