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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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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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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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Kids Cooking - Easy lunchbox idea - sushi sandwiches - mypoppet.com.au

Emma’s Sushi Sandwiches – A Fun & Healthy Snack

Getting kids to eat what’s good for them isn’t always the easiest job in the world. There’s been times when this mum has had to get creative and ‘hide’ some extra veggies in the spag bol, or call everything ‘chicken’ (when the kid went through the only eating chicken phase). We’ve all been there. If you are having trouble getting…

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Traditional french onion soup recipe

Traditional French Onion Soup

It’s well and truly soup season, and nothing is more comforting than a big bowl of French Onion Soup with lots of crusty bread to soak up all the goodness. Today I have a special treat, Agathé Kerr, Melbourne-based Parisian croissant queen and pastry chef, has kindly shared her favourite recipe for Traditional French Onion soup. Agathé is a mother…

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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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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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