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Can ‘Garden to Table’ Actually Fit Into a Normal Life?

Can ‘Garden to Table’ Actually Fit Into a Normal Life?

Have you heard of the ‘garden to table’ movement? Is all the rage right now. If you’re a life-long gardener, you might think of it as yet another hipster label applied to something you’ve been doing for years. Even so, it’s hard to deny the good that comes from...

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Say hello to the Youlk

Say hello to the Youlk

The long-awaited Youlk (Platysace deflexa) finally hits shelves this coming month with a special new label created by WA educator, mentor and artist, Buffie Corunna. For those of you who don’t know, Youlk is one of many native root vegetables that featured throughout...

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Indoor gardening with native bushfood plants

Indoor gardening with native bushfood plants

Because edible plants aren’t known for loving the indoors, people don’t often consider bush tucker species for house plants. But shade-tolerant herbs, like Native River Mint, and understory rainforest trees can thrive inside the home, growing comfortably without full...

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A Very Bush Tucker Christmas

A Very Bush Tucker Christmas

Christmas is all about Summer in the southern hemisphere. Whether your silly season flavour is a stinking hot day, breezy arvo or a balmy evening, here are a few simple ways to enjoy some very Australian flavours in your holiday luncheon. (Pro tip: Try telling your...

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Substituting everyday ingredients for native bush tucker

Substituting everyday ingredients for native bush tucker

“I want to grow more bush tucker, but I’m not sure if I’d use it much. What can I make with native ingredients?” While not technically exotic, Australia’s bush tucker is still on the fringe of the mainstream. Currently popularised by gourmet chefs and the “fancy”...

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Hello, New South Wales!

Hello, New South Wales!

You should soon find the Tucker Bush plants popping up in selected Independent Garden Centres nurseries around the state. Keep your eyes peeled for our range of: Smooth Davidson Plum (Davidsonia johnsonii) Wild Currant (Antidesma erostre) Tucker Bush Cherry (Syzygium...

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Make your own bushfood treats for Valentine’s Day!

Make your own bushfood treats for Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetheart something truly unique. Here are a few of our favourite recipes for dishing up a serve of handmade love — a romantic Valentine’s dinner menu featuring some gorgeous West Australian Seafood and native bush tucker ingredients...

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How to make fresh and dried Tucker Bush herbs

How to make fresh and dried Tucker Bush herbs

According to our friends at RiverMint Dining, most bush tucker herbs are best eaten fresh. If you’re using them uncooked as a garnish, condiment or a sprinkle, your best bet is to delay harvesting until you’re ready to eat them. Most of our native herbs range will...

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Chicken, Native Lemongrass and Warrigal Canapes

Chicken, Native Lemongrass and Warrigal Canapes

Here’s an outstanding fusion recipe, courtesy of our friends at RiverMint Dining. This is a simple canape recipe that doesn’t require much effort or skill, or even extra prep time for your edible natives. Just harvest these herbs and greens fresh from your garden, and...

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Marron with Lemon Myrtle and Sea Salt

Marron with Lemon Myrtle and Sea Salt

Our friends at Fervor have shared their incredible bushfood recipe using local freshwater crayfish, Australia’s favourite native herb, and a homemade slurry of sea salt. Coal Roasted Yallingup Marron, Lemon Myrtle Emulsion and Hand Made Sea Salt The instructions might...

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