Few things are better than mum’s home cooking and the kitchen is a place where traditions and family connections can be passed from one generation to the next.
And new Coles Kitchen Census data has found that traditional Aussie food values are just as relevant today as they were 100 years ago.
Mum’s recipes are still our favourites, with 42 per cent of the 5500 Coles customers polled saying childhood memories of food play an important role in how they cook today, while 50 per cent say it’s family members or close friends.
“Our research shows Australians cherish sharing a meal with friends and family and they want to support Aussie farmers, food producers and their local community,” Coles chief marketing officer Lisa Ronson said.
Tarni Witts cooks by taste and tradition, just like her mother and grandmother.
She uses treasured recipes from her childhood, including tuna casserole once served