[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.

Quandong, native Australian bush food -  eat/cook to jam -  the outside part and then dry the hard seed and then rub it on the concrete until it made a hole and then blow across the hole and it became a whistle. OR use them as marbles, OR drill hole in them and thread as neckalce

[The Quandong, aka Australian Wild Peach] I recognise that not everyone will be able to get their hands on quandongs in order to complete t.

Goannas are large carnivorous lizards with over 30 extant species.  25 of which are native to Australia.  The largest species (Varanus giganteus) can grow over 2.5 metres in length and is found in the most remote desert regions of the north west.  They eat insects, reptiles, small mammals and some species are venomous.

The largest species (Varanus giganteus) can grow over metres in length and is found in the most remote desert regions of the north west.

The Kakadu plum is the world's richest source of Vitamin. Native to the Northern Territory, Australia, the plum has 50 times the Vitamin C of oranges. High in anti-oxidants, it helps to maintain the health & radiance of skin as well as protecting against future damage.

Anti aging food vitamin c Kakadu plum Terminalia ferdinandiana The worlds richest source of Vitamin C is found in this Northern Territory native fruit. The plum has 50 times the Vitamin C of oranges, and was a major source of food for tribes in the area

Australian Aboriginal Bush Food

As indigenous Australians allowed the local terrain to dictate their key ingredients, you can consider building dishes around native produce and accom.

Bush Banana is an Australian native plant. It is found in Central Australia and throughout Western Australia. It is a bush tucker food for Aborigines

Bush Banana (Marsdenia australis) is an Australian native plant. It is found in Central Australia and throughout Western Australia. It is a bush tucker food for Aborigines

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.

Bush Banana (Marsdenia australis)... Australian bush tucker... http://ausemade.com.au/nt/destination/c/central-australia/flora-fauna/flora/bush-food/index.htm

The bush banana is a climbing woody vine found growing on other shrubs and trees, and often difficult to see among the trees own leaves. The bush banana has creamy flowers, and thick narrow leaves that grow from a short stalk.

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.

Australian native superfoods: rainforest tamarind The vibrantly-coloured rainforest tamarind is another top source of vitamin C, an importan...

Australian native superfoods: rainforest tamarind The vibrantly-coloured rainforest tamarind is another top source of vitamin C, an importan.

Arrowroot | Australian Bush Tucker – Bush Food

Queensland Arrowroot - should plant downhill from chicken coops to catch and utilize nutrients during/after heavy rain - root useful for all sorts things - and leaves become free mulch.

Bush Tucker Plant Foods - Banksia - Native Honeysuckle

Banksia spinulosa - Hairpin Banksia - flowers soaked in water to make a drink

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