Story: Cooking

Man barbecuing, 1978

Man barbecuing, 1978

The advent of the barbecue in the 1950s brought men and cooking closer to home because men tended to be the barbecue cooks. Here, an Auckland man serves up steak and sausages at a summer social gathering in 1978.

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David Burton, 'Cooking - Who cooks?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013