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Bush tucker on the menu

Get your taste buds across the native bush tucker plants that grow in NSW national parks and find out how these incredible ingredients can be used in your kitchen.  Before you say it, yes, you’re right – we don’t want budding chefs collecting or picking plants from a national park as their own personal produce supply. These special plants need to stay where they are so biodiversity isn’t disrupted. Think of it like a perfectly balanced curry: if the national park is missing one of its flavours, everything is thrown out.   We’ll let you in on amazing native ingredients, which you can find at local produce markets, from online specialist sellers or try growing in your own garden to turn into a dish to impress. Better still, learn from the experts on a bush tucker tour in one of our NSW national parks.   Ready? Yes, chef! [block_green] Did you know:  ‘Bush tucker’ is any plant or animal native to Australia and traditionally used as sustenance, or food, by Indigenous Australians. [/block_green]

Bush tucker. Photo credit: Jaime Plaz a/ Botanic Gardens Trust
Photo Information aime Plaz a/ Botanic Gardens Trust, 2019 Bush tucker on the menu

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