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Quandong & Wattleseed

We have lots of dried quandong halves coming... expected about July 26Also have more wattleseed on the way

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Give your BBQ a taste of Australia

Bush Tomato & Chilli SauceA sweet chilli sauce using Bush Tomatoes and Australian Lemon Tea Tree – a heathland bush of Australia that has a rich lemon flavour, which added to the unique sweet and spicy flavour of the bush tomato, makes a delicious sauce for use both on the table and in cooking.http://www.bushfoodshop.com.au/bush-tomato-chilli-sauce/

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Burdekin Plum

A native tree in our rainforests which yield a maroon coloured fruit.  A close relative of the mango but with a completely different texture and certainly lacking the sweetness.  Needs to be allowed to soften first.  Can be eaten raw or made into preserves.

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Bush Tomato Pasta Sauce

Cook half a roughly diced onion in a saucepan on low heat with a little oil for 3-5 minutes until soft and little colour.Add 2 cloves finely chopped garlic and cook for a further 2 minutes stirring regularly.Add 200ml white wine and cook until wine reduces to a third of original volume.Add a can of [...]

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Wattleseed Icecream

Easy Wattleseed Icecream.For each litre of premium vanilla ice cream use 2 teaspoons of roasted ground wattleseed.Put the wattleseed into a cup and just cover with boiling water. This will swell the wattleseed and release the flavours. Allow to cool.Slightly soften the vanilla ice cream in a bowl. Stir through the wattleseed slurry. Return the [...]

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Mail theft

Our domestic parcels are covered by transit insurance.  The allocated tracking number can be monitored via auspost.com.au and/or you can use your MyPost account to let Auspost know how and where your deliveries should be made.  Once a parcel has been delivered it is no longer covered by transit insurance.  If you don't have someone [...]

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Finger Limes

Finger Limes are loaded with vitamin C and lots of antioxidants, B vitamins for good mood, potassium cardiovascular health, and they help with inflammation. Studies show that eating citrus like kumquats and finger limes can lower our risk of coming down with mouth, stomach, and throat cancer by 50%.Finger Lime Powder is a concentrated form [...]

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Have you tried Australia's newest nut?

After much work the almost decimated Western Australian Sandalwood Tree is back in business.  A soft buttery nut it works well with our most famous nut, the Macadamia.  Roasted Sandalwood nuts can be used in a variety of dishes and snacks. 

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The power of Gumbi Gumbi

Australia's Gumbi  tree thrives in our arid inland, does particularly well in the vast and remote Nullarbor Plain. Many people report good results from brewing up the bitter leaves into a tea. 

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Using bush herbs and spices

Start with your flavour base such as garlic and chilli, add herbs like Wattleseed, Native Thyme, Saltbush, Pepperberry half way through cooking and add more delicate ones at the end or even after you remove from heat.  Delicate ones include Lemon Myrtle, Aniseed Myrtle, Cinnamon Myrtle, Strawberry Gum, Peppermint Gum.

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