Richard Eastwood grew up on a ranch in the Australian Outback. His life has been dedicated to the land that surrounds him and the bushman lifestyle he enjoys so much.
Richards publications are based on the cultures of Australia and New Zealand and how food, culture, craft and ancestry can all enrich our lives.
Many Australian restaurants have embracing home grown products serving emu, crocodile, yabbies and eels in addition to flavouring their dishes with bush tucker spices. In this cookbook you will find a great variety of Bushtucker recipes which incorporate the spices and animals of the outback. There are sauces, main dishes and deserts galore celebrating the Bushtucker spirit.
Out of this deep respect for nature Aborigines have learned to live in remarkable harmony with the land and its animals.
Here are a few stories, which relate to a culture we can all learn from. If we try harder we can all live in harmony with planet earth.