As a child, the whole family would go into the bush & gather Quandong fruit to make pies with. It needs a host plant to survive, and has a really tart taste, but is soooo yummy! After two years of searching, I finally tracked one down for my garden.
Purple apple-berry (Billardiera longiflora) A small vine found in moist forests from southern New South Wales to Tasmania. The slender leafed vine has greenish-yellow flowers and shiny purple fruit. The fruit is edible
The Wild Passionfruit also known locally as the ‘caperbush’ is a member of the Caper family. It is also known as ‘Merne arrutnenge’ in the Arrernte language of the local Aborigines and is one of the many bush tucker foods.