On a warm September day in Humpty Doo, the air was filled with a smell of smoke and delcious smells from inventive and incredible dishes. A camp oven cook off was underway and the competition was fierce; with 6 teams competing of rural residents, sourcing ingredients from local farmers or their own bush blocks; all … Continue reading Camp Oven Cook Off in Humpty Doo
Wild food walk and talk (in a window of non-wild weather) Continuing on with the theme of wild food GULP hosted a wild food walk at Casaurina Coastal reserve with a focus on native plants. We worked to get Larrrakia guide and representative to lead the walk and talk, but in the end this was … Continue reading Wild Food Walk and Talk
So to tie in with the theme of Top End Native Plants that we have been running workshops about, here is a list of the Top 10 Bush Tucker Plants (published by Emma of Taste of The Top End) There are many edible native fruits and flowers that have some form of nutrition and won’t … Continue reading Top Ten Top End Native Edible Plants
The GULP NT project has recently starting focussing on bush tucker and wild foods (wild food also included feral animals and weeds) and developing ways of making these interesting plant parts and creatures into delicious dishes. A group of interested individuals involved in the project got together to brain storm, discuss and experiment with the … Continue reading Wild Food Weekend
It's happened again, the cane toad eating has hit the headlines! Professor Phillip Hayward, from Southern Cross University has been promoting the eating of cane toads (and our site) This seems appropriate as the rain starts to come again and the invasive amphibians begin to come forth and multiply, messing with the ecological integrity of … Continue reading Community Cook – Rod’s Cane Toad Canapes
In the past the GULP team have discussed the various contents of the cook book that will emerge from this wonderful community based local food project. We would like to set the book out to be produce focused and look at the ingredients that we grow, then from this the recipes are written, and include … Continue reading Toad legs – New Feral Fine Food?