´╗┐Charlie waves at the camera.

Charlie is in her early teens, with long straight light brown hair and wears glasses, black leggings, a denim skirt and a striped sweater.

She says HI, I'M CHARLIE.
AND THE INGREDIENTS
TO MY FAMILY DINNER ARE...
ONE MUM WHO IS A GREAT COOK BUT
DOES NOT LIKE MEASURING STUFF.

Mom is in her forties, with long slightly wavy brown hair and wears a black skirt and a purple cardigan sweater.

Charlie says ONE AUNTY WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING
ABOUT NATIVE INGREDIENTS.

Julie is in her late forties, with long white hair with bangs and wears a printed yellow dress and sunglasses.

Charlie says ONE OLDER BROTHER WHO CAN BE
QUITE ANNOYING,
AND WE LOVE WINDING
EACH OTHER UP.

Joseph is in his mid-teens, with slightly long straight brown hair and wears shorts and a striped T-shirt.

Charlie says DON'T FORGET SPECKLES!

A small white dog comes along.

Charlie says SO BY NOW YOU MUST BE
WONDERING...

Everyone says WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
(LAUGHS)

The name of the show reads "What's for dinner?"

Charlie says I COME FROM AN
INDIGENOUS FAMILY WHERE FOOD
IS A REALLY IMPORTANT
PART OF WHO WE ARE.
I'M A YORTA YORTA GIRL
AND MY HERITAGE IS A HUGE
PART OF EVERYTHING WE EAT.
TODAY WE ARE GOING TO BE MAKING
KANGAROO MEATBALLS AND PASTA,
CRUNCHY SALAD FULL OF NATIVE
PLANTS FROM THE GARDEN
AND MY SPECIAL ENERGY BALLS
MADE FROM THE INGREDIENTS
THAT WE GET FROM THE LAND.

A caption reads "Hunt and gather."

Charlie says THE BASICS FOR COOKING THE MEAL
BUT WE NEED TO GO
AND COLLECT ALL THE INDIGENOUS
PLANTS FROM THE GARDEN.
AUNTY JULIE,
CAN YOU COME HELP ME?
WHENEVER WE CAN,
WE TRY TO INCLUDE
AS MANY INDIGENOUS
INGREDIENTS IN THE
FOOD WE COOK AT HOME, AND A LOT
OF THEM COME FROM OUR GARDEN.

Julie says OK.
SO WE'RE PRETTY LUCKY, CHARLIE.
SOME OF THE MURNONG ARE OUT,
AND THAT'S WHEN THEY'RE
THE SWEETEST, SO GO FOR IT.

Charlie says WHOA!

Julie says OH, THAT'S GREAT.
LOOK AT THAT ONE.
HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT THAT'S
A GOOD ONE?

Charlie says WELL, IT'S NOT TOO BIG
BUT IT'S NOT TO SMALL,
AND THE BIG ONES TASTE BITTER.

Julie says PERFECT.
THESE ARE ALL VANILLA LILIES,
CHARLIE.

Charlie says HOW DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE
BETWEEN VANILLA AND CHOCOLATE?

Julie says WELL, THE SMELL.
THE VANILLA LILIES
SMELL LIKE VANILLA,
THE CHOCOLATE LILIES
SMELL LIKE CHOCOLATE.

Charlie says OH, WOW!

Julie says LOOK AT THAT ONE.

Charlie says LOOKS LIKE A SQUID.

(LAUGHS)

Julie says IT DOES. KEEP THAT LITTLE ONE.

Charlie says I THINK I'VE GOT EVERYTHING.
SHALL WE START COOKING?

Julie says YEAH, LET'S.

The caption changes to "Preparation stations."

In the kitchen, Charlie says FIRST UP IS
KANGAROO MEATBALLS.
SOMETIMES WE MAKE THIS
WITH OTHER MEATS AS WELL,
BUT I LOVE KANGAROO.

Julie says RIGHT, CHARLIE, WE'LL MAKE
SOME KANGAROO MEATBALLS.

Charlie says WHAT'S THE WHITE STUFF?

Julie says THAT'S ACTUALLY CHICKEN FAT.
KANGAROO HAS NO FAT ON IT,
AND THAT OFTEN MAKES IT
SO IT'S NOT JUICY, PARTICULARLY
WHEN WE'RE COOKING IT THIS WAY,
SO WE'LL BE MIXING THE CHICKEN
FAT IN WITH THE KANGAROO.

Charlie says YOU CAN DO THAT IF YOU LIKE.

Julie says THANK YOU.
NOW WE'RE GOING TO PUT SOME OF
THE INDIGENOUS INGREDIENTS IN.
THIS IS KIRRA.
THEY CALL IT NATIVE BASIL.

Charlie says HOW MUCH?

Julie says HAVE A SMELL.

Charlie says SMELLS GOOD.

Julie says SO THEN WE JUST PACK THEM
TOGETHER INTO THE BALLS.

Charlie says THE MEATBALLS GO IN
THE OVEN FOR HALF AN HOUR.

Julie puts the balls in the oven and says OK.

Julie cleans the murnong and says IF YOU WANT TO TASTE A BIT
AND I'LL TASTE A BIT AND SEE
WHETHER WE THINK
WE NEED TO BAKE THEM OR NOT.

Charlie says THEY'RE A TINY BIT BITTER.

Julie says YEAH.

Charlie says NOW EVERYTHING IS CHOPPED,
I'M GOING TO ASSEMBLE THE SALAD.
PUT IT ALL TOGETHER.

Julie says WITH THE
INDIGENOUS INGREDIENTS,
I USUALLY CHOP THEM UP FAIRLY
SMALL AND DON'T USE A HUGE
AMOUNT OF THEM BECAUSE THEIR
FLAVOURS ARE A LOT STRONGER.
THAN WHAT WE'RE USED TO.

Charlie says THE USUAL?

Julie says YEAH.
I'LL JUST TASTE.
NO, IT'S BEAUTIFUL.
YUM.

Charlie says ALL THE ROOTS WILL BE
GOING IN OUR SALAD.
NOW FOR THE FINAL
TOUCHES ON THE CRUNCHY SALAD.
ALL DONE!

Julie says FANTASTIC.

Charlie says IT'S TIME TO MAKE DESSERT.
THIS ONE I LOVE TO MAKE
ALL THE TIME
AND SOMETIMES JUST FOR A SNACK.
MUM, CAN YOU HELP ME
WITH THIS ONE?

Mom says YEAH, OF COURSE.

Charlie says DO WE DO TWO CUPS OF THIS?

Mom says YEAH, TWO CUPS OF THE DATES.
AND THE SEEDS ARE OUT.
AND MAYBE TWO
TABLESPOONS OF COCOA.

Charlie says SHOULD WE ADD THE
DAVIDSON PLUM EXTRACT?

A caption reads "Ooray (Davidson plum). Edible sour fruit. Adds a tart flavour to sweet and savoury."

Mom says YEAH, ABSOLUTELY.

Charlie says WHAT'S ANOTHER NAME FOR IT?

Mom says OORAY. THE ABORIGINAL
WORD IS OORAY.

Charlie says IS IT BLENDING TIME?

Mom says IT'S BLENDING TIME.

They blend the ingredients together.

Mom says NO, THAT'S PERFECT.

Charlie says YEP. NOW WHAT
DO WE DO WITH THEM?

Mom says WE PUT IT IN THE BOWL IN
THERE AND WE'LL START ROLLING.

Charlie says YOU REALLY HAVE TO GET YOUR
HANDS DIRTY FOR THIS ONE.

They roll the mix into small balls and roll them on grated coconut.

(music plays)

They set the table.

(KNOCKING SOUND)

Two guests arrive.

Charlie says HI. COME ON IN.
DINNER'S NEARLY READY.
NOW THAT EVERYONE'S HERE,
IT'S TIME FOR DINNER!
(LAUGHS)
(LAUGHS)

Julie says SORRY!

One of the guests says WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE THING
TO COOK TODAY?

Charlie says THE PROTEIN BALLS.
THEY WERE REALLY FUN.

The guest says MM. THEY'RE REALLY
DELICIOUS AS WELL.

Charlie says I LIKE HOW, LIKE, THE SOURNESS
BRINGS STUFF TO IT, LIKE,
BRINGS A BIT OF BITE TO IT.
AUNTY JULIE, WHY DO YOU THINK
IT'S IMPORTANT TO GET
TOGETHER FOR FOOD?

Julie says WHEN YOU EAT TOGETHER,
YOU SORT OF TEND TO RELAX
AND IT STARTS CONVERSATIONS
THAT MAYBE YOU WOULDN'T
HAVE IN A MORE FORMAL
SITUATION.
BECAUSE SO MUCH OF THE STUFF
THAT WE USE HAS CULTURAL
SIGNIFICANCE, FOR EXAMPLE,
WATTLE SEED...
WHAT'S IMPORTANT ABOUT WATTLE?

The guest says IT RESEMBLES
THE PRODUCE OF THE LAND,
WAS WHAT I WAS ALWAYS TAUGHT.

Julie says GOOD GIRL. ALICE, CAN YOU TELL
US ANOTHER ONE?

Alice, the other guest says THE GUM TREE
REPRESENTS THE ELDERS
'CAUSE IT GROWS THE TALLEST.

Julie says WELL DONE.

Joseph says BLOOD CHERRY, BECAUSE IT NEEDS
ANOTHER PLANT TO GROW WITH IT
AND THAT WOULD REPRESENT
COMMUNITY.

Julie says YEAH, IT REPRESENTS COMMUNITY.
CHARLIE, WHY DO YOU THINK IT'S
IMPORTANT THAT WE LEARN
THESE RECIPES?

Charlie says CULTURE, TRADITIONS
AND BRINGING FAMILY TOGETHER.

Julie says FANTASTIC. YEAH. YEP.

Charlie says THEY THINK I'M WEIRD
BECAUSE I'M USING THE SPOON
TO EAT THE COCONUT.
I THINK THEY SHOULD DO IT.
TASTES GOOD.

Julie says YEAH, TASTES GOOD.
THE COCONUT'S GOT
A LOT OF DAVIDSON PLUM IN IT.

Charlie says IT TASTES REALLY GOOD.
TRUST ME.

Alice says YOU SURE?

Charlie says YES.
IT'S LIKE A SOUR LOLLY.
(LAUGHS)

Alice makes a funny face.

(LAUGHTER)

Charlie says JOSEPH!

She claps.

Charlie says THANKS FOR COMING FOR DINNER
AT OUR PLACE.

Everyone says BYE!