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Cooking with the Oldest Foods on Earth

Australian Bush Foods Recipes and Sources Updated Edition

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Interest in bush foods is booming. From Warrigal greens and saltbush to kangaroo and yabbies, more and more growers’ markets and local supermarkets are stocking these foods, and restaurants are serving them on their menus.

Cooking With the Oldest Foods on Earth – winner of the 2020 Gourmand Award for Innovation – shows you how to cook with bush foods, where to find them and how to grow them. Organised by ingredient, each chapter includes a brief history, a practical guide, and recipes for you to make in your very own kitchen. Now updated, including new recipes, Cooking With the Oldest Foods on Earth promises to broaden Australians’ culinary horizons in every way.

'This book is full of the information about Australian foods that your country refused to teach you. Here’s your chance to fully appreciate your homeland.' — Bruce Pascoe

‘A handy resource that aims to encourage more commonplace use of Australia’s delicious and healthy native produce.’ — Gardening Australia

‘This fabulous book gives a detailed rundown of the sort of ingredients we can use in ordinary cooking, with plenty of delicious recipes.’ — The Daily Telegraph

‘John Newton encourages us to delve into the food of our country and bring the tastes home to our kitchens and tables.’ — Organic Gardener