OLD MAN SALTBUSH Atriplex Nummularia. Grows over vast areas in the dry inland of Australia. In some areas of outback good drought tolerant and suitable for saline soil.
Tasting Notes Wonderfully subtle and crisp taste, hint of rosemary, savoury, herby and salty flakes.
Uses Spice blends, breads, pastas, guacamole, salsa, dukkahs. Salad dressings, polenta, meatballs, pork, game meats and fudge. Used by First Nations peoples for ceremonies, flavour foods in ground ovens, and the soft foliage used as a bedding.
Recipe: Saltbush Polenta Cakes page 30 of Cooee Cuisine
Length 14cm x Width 3cm Tube