Posts Tagged ‘bush food recipes

Taming the bush tomato

Mar 16, 2010 | Discuss

Taming the bush tomato

Rainbow Valley is best known world-wide for its colourful, other-worldly sandstone escarpments. But in decades to come it may also be remembered as the place where an Australian fruit first discovered thousands of years ago moved on to another level. Bush tomatoes are one of the celebrities of the bush tucker world. Mostly used in specialty seed and spice mixes, sauces and chutneys, their journey onto the world’s tabletops is in its infancy, and is likely to be shaped by two things: the im...Read more

Ruth Morley's Ruby Saltbush Sorbet

Sep 20, 2009 | Discuss

Ruth Morley snatched triumph from disaster when her ruby saltbush sorbet plans went awry only days before she was due to enter the dish in the 2009 Bush Foods Recipe competition. She went back to the pantry, decided less was more, and was surprised to discover that her revised recipe actually worked . At the Foodies Finale of the competition, a feature of the annual Alice Desert Festival, the first-time entrant was even more surprised to discover she had won not only best sweet but also best ove...Read more