Corrie was a great cook and family and friends always looked forward to her meals. She learned to cook in an era before animal fats, sugar and salt came to be regarded as akin to poison, using such ingredients liberally in her recipes – and her dishes were all the more tasty for it.
“We’re off to have a death by Corrie meal” quipped a close family friend before jumping in the car to head to Corrie’s for dinner. The term stuck and Corrie thought it was hilarious as it appealed to her offbeat sense of humour.
That irreverent sense of humour is the reason you won’t find a single food shot in the Death by Corrie cookbook. Instead, each mouth watering recipe is accompanied by an equally entertaining, hilarious or plain outrageous cartoon, illustration or photograph courtesy of Australia’s greatest visual artists.
It’s a cookbook, a coffee table book, a book of hilarious and outrageous takes on cooking … and a vital fundraising source for a very worthwhile cause … all wrapped up into one.