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Harry Potter Butterbeer Cupcake Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Butterbeer Cupcakes – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

No Harry Potter party is complete without one of the wizarding world’s favourite beverage treats, Butterbeer! It’s a sweet drink sold at taverns in the Harry Potter books, and is now available for us muggles to enjoy at the various Harry Potter theme parks around the world. I’ve actually tasted real Butterbeer when we visited The Magical Making of Harry…

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Beat the Winter Chill – Family Favourite Minestrone Soup

Brrr! It’s getting chilly down here in Melbourne, and I’m not sure about you, but I’m not a fan of the cold weather. But there are a few things I enjoy about Winter: being able to wear my Ugg boots all day, snuggling under blankets for a weekend movie marathon, and enjoying hearty winter comfort food. There is nothing better…

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MoMA at NGV – New York’s Best Art comes to Melbourne

When you walk into an exhibition and the first artwork that greets you is a Van Gogh, you know you are in for a visual treat. MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art is an international exclusive which features more than 200 works from New York’s iconic Museum of Modern Art. Co-Curated by teams at MoMA and…

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Harry Potter Savoury Pumpkin Pastie Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Savoury Pumpkin Pasties – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

Anything from the trolley dears? Pumpkin Pastie? Chocolate Frog? Cauldron Cakes?  – Trolley Witch, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. You can’t have a Harry Potter party without the favourite snack of the wizarding world – Pumpkin Pasties! Sold on the Hogwarts Express food trolley by the very sassy ‘trolley witch’ (you’ll know what I’m talking about if you’ve read…

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What we’re looking forward to at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

Oz Comic-Con is back in Melbourne this June long weekend and I have a family pass to giveaway to one lucky reader. We’ve been going to Oz Comic-Con for a number of years now and it’s become a permanent fixture in the kiddo’s calendar, along with her birthday and Christmas. Yes, she really looks forward to it as much as…

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Alabama Hotel Hobart – Boutique Accommodation on a Budget

The terms ‘Boutique Hotel’ and ‘Budget Accommodation’ don’t usually sit together in the same sentence, but on my last trip to Tasmania we stayed in a little place in Hobart that ticked both those boxes and did it well. If you are looking for Budget Accommodation in Hobart, you can’t get better, or more central than the Alabama Hotel. The…

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Beyond Perception an Innovative New Experience for Teens at Scienceworks

Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen is a brand new immersive permanent gallery space at Scienceworks created exclusively with teens in mind. Filled with large-scale immersive experiences, Beyond Perception: Seeing the Unseen aims to inspire and intrigue teens to engage with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by taking them to its most fascinating and imperceptible corners. The concepts covered are…

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4 ingredient Treacle tart recipe - mypoppet.com.au

4 Ingredient Treacle Tart – A Harry Potter Inspired Recipe

I’d never heard of Treacle Tart before I encountered it in the Harry Potter books. Apparently it’s Harry’s favourite food and after tasting it for myself I can see why. You won’t need any magical powers to whip up this dessert, it’s surprisingly easy to make, even for a muggle like me. A moment later the desserts appeared. Blocks of…

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