bush tucker

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bush tucker

n
(Cookery)
a. any wild animal, insect, plant or plant extract, etc traditionally used as food by native Australians
b. cooking based around ingredients taken from the Australian wilderness
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The whole concept of The Outback is a mix between Australian contemporary cuisine and native bushfood, with hints from British and Italian cuisine, blended in a 100% fine dining adventure.
1996 Wild Lime: Cooking from the bushfood garden, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
1997 Some thoughts about CSIRO research in bushfoods, Australian Bushfoods Magazine 2:26-8.
Much of their time may be spent in economically productive ways, for example, in caring for their country and harvesting bushfoods.
Taking this argument to the extreme, Aboriginal children's time might be better spent out in the bush learning how to gather bushfoods than in the classroom practising reading and writing.
1983) The nutritional composition of Australian Aboriginal bushfoods Food Technology in Australia 35 (6) : 293-98
2001) Food Safety of Australian Plant Bushfoods RIRDC Publication No 01/28
Beyond the millennium Australia looks like topping the world's new cuisine charts with its indigenous bushfoods from the outback.
Areas like growing bushfoods and marketing bushfoods.
The programs involve visits to sites, bush-tucker walks, an art gallery, craft workshops and the sale of crafts and bushfoods.
Telling tourists how (Rainforest) Indigenous peoples ate bushfoods and utilised the natural environment, as a past practice, seems to contradict the image of Indigenous culture as 'alive and authentic' (Miller 1996:47).