Norm’s Water Sponge

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook: Stories, Recipes and Secret Tips from Prize-Winning Show Cooks

The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook

By Liz Harfull

Published 2014

  • About

The late Norm Hurst was 70 when he stopped working at iconic Uardry station in the New South Wales Riverina. Made famous for breeding the Merino ram that featured on Australia’s one-shilling coin, the property covers some 35 000 hectares of the Hay Plain and for almost 150 years was home to one of the country’s most influential sheep studs.

Norm’s family had a long association with the station and a remarkable history of its own. His grandfather married the eldest daughter of Henry