RECIPES

Easy oven baked Singapore Chicken Rice Recipe mypoppet.com.au

Cheat’s Chicken Rice – A taste of Singapore at Home

One of Emma’s absolute favourite things to eat is Singapore style Chicken Rice, also known as Hainanese Chicken Rice. Conveniently for me, she’ll choose it over nearly any meal on offer, so when we were in Singapore recently, eating out was a breeze because you can get Chicken Rice at every hawker centre, cafe and restaurant in town. It’s a…

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Tumeric & Mustard Seed Cucumber Pickles Recipe mypoppet.com.au

Tumeric & Mustard Seed Cucumber Pickles

I made some cucumber pickles! I’ve always wanted to try pickling but have been intimidated by the whole ‘canning’ process which involves heat treating the bottled pickles to extend the shelf life. Turns out you can still totally make a good pickled cucumber and skip all the faffing, you just need to store it in the fridge and consume within…

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Whole Orange Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Whole Orange & Almond Mini Cakes with Orange Syrup

Winter may not be my favourite season, but the one thing I do love about it is the abundance of juicy oranges. We’ve been having fresh squeezed juice every day, lots of Orange & Fennel salad and of course, Orange & Almond Syrup cake. I love this recipe, when you boil the whole oranges it perfumes the kitchen with a…

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Easy vegetable tart recipe

Easy Pumpkin & Fennel Vegetable Tart

  Today a delicious recipe from guest blogger Kyrstie of A Fresh Legacy. Our family meals are inspired based on what is available from our backyard vegetable garden. A walk around the various garden beds each day provides me with an idea of what will be ready to harvest during the week and I plan accordingly. I love avoiding a…

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Asian Chicken and corn soup

Asian Style Chicken + Corn Soup

Mention Chinese Chicken & Corn soup to anyone growing up in the 80s and they may have flashbacks of gluggy cornflour thickened soup that may or may not have looked like slime. Rest assured, this is not that soup. More like a broth, this soup is warming, light but hearty at the same time. I made some last week because…

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Fairy Bread Puffed Rice Party Treats – Allergy Friendly

It was Emma’s Birthday this week, so there was plenty of cake, sugary treats and sprinkle coated edibles on offer to celebrate another year passing (so quickly). We are very fortunate that Emma doesn’t suffer from any food allergies, but the same can’t be said for many of her class mates. Just in her class, there are several kids with…

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3 cute cup cake ideas and recipe

3 Cute Easter Cupcakes to Make

I’ve got three cute Easter Cupcake ideas for you, perfect for all those Easter family gatherings, school events and get togethers on your calendar this week. Although they look pretty fancy, I guarantee they are super easy to make. I’ve included a Basic Vanilla Cupcake Recipe and one for Buttercream Icing too, but go ahead and use a packet mix…

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Grilled fish taco with pinapple salsa

Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa & The Perfect Wine to Match

I’ll be the first person to admit that I’m no wine expert, I’m more likely to choose a wine for it’s interesting label that it’s vintage. But over the years I’ve learnt through experience that some wines really compliment certain foods, and some just don’t work at all. There are lots of rules for pairing wine with food, most people…

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