July 14, 2014



 romantic grass of the week - carpobrutus glaucescens (coastal pigface) a brutal creeping carpet with succulent leaf blades 2cm long, triangular in cross-section leaves, 6 cm flowers all year, edible reddish fruit to 30mm.. small fruit inside thick reddish skin like a small salty banana. leaves also edible.. good in asian green mix, quite salty. leaf juice also contains local aneasthetic for insect bites, sunburn, marine stings.. #bushfood #bushmedicine #masterchef #romanticgrasses #footscray photos are taken at Melbourne International Jazz Festival's show of Westhead Project with Matt Earle Dale Gorfinkel and Jim Denley.