One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Food from plants and animals native to the Australian outback.‘this week we learn about bush food and desert living’Also called bush tuckercount noun ‘there has also been a renewed interest in bush foods’
- ‘These so-called bush foods were once found only in outback towns like Alice Springs, where tourists might try a bit of native tucker.’
- ‘I'm interested to have a look at the indigenous gardens and the bush foods.’
- ‘The impact is a loss of bush foods as well as less water for stock.’
- ‘They can show tourists, or they can go out themselves and collect the bush food.’
- ‘Bush food is enormously successful on the export market, with London supermarkets stocking entire shelves with everything from wattle seed to native limes.’
- ‘Let's have a look at some of the bush foods.’
- ‘The development of bush foods is such a growth area.’
- ‘The menus may have to change until rain brings relief to the orchardists specialising in bush foods.’
- ‘A second bush foods project, awaiting board approval at the end of August, has a clear commercial focus.’
- ‘For the first time Bundjalung men will teach hunting and bush food knowledge.’
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