Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘cooking’

20 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

A

Aya feature film – 1990

The story of a Japanese-Australian marriage in the aftermath of the Second World War.

B

Bananas in Pyjamas – Banana Breakfast television program – 1999

The combination of visually appealing characters with the 'Bananas in Pyjamas’ song created a highly popular and commercially successful preschool series.

C

Clarke, Robin JH: Sydney Diary home movie – 1950

This home movie footage was taken by professional cameraman Robin Clarke, one of Australia’s first television cameramen.

D

Death in Brunswick feature film – 1990

An under-achieving Aussie cook falls for a young Greek waitress at a seedy Melbourne nightclub, but a dead body gets in their way.

E

Electric Stove Cinema Advertisement: Banish Drudgery advertisement – c1940

The emphasis on economy is the main selling point of this electric range.

F

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 1 television program – 2004

Homesick for Broome, the Pigram brothers wrote a famous song celebrating their mother’s wonderful fish soup and rice.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 2 television program – 2004

Diving for trepang (sea cucumber) in the northernmost tip of Australia, the program finds fine produce and great cooks to create a showcase of Australian cuisines.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 3 television program – 2004

While Maeve O’Mara has crossed the desert to eat at a terrific Greek taverna in Coober Pedy, Joanna Savill is in the Torres Strait to take part in a local feast.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 5 television program – 2004

Maeve O’Mara travels to Tasmania to discover the secrets behind creating a terrific cheddar. Joanna Savill is invited to a three-day Sikh religious festival and feast.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 6 television program – 2004

Another program in this very attractive series with its blend of produce, recipes and the cultures that make up contemporary Australia.

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Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Food for Thought advertisement – c1941

Kraft cleverly positions its processed cheese as a product which can contribute to a household’s ability to increase its food value.

Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Unexpected Guests advertisement – c1940

This snack was marketed by Kraft as a quick and easy-to-prepare snack, and importantly an economical one.

Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Your Daily Diet advertisement – c1947

This Kraft advertisement examines the value of three food groups: protective foods, energy foods and body builders.

M

Message Stick – Black Olive television program – 2005

As a chef, Mark Olive has developed dishes that use Indigenous knowledge of fauna and flora and food preparation that complements the Australian landscape.

O

One Shoe Short short film – 2007

On a town camp in Alice Springs, a boy searches for a pair of shoes so he can go to school. His friend tries his best to help him out.

R

Raccolta D’Inverno, Winter’s Harvest documentary – 1979

The government has now outlawed this traditional Italian community event of slaughtering and butchering a pig and feasting on it.

Red Cross Activities During and After WWI historical – c1919

The footage provides a snapshot of the daily tasks Female Red Cross volunteers performed during and after the First World War.

S

The Singing Chef advertisement – 1952

The catchy melody and infectious cheer have you humming along by the end of the advertisement.

T

Tandaco Prepared Stuffing: Don’t Cry Dear Lady advertisement – c1942

A classic example of the stereotypical image we have of the Australian housewife.

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White River of Life sponsored film – c1950

A short government film made in the early 1950s to promote the health qualities of milk and milk-based foods.