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Bushfoods Cookbook – a gourmet gardener’s guide by Robyn Francis


Robyn Francis, permaculture pioneer, creative cook and avid gardener, introduces her favourite bushfoods , from garden to table; ways to include these plants in urban and rural garden landscapes; tips for using them in the kitchen; menu ideas, plus 30 mouth-watering recipes: salad dressings, sauces, main dishes, damper, desserts, conserves and beverages.

“The fruits and aromatic leaves of the tropical and subtropical rainforests of Eastern Australia provide a whole new palette of spices, fragrances and flavours for the adventurous cook. These uniquely Australian flavours, merged with the creativity stimulated by living in a multicultural society, readily give rise to an endless array of culinary innovations. “

Nuggets of Wisdom with Robyn Francis, this 28 page A5 booklet is packed with useful information, colour photographs and delicious recipes, printed on 100% recycled paper.


Learn about these Bushfood Plants:

Anise Myrtle Backhousia anisata
Atherton Raspberry Rubus fraxinifolius
Broad-leaf Palm Lily Cordyline petiolaris
Davidson Plum Davidsonia pruriens var. jerseyana
Fingerlime Microcitrus australasica
Lemon Myrtle Backhousia citriodora
Macadamia Macadamia spp.
Midyen-berry Austomyrtus dulcis
Native Ginger (Dargahn) Alpinia caerulea
    Riberry Syzygium luehmannii
    Scrambling Lily Geitonoplesium cymosum
Small-leaf Tamarind Diploglottis cambellii
Warrigal Greens Tetragonia teragoniodes


Bushfood Recipes in this book

Cinnamon Myrtle Damper

Vinegars and Dressings
    Lemon Myrtle Vinegar
Bush Fruit Vinegars
Lemon Myrtle and Macadamia Oil Vinaigrette
Lemon Myrtle Delectable Dressing
Forest Fruit Dressing

Main Dishes
Warrigal Greens & Macadamia Pesto
Warrigal Greens Timbale
Warrigal Greens in Lemon Myrtle & Macadamia Cream Sauce
Bunya Rice Pilaf
Fish Wrapped in Lemon Myrtle and Palm Lily Leaf
Kangaroo & Davidson Plum Goulash
Kangaroo & Bunya Balls
Roast Duck with Riberry Sauce

Finger Lime Sorbet
Riberry Sorbet
Davidson Plum Sorbet
Davidson Plum Flummery
Wattleseed Biscotten Torte
Chocolate & Macadamia Slice
Davidson Plum Tapioca Pudding

Riberry Chutney
Riberry Jelly
Finger Lime Marmalade

    Anise Myrtle Cooler
Davidson Plum Cordial
Lemon Myrtle Sekanjabin


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