Mushroom Shakshuka recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Mushroom Shakshuka – An Easy One Pan Meal

Shakshuka is a delicious traditional North African and Middle Eastern dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It featured eggs baked in a rich and spicy tomato sauce, and can be made quickly with just a few ingredients. Our local Israeli cafe does a delicious version topped with feta, and they also make an Egyptian style baked…

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minestrone soup recipe - mypoppet.com.au

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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winter school holiday activity ideas - mypoppet.com.au

Winter School Holiday Activity Ideas & Free School Holiday Planner

How are you surviving Melbourne’s wintry chill? We’ve been enjoying the unseasonably sunny weekends so far, and making the most of the clear weather to take some long walks along the beach. We usually do fine whilst school is in session, but as soon as the July school holidays hit, I find we get a little ‘stir-crazy’ if I haven’t…

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How to make Candy Sushi - mypoppet.com.au

Candy Sushi – A Fun Party Food Idea!

It’s International Sushi Day, and what a better way to celebrate than with a delicious Candy Sushi treat! This Candy Sushi is super easy to make with a few simple ingredients, and is a fun nut-free and gluten-free treat to pop in a lunchbox or for a kids party. I’ve used an assortment of dried fruit, fruit leather and some…

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Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2018

Get your Cosplay ready! Oz Comic-Con is returning to Melbourne

As the first Oz Comic-Con of the year approaches this coming long weekend in Melbourne (June 8th-9th), it’s just dawned on me that I have less than 10 days to get Emma’s cosplay ready for the big event. There’s been discussion and planning since her birthday in April about who she is going as, (I refuse to discuss the topic…

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Easy Homemade Sausage rolls recipe mypoppet.com.au

Super Easy Homemade Sausage Rolls

Nothing tastes as good as a homemade sausage roll straight out of the oven. When the Mr suggested I pop over to the local bakery to pick up some sausage rolls for lunch, I whipped up a batch of my Super Easy Sausage Rolls instead, with just a few ingredients already sitting in my fridge. There’s hardly any prep worked…

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Craig’s Royal Hotel High Tea, Ballart

Best Mother’s Day High Teas in Melbourne – Classic or with a Twist!

I’ve never met a mum who doesn’t love a good High Tea, and why not, some traditions never get old. Sipping a delicately brewed cup of tea while sampling delicious sweet treats is the perfect Sunday afternoon pastime. This Mother’s Day, traditionalists can enjoy a classic high tea selection, while more adventurous mums might opt for a high tea with a…

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Top 10 Autumn School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

School holidays have already started here in Victoria, and Easter falls nicely within them this year. Term 1 has just flown by, and the Autumn school holidays are a well-earned breather before the hard work of term 2 sets in. Autumn is a fab time of year to enjoy the Autumn colour in Melbourne, as the mild weather is a…

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