Bush Food Recipes

Macadamia tree - for fruits
the nut is a world favourite
Carpobrotus is found on the
seashore, try the leaves
Bulbine bulbosa is used for its
edible tubers

List of bush food recipes on this site using the following plants:

Bunya nut (Araucaria bidwilli):
Bunya Nut pastry Click here
Bush tomatoes (Solanum spp):
Bush tomato muffins Click here
Bush tomato dressing Click here
Davidson's Plum (Davidsonia pruriens):
Davidson's Plum Chutney Click here
Illawarra Plum :
Illawarra plum chilli sauce Click here
Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora)
Lemon myrtle pancakes Click here
Native Mints
Port fillet with native mint Click here
Paperbark (Melaleuca quinquenervia)
Paperbark Chicken Click here
Pepperberries (Tasmannia insipida)
Pepperberry Potato Cake Click here
Macadamia nuts (macadamia integrifolia)
Pork fillet with macadamia nuts Click here
Quandong (Santalum acuminatum)
Quandong Chutney Click here
Wattle Seed (Acacia spp)
Pork fillet with Wattleseed Click here
Wattleseed Ice-cream Click here
Wild limes (Eremocitrus glauca, Microcitrus spp)
Quandong Chutney Click here


Foliage colour and unique flowers.

Dicrastylis globiflora

H: 30cm

W:  1m

Full sun position, this beautiful grey foliage grows well in a mixed shrubbery, rockeries and also in pots.

Prune after flowering in autumn to maintain a bushy habit.

White, rounded flowers occur in winter and right through to summer.