Oh how things have changed ! *
EATING IN THE FIFTIES *
Pasta was not eaten in Australia.
Curry was a surname. (I dont agree with this one)
A takeaway was a mathematical problem.
A pizza was something to do with a leaning tower.
All potato chips were plain; the only choice we had was whether – To put the salt on or not.
Rice was only eaten as a milk pudding.
A Big Mac was what we wore when it was raining.
Brown bread was something only poor people ate.
Oil was for lubricating, fat was for cooking.
Tea was made in a teapot using tea leaves and never green.
Sugar enjoyed a good press in those days, and was regarded As being white gold.
Cubed sugar was regarded as posh.
Fish didn’t have fingers in those days. Eating raw fish was called poverty, not sushi.
None of us had ever heard of yoghurt.
Healthy food consisted of anything edible.
People who didn’t peel potatoes were regarded as lazy.
Indian restaurants were only found in India.
Cooking outside was called camping.
Seaweed was not a recognised food.
“Kebab” was not even a word, never mind a food.
Prunes were medicinal.
Surprisingly, muesli was readily available, it was called cattle feed.
Water came out of the tap. If someone had suggested bottling it and
Charging more than petrol for it they would have become a laughing stock!!
There were no McDonalds, Pizza Hut ,Kentucky Chicken etc etc etc.
I never ever remember brocolli..chinese vegies..
Chicken was served twice a year… Christmas and Easter.
Chicken was only available from someone “up the road”
who fattened up a chook and delivered it plucked.
Lamb shanks were given free from the butcher for your dog.
There were no supermarkets until late 1950’s
Most bread was delivered un sliced to your door by a horse drawn wagon.
Bread was sliced and packaged in mid 1950’s
Milk came in bottles and was delivered to your door also.