Detail from Jean Bowring, Cake icing and decorating, Melbourne, Colourgravure Publications, Herald and Weekly Times, 1950, Beverley Wood collection
Savour the rich culinary history of Victoria in this free exhibition, featuring gastronomic treasures from our collections – from the first Australian cookbook, published in 1864, to an actual World War I army biscuit.
Gusto! explores Victoria's historic and contemporary culinary landscape, covering subjects such as the history of viticulture, Indigenous foods, sustainable food practices, fine dining and food rationing, and also features the fascinating stories of significant Victorian culinary figures including Jacques Reymond, Rita Erlich, Guy Grossi and Stephanie Alexander.
View our Gusto! image gallery for a taste of the exhibition.