Saltbush - a rich umami flavour that can be added to soups, sauces and curries. Saltbush is actually one of Australia's best herbs. It has a soft, salty flavour – slightly earthy – and can be used as a direct substitute for salt as a seasoning or condiment.
Mabu Mabu is a saying in the Torres Strait that translates to 'help yourself.'Traditionally, a Mabu Mabu is a banquet, shared table or big family meal. It's how food is enjoyed on the islands: surrounded by the people they love.
Mabu Mabu are passionate about native ingredients, and use a variety of Indigenous herbs, fruits, succulents and spices in all of their dishes. They want to help create a truely Australian cuisine by helping people to understand native flavours, and to use them in their every-day cooking.
Nornie Bero is the head chef and business owner. Originally from Mer Island in the Torres Strait, Nornie has been a professional chef for over 20 years. Her style of cooking is all about generosity and flavour. She has been creating dishes using native ingredients for much of her career, and is currently on a mission to make Indigenous herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits part of everyone's kitchen pantry.
Glass jar with metal lid
30-50g. Keep air tight and away from sunlight to preserve flavour.