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Already she had learnt to boil the dark leaves in a shell like container which did not catch fire and to make ‘damper’ by mixing the white powder with water and spreading it on hot coals.  Wooreddy found that he liked the tea especially when some of the white sand-like grains were added, but the damper stuck in his throat.

(Mudrooroo, Doctor Wooreddy’s Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World)