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Collected Item: “HIST30060: Pandemic cookbook”

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HIST30060: Pandemic cookbook

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Photograph of a book

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I bought this cookbook earlier this year from a local Melbourne lady. During the 2020 lockdowns, she decided to write a cookbook celebrating cooking and sharing food with friends during eased restrictions. Whenever I cook from this cookbook, I am reminded of how the pandemic was also an opportunity for many people to pursue new hobbies and interests, often creative ones, that they previously wouldn't have.

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Clementine Day

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2021-04-13
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