Warndu Mai (Good Food)
Introducing native Australian ingredients to your kitchen
Authors - Rebecca Sullivan and Damien Coulthard
This gorgeous illustrated, informative and contemporary cookbook and compendium of native foods will show you how to create truly Australian food and drinks at home. With a few small adjustments and a little experimentation you can prepare delicious food that is better for the Australian environment, is more sustainable and celebrates the amazing ingredients that are truly local. Warndu Mai (Good Food) contains information about seasonal availability, hints, tips and over 80 illustrated and accessible recipes showcasing Australian native foods, using ingredients such as Kakadu plum, native currants, finger lime and pepperberry to create unique dishes and treats - from wattleseed brownies, emu egg sponge cake and bunya nut pesto to native berry, cherry and lime cordial, strawberry gum pavlova and kangaroo carpaccio. It's a must-have for every kitchen.
Rebecca Sullivan is a self-taught cook and has worked with some of the world's best food producers, academics, activists, and chefs. As food curator, activist, food writer, urban farmer and entrepreneur, Rebecca's portfolio is diverse: from launching the Real Food Festival in London to working on Slow Food Nation in San Francisco, farming coffee in Uganda to teaching scientists the art of communications in the Maldives for the United Nations. Rebecca recently completed her Masters in International Rural Development and Sustainable Agriculture at the Royal Agricultural College in Gloucestershire, UK during which she focused on food security and a sustainable food future and is now undertaking another Masters in Food History at the University of Adelaide. Rebecca is also a guest presenter on ABC-TV's Gardening Australia.
Damien Coulthard is from Adnyamathanha country. He grew up in Quorn and Nepabunna South Australia, very connected to his heritage and culture. A high school teacher now in his seventh year at Le Fevre High School in Semaphore, he is the coordinator for the South Australian Aboriginal Sports Training Academy, which focuses on academic learning, achievement and acceleration through sports. Damien also sits on the SANTS South Australian Native Title Board as a Director, putting him directly in touch with local Aboriginal communities working on land rights. Damien's debut international art exhibition opened in London in September 2018.
Published: April 2019