Your thumb is MINE! The Giles' planigale is a native of the Australian bush and, despite having a bit of a temper, the little critter poses no threat to humans

Tiny terror Down Under: He may have a big temper but this miniscule marsupial can fit on the tip of a thumb

Your thumb is MINE! The Giles' planigale is a native of the Australian bush and, despite having a bit of a temper, the little critter poses no threat to humans

Pigface | Australian Bush Tucker – Bush Food. ** I had no idea you could eat Pigface! We had them at our house when I was growing up.

Pigface | Australian Bush Tucker – Bush Food. ** I had no idea you could eat Pigface! We had them at our house when I was growing up.

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.- Photo Credit: Wikimedia

Bush Tucker - Australia's Superfoods! Aborigines have been living long, healthy lives for centuries, due to their incredible connection, understanding and respect for the land. The joy of bush foods is that they don’t taste like anything you’ve ever tasted before. Eg, aniseed myrtle tastes a little like liquorice tea; strawberry gum, a mix of passionfruit & strawberry; warrigal greens, between spinach & basil.

Bush Tucker - Australia's Superfoods! Aborigines have been living long, healthy lives for centuries, due to their incredible connection, understanding and respect for the land. The joy of bush foods is that they don’t taste like anything you’ve ever tasted before. Eg, aniseed myrtle tastes a little like liquorice tea; strawberry gum, a mix of passionfruit & strawberry; warrigal greens, between spinach & basil.

Bush Tucker - Australia's Superfoods! Aborigines have been living long, healthy lives for centuries, due to their incredible connection, understanding and respect for the land. The joy of bush foods is that they don’t taste like anything you’ve ever tasted before. Eg, aniseed myrtle tastes a little like liquorice tea; strawberry gum, a mix of passionfruit & strawberry; warrigal greens, between spinach & basil.

Bush Tucker - Australia's Superfoods! Aborigines have been living long, healthy lives for centuries, due to their incredible connection, understanding and respect for the land. The joy of bush foods is that they don’t taste like anything you’ve ever tasted before. Eg, aniseed myrtle tastes a little like liquorice tea; strawberry gum, a mix of passionfruit & strawberry; warrigal greens, between spinach & basil.

Australian desert raisin (Bush raisin, bush tomato,Akatjurra)- Solanum centrale The fruits have a strong, pungent taste of tamarillo and caramel that makes them popular for use in sauces and condiments. They can be obtained either whole or ground, with the ground product (sold as "kutjera powder") easily added to bread mixes, salads, sauces, cheese dishes, chutneys, stews or mixed into butter. Mardu people would skewer bush tomatoes and dry them so the food was readily transportable.

Australian desert raisin (Bush raisin, bush tomato,Akatjurra)- Solanum centrale The fruits have a strong, pungent taste of tamarillo and caramel that makes them popular for use in sauces and condiments. They can be obtained either whole or ground, with the ground product (sold as "kutjera powder") easily added to bread mixes, salads, sauces, cheese dishes, chutneys, stews or mixed into butter. Mardu people would skewer bush tomatoes and dry them so the food was readily transportable.


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"Most of my medicine is food". Neville gives Food Safari host Maeve O'Meara a tour of his "supermarket" and "chemist", out in the bush.

"Most of my medicine is food". Neville gives Food Safari host Maeve O'Meara a tour of his "supermarket" and "chemist", out in the bush.

ABC Splash - Food plays an important role in constructing ideas about cultural identity. This clip explores how the recent growth of interest in 'bush tucker' is generating greater understanding of Aboriginal peoples' cultural identities.

ABC Splash - Food plays an important role in constructing ideas about cultural identity. This clip explores how the recent growth of interest in 'bush tucker' is generating greater understanding of Aboriginal peoples' cultural identities.

Robins Foods is a manufacturer of Australian native food products, including the Outback Spirit range, pioneering the incorporation of native foods into Australian cuisine, and committed to the meaningful inclusion of Aboriginal people in the growing native foods industry. Robins also work for the environmentally sustainable growth of the native foods industry and the preservation and enhancement of flora and fauna biodiversity that is an integral part of it.

Robins Foods is a manufacturer of Australian native food products, including the Outback Spirit range, pioneering the incorporation of native foods into Australian cuisine, and committed to the meaningful inclusion of Aboriginal people in the growing native foods industry. Robins also work for the environmentally sustainable growth of the native foods industry and the preservation and enhancement of flora and fauna biodiversity that is an integral part of it.

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