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Desert Quandongs - Native Bushfood from Roogenic

Desert Quandongs - Native Bushfood from Roogenic

Desert Quandongs (native peach) are a versatile healthy snack with a flavour somewhere between peach, apricot and rhubarb. As one of Australia’s native superfoods, Quandongs contain antioxidants and essential minerals like zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin E and folate. They have been a staple food and important source of nutrition for Indigenous Australians for thousands of years, and were also an important food to the first European settlers and explorers who used this high vitamin C fruit to help fight scurvy.

Quandongs can be eaten whole as a nutritious snack, brewed to make hot or iced tea, or incorporated into many different sweet and savoury dishes.

  • 50g
  • Made in Australia, supporting indigenous communities and small farmers.

    How to Use Quandongs:

    1. Hot or iced tea: just simmer 6 to 8 Quandong halves in 1 litre of water for approximately 15 minutes. Enjoy it hot or store chilled to add flavour and nutrition to iced drinks and smoothies. Once you have strained the tea be sure not to discard the Quandongs - eat them for a hit of nutrition and flavour.
    2. Drop just one Quandong half into any other Roogenic tea brew to bring a hit of nutrition and very subtle peach flavour. Be sure to reuse in a brew 5 times and then eat the remaining rehydrated Quandong.
    3. Make jams and preserves
    4. Create unique and delicious pies and tarts
    5. Chop up and sprinkle over cereal or stir through yoghurt

        Health Benefits:

        1. Contains twice the Vitamin C of an orange
        2. A source of Vitamin E, folate, magnesium and calcium
        3. A valuable vegan source of iron and zinc
        4. A source of phenolic-based antioxidants which help to boost the immune
        5. system and reduce inflammation
        6. The kernel contains a range of complex oils and is recognised for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities

        About Roogenic:

        Roogenic

        Roogenic is a small, family-owned Australian company, dedicated to promoting the health benefits of Australian native plants while supporting Indigenous communities and small farmers across Australia. Ingredients in their Native Tea Blends are organically grown and/or wild harvested and are carefully selected for their health benefits and traditional uses. 

        (Disclaimer - Roogenic Teas are not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease.)

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