There’s a growing body of knowledge helping to bring ancient knowledge of Australian native foods to the wider audience. These are the books, websites, and other resources we’ve found helpful in our learning journey.
Bushfoods and Dark Emu books on brown red rectangle

Indigenous Agriculture

While "Dark Emu" is seen as the primary text in this area, there are in fact several books dealing with the same topic.

Cooking with the Oldest Foods on Earth book on green rectabgle


Discover a world of wonderful flavours between two covers!

(We can particularly recommend John Newton's "Recipes from the Oldest Foods on Earth", as we're proud to have not one, but two recipes featured in it.)

Growing Bushfood book on purple rectangle

Plant References

There is a wealth of books covering the growing of native plants in the Australian garden. This is a particular subset dealing specifically with the growing - and, in many cases, the harvesting and cooking - of edible native plants.