Hughes crowned the prince of pasta

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

JOHN Hughes won the 17th an­nual Lilly Street Lasagna (it’s been spelt wrong for 17 years, why change it?) Bake-off last month, while the weird lasagne prize went to Tay­lor Baker. Lilly Street was closed for the cook­ing com­pe­ti­tion that at­tracted about 60 en­tries this year with three judges mak­ing the fi­nal decision on whose name would make the lasagne tin per­pet­ual trophy for 2014. About 600 peo­ple, in­clud­ing Fre­man­tle MHR Melissa Parke, filled the street, which was ooz­ing with lasagne. The tra­di­tion started 17 years ago when or­gan­iser Jenny Baker was asked to de­ter­mine the best lasagne made by two neigh­bours. “I said ‘nei­ther, I make the best lasagne’,” Baker said. 2014 Christ­mas Party at Du­mas House last week. Mr Bar­nett said pre­vi­ous years the Gov­ern­ment had gone all out with an oys­ter shucker at a venue but “now we’re broke so we’re do­ing it in the court­yard with take­away pizza and rough red”. The band played Van Mor­ri­son’s Brown EyedGirl un­der the Premier’s in­struc­tion.

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