A wonderful window into life on the land in Australia Рas it was and as it is now.  For decades, early settlers had to rely on what was at hand in the supply shed Рthere were no corners stores or supermarkets! Recipes for cooking bread, damper, various birds, beef and bandicoot (!) snakes (!!) and various seafoods, as well as a large helping of indigenous wisdom  in the gathering of food and its preparation. A handbook of Australian ingredients, all natural, and how to use them to the best advantage. Illustrated by Vane.