Coconut ice has long been a favourite sweet! Often found at school fetes and at CWA or any fundraising cake stall, it’s a delicious confection of desiccated coconut and sugar mixture. Traditionally white and pink – tinted with chochineal – adventurous cooks branched out into other colours when artificial food dyes became available. Fact: there [...]
About this blogThe Harp Lounge is made of little blasts from the past, shiny things found in op shops, and a 1940s-50s aesthetic frenzy! I live in Canberra, Australia and I try to have a local focus when looking at vintage things. I also play the harp and like finding old advertising featuring harps.
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