[INFOGRAPHIC] Top 10 Native Australian Foods You Need In Your Kitchen | 1 Million Women

Australian bush foods are rarely seen in shopping baskets or on restaurant menus, but this is starting to change in Australia and around the world. A 1 Million Women special infographic.

Wild Passionfruit (Capparis spinosa var. nummularia)... Australian Bush Food... http://ausemade.com.au/nt/destination/c/central-australia/flora-fauna/flora/bush-food/index.htm

The Wild Passionfruit also known locally as the ‘caperbush’ is a member of the Caper family. It is also known as ‘Merne arrutnenge’ in the Arrernte language of the local Aborigines and is one of the many bush tucker foods.

Australian Aboriginal Bush medicine - Kangaroo apple (Solanum laciniatum) - The fruit is used as a poultice on swollen joints. The plant contains a steroid which is important to the production of cortisone, which reduces inflammation.- Photo Credit: Wikimedia

Australian Aboriginal Bush medicine - Kangaroo apple (Solanum laciniatum) - The fruit is used as a poultice on swollen joints. The plant contains a steroid which is important to the production of cortisone, which reduces inflammation.

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Ten Australian native superfoods

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Links to the tour as well as Aboriginal bush food descriptions and recipes brought to you by the City of Melbourne and The Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne Education Service.

Australian aboriginal foods

Bush Tucker - “In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.

Native Rosella - 5 Bush Tucker Plants for Your Small Garden

Bush tucker plants are a great way to increase diversity and resilience. Here's some tasty, compact suggestions for bush tucker gardening on the small.

NITRARIA billardierei occurs throughout Australia. Forms a sprawling shrub to 2 m tall 4 m wide with fruit 1-2 cm turning red when mature in summer and autumn. The fruit are said to taste like salty grapes, and were eaten by the tribal Aborigines. Fruits can also be made into jam or dried or stored.

NITRARIA billardierei - Native Plum or Nitre Bush. The fruit are said to taste like salty grapes, and were eaten by the tribal Aborigines. Fruits can also be made into jam or dried or stored.

5 Bush Tucker Plants for Your Small Garden

Bush tucker plants are a great way to increase diversity and resilience. Here's some tasty, compact suggestions for bush tucker gardening on the small.

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