Mabu Mabu - Spices

  • How to use

    • Saltbush - a rich umami flavour that can be added to soups, sauces and curries.
    • Desert Herbs - an amazing meat rub that can be added to koftas, meatballs or straight onto a leg of lamb.
    • Cinnamon Myrtle- use it as a flavouring in cakes, biscuits or with your morning yoghurt.
    • Strawberry Gum - use it as a flavouring in cakes, biscuits or panna cotta.
    • Lemon Aspen Salt - an amazingly versatile salt that can be added to fish, roast vegetables, or cooked meats.
    • Pepperberries - a powerful substitute to pepper, best used in moderation on meat and roast vegetables.


    Nornie Bero is the head chef and business owner. Originally from Mer Island in the Torres Strait, Nornie has been a professional chef for over 20 years. Her style of cooking is all about generosity and flavour. She has been creating dishes using native ingredients for much of her career, and is currently on a mission to make Indigenous herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits part of everyone’s kitchen pantry. 30-50g. Keep air tight and away from sunlight to preserve flavour.