Australia’s unique native ingredients boast nutritional and medicinal benefits that cannot be found anywhere else. From the Kakadu plum with its unmatched vitamin C content, to Bunya nuts that contain natural antibacterial properties, knowledge of these superfoods has been passed down in Aboriginal cultures for thousands of years.
This cookbook features Australia‚Äôs most interesting and beneficial bush superfoods, with beautiful illustrations and information on where they grow, traditional Indigenous uses, nutritional benefits, and advice on how to use them in your home kitchen. You can then follow an easy plant-based recipe, such as Sweet Potato Toast with Finger Lime Guacamole, or Spiced Apple and Riberry Chia Pudding, to enjoy the health benefits yourself!
No matter whether you live in the city or the outback, you too can discover the foods that nourished the first peoples of this land.
Cooking using locally sourced foods and spices helps to reduce food miles, improve food security and minimises our carbon footprint.
Lily Alice, Thomas O’Quinn