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Food to Feed the Family


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Food to Feed the Family


my philosophy

Feeding your family is one of the most important and joyous roles for any parent. I derive so much pleasure from cooking, sharing my love of food with my family, and cooking with my children.

I hope to share that passion for cooking and sharing great food with you.

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pop-up restaurants

You will find me around town doing restaurant pop-ups, collaborating with some of my friends from MasterChef and others. I'm currently scouting a few venues, and should have some dates locked in for October and November shortly. Details here when they become available ...

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cooking classes

I plan to run cooking classes in 2016, to pass on some of the tips and tricks that have helped me to become a better home cook. Details here when they become available ...

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catering

I have been doing private catering events for some corporate clients I have worked with in the past. There will be limited opportunities for me to undertake this work in the future. Details here when they become available ...

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My Food


My focus is on showing you how to make healthy and delicious food that is easy to cook at home, and food that you can enjoy making with your kids.

My Food


My focus is on showing you how to make healthy and delicious food that is easy to cook at home, and food that you can enjoy making with your kids.

Here you will find a combination of some of my favourite family recipes, as well as new recipes that I will develop. 

VIEW MY RECIPES

Here you will find some instructional videos, to help you with your cooking.

 

COMING SOON

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Matthew Hopcraft


Matthew Hopcraft


About Me

Matthew Hopcraft

I trained as a dentist, and worked in the Army, and public and private dental practices after I graduated. I spent 12 years as an academic at the University of Melbourne, and completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in dental public health. I was the President of the Australian Dental Association (Victorian Branch) in 2010-11, and continue to work closely in the profession to promote good oral health. 

 

Masterchef

Season 7

I was a contestant in Season 7 of MasterChef Australia, where I finished 6th. I was fortunate to cook for some of the best chefs in the world, including Heston Blumenthal, Marco Pierre White, Massimo Bottura, Rick Stein, Shannon Bennett, Janice Wong, Darren Purchese, and of course George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan and Matt Preston, whose mentoring and support was invaluable.

Family

I am married to Erika, and we have two children, Emily and Lachlan. My inspiration for cooking comes from my family, and always striving to put good food on the table for them at every opportunity.

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