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Taste of summers past

By Natascha Mirosch
Updated January 27 2023 - 6:58pm, first published January 23 2023 - 5:58pm

Summer holidays for my family meant we kids got to eat things we didn't normally. Not one for takeaway food, my mother would relent when it came to holidays and the hot chook - which for her was an acceptable, if occasional, substitute for homemade. The foil-lined white bag would be brought back from the hot chook shop and its contents plated, with everyone taking a moment to admire the glistening golden skin before the battles over breast meat and skirmishes over stuffing would ensue.

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