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Dining with Aboriginal Australians


Do you know what Australian food is? Kangaroo, bush carrot and quandong are just the beginning. Join host Pete Campbell and discover the fascinating history of the Aboriginal Australians and their delicious cuisine. For more than 50,000 years, the First People cultivated and cared for their native land, developing some tasty recipes along the way. Learn about the evolution of the cuisine through the period of British colonization and the incredible ways in which the Aboriginal Australians have been fighting for the past 200 years to keep their culture alive.  About the Host

Pete Campbell is a self-taught cook and finalist from MasterChef Australia. After hanging up his suit and tie, Pete sought a more laid back and creative way to make a living, opening a coffee shop and retraining as a tattoo artist before pursuing a culinary career. Pete is a lover of classic cuisines and works as a full-time chef in Sydney, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

About Honest History

Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves. Learn more at and @honesthistory.


This episode was written by Heidi Coburn and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.