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slow cooked lamb shanks greek style wraps - mypoppet.com.au

Greek Style Slow Cooked Lamb Wraps in just 10 Minutes!

As a busy mum I’m always looking for quick, easy and healthy meal ideas that the whole family will enjoy. Some days I’ve got dinner covered, and other days, well not so much. When Marathon Foods offered me a chance to review their newest ready-meal range by Chef Direct, I jumped at the opportunity. Most of you will know by…

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Recipe Coconut Chicken Strips with Spicy Mayo Dipping Sauce - mypoppet.com.au

Coconut Chicken Strips with Spicy Mayo Dipping Sauce

If you are looking for a quick and easy to prepare meal that the whole family will love look no further than my tasty Coconut Chicken Strips. It’s my elevated version of the ubiquitous chicken nugget with the added bonus that there is no messy frying involved. The kids will love them, and with the addition of a spicy dipping…

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Drumplings - Melbourne Dumplings - mypoppet.com.au

Drumplings – A most unusual Dumpling Experience!

We’re huge fans of dumplings here at My Poppet. In fact, the kiddo is crazy for them! Luckily for us, there’s a multitude of fantastic dumpling joints in Melbourne that can satisfy our cravings when we get a hankering, but none quite like Drumplings. Drumplings is no ordinary dumpling shop, its offerings are slightly wacky, like if Willy Wonka got…

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minestrone soup recipe - mypoppet.com.au

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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Roasted Salmon with veggies and lemon sauce - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Baked Salmon with Greens & Lemon Dijon Sauce

Hands up if you like baked salmon? I mean how could you not; it’s so tasty, healthy and really quick to prepare. Throw it next to a salad or some steamed greens and you’ve got a fancy dinner that is sure to impress. I’m a pretty lazy cook, so any meal that can be on the table in 20 minutes…

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Salmon fettuccine with lemon cream sauce recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Salmon Fettuccine with Lemon, Cream & Chive Sauce

What’s for dinner tonight? Just the question I was asking myself when the doorbell rang this afternoon. Luckily for me, it was a surprise delivery from Tassal Salmon – a gift hamper chock full of everything I needed to make this delicious Salmon Pasta. Salmon is a very nutritious food, rich in protein and Omega 3 fatty acids. Great for keeping…

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restaurant review Melbourne - Claypots Barbarossa mypoppet.com.au

Claypots Barbarossa – Simple Seafood in Melbourne’s CBD

If you enjoy fresh, uncomplicated seafood you are going to love Renan Goksin’s new food offering in Melbourne’s Hardware Lane – Claypots Barbarossa. Renan is best known for his simple approach to seafood with European flavours at his St Kilda and South Melbourne venues, Claypots and Claypots Evening Star. Claypots Barbarossa is no different and takes the same approach to…

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rice stuffed capsicum peppers

Rice Stuffed Capsicums – Tonight’s Dinner Sorted

One of my favourite dishes to eat as a kids growing up was Stuffed Capsicums. My mum always made them when red capsicums were in season and going cheap at the market. We’d choose the big fat stocky ones with flat bottoms and plenty of room for stuffing. The fillings would vary with whatever ingredients were on hand, but they…

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Malaysian Coconut Chicken Curry Rice Recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Malaysian Coconut Chicken Curry – Recipe Box Challenge

A delicious Malaysian style Chicken Curry that the whole family will love. Makes plenty with enough leftovers for lunch the next day. “What’s for dinner?” A question that I hear all too often at around 6pm and usually never have a good answer for. Cue the mad rummage though the pantry or in worst case scenarios, a phone call to…

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