Household begins ‘My Restaurant Guidelines’ type competitors for lockdown 

Mama shows the style competition “My Restaurant Rules”, with which her family survives the lockdown – and encourages others to try it out too

  • A Melbourne mother presented her family’s cooking contest online
  • She said the My Restaurant Rules-style competition beats boredom
  • The mother teamed up with her nine-year-old son, her husband with her six-year-old daughter

A busy mother of two showed her family trying to find dinner time in a “My Restaurant Rules” -style competition. to embellish Lockdown.

the Melbourne Family previously weathered six city-wide lockdowns and become experts and invent new ways to pass the time indoors.

In the latest game, mother Stephanie and her nine year old son Dustin cook against her husband Dave and their six year old daughter Sienna.

A busy mother of two showed her family trying it out in a “My Restaurant Rules” -style contest in lockdown

Sienna, six, with the nigiri she made with her father Dave for the starter in her pop-up restaurant

Sienna, six, with the nigiri she made with her father Dave for the starter in her pop-up restaurant

The father-daughter team is three points behind, but loves the competition

The father-daughter team is three points behind, but loves the competition

In the My Restaurant Rules-style challenge, the two teams compete for the best menu with points for taste and presentation.

And Stephanie says the game was a huge hit, especially with her son excited to take the lead.

“We win with three points,” she told FEMAIL.

“We help them create the menu, but we mostly choose dishes that we all like to eat,” she said.

In the first round of the restaurant there was Stephanie and Dustin’s menu.

As a starter, the family had saganaki before dealing with dumplings for the main course.

Both menus were designed by Sienna - after Dustin lost interest in physical design Sienna and Dave served a Swedish cake, shrimp salad and nigiri with dinner

Both menus were created by Sienna. The one designed by Dustin and Stephanie contained dumplings and sganaki, while Sienna and Dave’s had Swedish cakes and sushi

Dustin proudly posed in front of the dumplings while they cooked

Dustin proudly posed in front of the dumplings while they cooked

For dessert, the mother and son team served chocolate pudding with ice cream.

A week later, the papa-daughter team set up their menu and served nigiri at the beginning, followed by a shrimp salad and kladdkaka, a Swedish chocolate cake, at the end.

Stephanie said they are trying to do whatever they can to entertain the children despite the tight restrictions imposed by the Andrews government.

The nine-year-old boy is pictured here turning his saganaki dish over

The nine-year-old boy is pictured here turning his saganaki dish over

The Swedish-style chocolate cake was a hit with the family who adopted the recipe from Facebook

The Swedish-style chocolate cake was a hit with the family who adopted the recipe from Facebook

“It’s hard, especially now that playgrounds are banned,” she said.

The children proudly posed in front of their meals while they cooked. Dustin lost interest in preparing the physical menus, so Sienna did it for both meals.

The mother posted photos of the experimental dinner challenge on Facebook, where she inspired dozens of others to start a cooking contest with their children.

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