Posts Tagged ‘bush foods recipe

And now for brunch

Sep 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

And now for brunch

After this year’s Bushfood competition at the Desert Festival,  I’ve commenced a self-managed apprenticeship to the masterful cooks who plied delighted festival-goers with such a plethora of tastes, textures and new ways of thinking about food this year. I began on Sunday night with a slightly bodgied version of Hujjat Nadarajah’s victorious Bushtucka Bademjoon Persian roo and eggplant stew, foregoing the Quangdong Addas Poloh persian lentil quangdong rice Hujjat served it up ...Read more

Take this on your trail and eat it.

Sep 19, 2010 | Discuss

Take this on your trail and eat it.

A “Larapinta Trail Mix” of  dried native foods with a cordial made from quandongs and ruby saltbush berries , a bush passionfruit brulee  and a classically presented high tea were the winners in a morning  marked by “wonderful concepts”  at the second round of the Alice Springs wildfood recipes competition. Rain drove the competition indoors to the Water Tank Cafe in Hele Crescent, and although it was made clear by entrants that the weather had had a longer-term effec...Read more

Witchetty Grub Sushi

Sep 15, 2009 | Discuss

Witchetty Grub Sushi

In years to come, tyape – as the Arrernte people of Central Australia call witchetty grubs – may have the same culinary status as truffles – or as novelist Jo Dutton suggests, the roe of sea anemone. Jo should know. She and her friend Carol Turner, an Eastern Arrernte woman from around Alices had to travel long and dig deep into hot red sand to find the ingredients for their tyape sushi, which they entered in the first heat of this year’s Bush Food’s Recipe Competition at t...Read more