Australia’s very own Lemon Myrtle entices your senses with its wondrously aromatic citrus notes that can be used in an endless array of creations.
Scientific name: Backhousia citriodora
Lemon Myrtle is undoubtedly one of Australia’s favourite bush foods due to its intense lemony aroma and creamy lemony flavour. Traditionally used by Indigenous communities located across Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland, Lemon Myrtle has become one of the most cultivated Australian bush foods. Try it today to flavour seafood, poultry, roasted vegetables, salads, salad dressings, and desserts to transform your dishes with a unique Australian twist.
How to Use:
- As a spice rub for fish or chicken
- Flavour sauces
- Stir through rice, quinoa or grains for a subtle citrus flavour
Lemon Myrtle has one of the highest natural sources of plant citral, a fragrant naturally occurring liquid that has powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial qualities. The plant also has a high concentration of Calcium and contains Zinc, Magnesium as well as vitamin A and E.