Discovery of Nardoo as a Substitute for Food.
"Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia" by William John Wills
For some time we were employed gathering nardoo, and laying up a supply.
"A Source Book Of Australian History" by Compiled by Gwendolen H. Swinburne
Some friendly blacks, whom they amused by lighting fires with matches, gave them some fish and a kind of bread called nardoo.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
After supplying him with fish and nardoo cake, they brought him a couple of rats baked in their skins.
"Australian Heroes and Adventurers" by William Pyke
The country abounded with a plant called nardoo, the seeds of which, when pounded and baked into a cake, were eaten by the natives.
"The Australian Explorers" by George Grimm
Hurrah for the Roma railway! Hurrah for Cobb and Co.,
And oh! for a good fat horse or two to carry me Westward Ho —
To carry me Westward Ho! my boys, that's where the cattle stray
On the far Barcoo, where they eat nardoo, a thousand miles away.
"A Thousand Miles Away" by Anonymous Oceania