Bush Tucker Feed

…are just some of what we experienced on the weekend. Saturday was quiet - just the Transition Newcastle Ideas cafe. Sunday was a tad busier. It started with the Koorogang Island Open Day, which included an obligatory face painting.. ...meeting some reptiles, including a Shingleback lizard, a turtle, and even a crocodile. There was also local bush tucker to be enjoyed, including the gorgeous Finger Limes (I've enjoyed these in the past in Gin and tonic - lovely!). Mountain Devil (Lambertia formosa) flowers were a treasured childhood bush treat for me. Like the Worimi people, I used to pull off... Read more →

I have been enviously reading about other bloggers foraging for free food. Darren of Green Change collected Lilly Pillies from his workplace and made a selection of foods including Lilly Pillies On Horseback and Lilly Pilly Stuffed Chicken Breast. He also recently made a Feral Fruit Filo Pastry from peaches collected from a roadside. Ally and Rich of Happy Earth were lucky enough to be part of a fruit rescue team that collected fruit from abandoned orchards in the Illawarra area and Bel recently posted over at the Simple Green and Frugal Coop regarding her use of edible native plants... Read more →